Russell, LeVert leads Nets to Game 1 stunner over 76ers

Sports 04/13/19, 16:33

D'Angleo Russell flashed some postseason magic, playing like the All-Star leader Brooklyn needed with 26 points, and Caris LeVert scored 23 to lead the Nets to an impressive 111-102 win Saturday over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.The sixth-seeded Nets turned Philly in ...

Bad knee makes Embiid doubtful for 76ers in Game 1 vs. Nets

Basketball 04/12/19, 17:03

Joel Embiid could start the postseason on the bench.Embiid, the Philadelphia 76ers' All-Star center, is doubtful to play Saturday in Game 1 of the first-round playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets because of tendinitis in his left knee that cost him most of the final month of the season"If I ...

76ers rest starters ahead of playoffs, beat Bulls 125-109

Basketball 04/10/19, 21:19

Jonathon Simmons scored 20 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 125-109 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night in the regular-season finale for both teams.In preparation for the playoffs, the 76ers rested all five starters, and star center Joel Embiid's status for the opener is in question.Philadelphia, ...

Embiid may miss 76ers’ playoff opener with knee issue

Basketball 04/10/19, 19:53

Joel Embiid's achy left knee may prevent the All-Star from playing in the Philadelphia 76ers' playoff opener.General manager Elton Brand said Wednesday that Embiid was expected to play in the postseason, but added it was "possible" the 7-foot center wouldn't be ready for the first game. Embiid sat out Wednesday's ...

Wade scores 30 in last game in Miami; Heat top 76ers 122-99

Basketball 04/09/19, 22:09

Dwyane Wade scored 30 points in the tribute-filled final home game of his career, and the Miami Heat defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 122-99 on Tuesday night.Bam Adebayo scored 19, Justise Winslow scored 16 and Hassan Whiteside added 15 for the Heat, who were eliminated from playoff contention when Detroit beat ...

Wade goes out a winner in Miami, Heat top 76ers 122-99

Basketball 04/09/19, 21:15

Dwyane Wade scored 30 points in the tribute-filled final home game of his career, and the Miami Heat defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 122-99 on Tuesday night.Bam Adebayo scored 19, Justise Winslow scored 16 and Hassan Whiteside added 15 for the Heat, who were eliminated from playoff contention when Detroit beat ...

Embiid, Redick lead way as 76ers beat Bulls 116-96

Basketball 04/06/19, 21:25

Joel Embiid had 20 points and 10 rebounds, JJ Redick scored 23 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Chicago Bulls 116-96 on Saturday night.Embiid dominated inside, Redick supplied the outside touch and the 76ers got back to winning after dropping three in a row, even though guard Jimmy Butler missed ...

Bucks beat Sixers, clinch No. 1 seed in Eastern Conference

Basketball 04/04/19, 22:07

Giannis Antetokounmpo outdueled fellow MVP candidate Joel Embiid, finishing with 45 points and 13 rebounds and leading Milwaukee to a 128-122 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night as the Bucks clinched the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.Khris Middleton added 22 points and George Hill had 20 ...

Bucks clinch top seed in the East with win over 76ers

Basketball 04/04/19, 22:03

Giannis Antetokounmpo outdueled fellow MVP candidate Joel Embiid, finishing with 45 points and 13 rebounds and leading Milwaukee to a 128-122 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night as the Bucks clinched the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.Khris Middleton added 22 points and George Hill had 20 ...

Young, Collins help Hawks beat Sixers again

Basketball 04/03/19, 21:32

Trae Young had 33 points and 12 assists, John Collins added 25 points, and the Atlanta Hawks beat Philadelphia 130-122 on Wednesday night, handing the playoff-bound 76ers their second straight loss.The Sixers began the night needing one victory and a loss by Boston to secure the No. 3 seed in ...

In Butler’s return, 76ers top Wolves 118-109

Basketball 03/30/19, 21:39

Tobias Harris scored 25 points for Philadelphia in Jimmy Butler's jeer-filled return to Minnesota, helping the 76ers hang on to beat the Timberwolves 118-109 on Saturday and move one step closer toward solidifying the No. 3 seed for the Eastern Conference playoffs.Ben Simmons pitched in 20 points, 11 rebounds and ...

Sixers keep Embiid home from 3-game trip to rest left knee

Sports 03/30/19, 18:44

The Philadelphia 76ers have decided to rest All-Star center Joel Embiid during their three-game trip for precaution with the playoffs approaching.Coach Brett Brown said before the Sixers played at Minnesota on Saturday that Embiid stayed home as part of the team's plan for "load management" on the left knee that ...

Embiid’s big night leads 76ers past Nets 123-110

Basketball 03/28/19, 20:37

Joel Embiid had 39 points, 13 rebounds and six assists to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 123-110 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night.JJ Redick scored 18 points and Ben Simmons had 16 points and eight assists for the 76ers, who snapped a two-game losing streak.The game matched ...

Magic shut down 76ers in 2nd half, win 119-98, close on 8th

Basketball 03/25/19, 20:28

Nikola Vucevic had 28 points and 11 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic held the Philadelphia 76ers without a field goal for a stretch of nearly 12 minutes Monday night in a 119-98 victory.Evan Fournier scored 24 points for the Magic, who outscored the 76ers 30-5 over a second-half stretch in ...

Hawks snap 76ers’ 6-game winning streak, 129-127

Basketball 03/23/19, 21:34

Trae Young scored 32 points, including a last-second, go-ahead floater, to give the Atlanta Hawks a 129-127 win over Philadelphia on Saturday night, ending the 76ers' six-game winning streak.With 3.5 seconds remaining, Young took the inbound pass from Kevin Huerter and dribbled past Jimmy Butler before sinking the short, soft ...

Young’s last-second jumper lifts Hawks past 76ers 129-127

Sports 03/23/19, 21:20

Trae Young scored 32 points, including a last-second, go-ahead floater, to give the Atlanta Hawks a 129-127 win over Philadelphia on Saturday night, ending the 76ers' six-game winning streak.With 3.5 seconds remaining, Young took the inbound pass from Kevin Huerter and dribbled past Jimmy Butler before sinking the short, soft ...

Marcus Smart fined $50,000 by NBA for shoving Embiid

Sports 03/21/19, 20:24

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been fined $50,000 by the NBA for forcefully shoving Philadelphia's Joel Embiid to the floor.Kiki VanDeWeghe, the NBA's executive vice president of basketball operations, noted Smart's repeated acts of unsportsmanlike conduct during games this season in handing down the penalty Thursday. Smart has been ...

Embiid, 76ers top Celtics for 6th straight victory

Basketball 03/21/19, 04:09

Joel Embiid had 37 points, 22 rebounds and a key block on Kyrie Irving with 35 seconds remaining, and Jimmy Butler scored 15 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to lead the 76ers over the Boston Celtics for their sixth straight victory.Tobias Harris added 21 points for the ...

Embiid gets 37 and 22 to lead 76ers past Celtics 118-115

Sports 03/20/19, 21:07

Joel Embiid had 37 points, 22 rebounds and a key block on Kyrie Irving with 35 seconds remaining, and Jimmy Butler scored 15 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to lead the streaking Philadelphia 76ers over the Boston Celtics 118-115 on Wednesday night.Tobias Harris added 21 points for ...

Bucks beat Lakers 115-101; Antetokounmpo, James sit out

Basketball 03/19/19, 21:48

Khris Middleton scored 30 points and Brook Lopez added 28 as the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 115-101 on Tuesday night.Milwaukee played without Giannis Antetokounmpo, who is nursing an injured ankle, while LeBron James sat out for Los Angeles due to a sore groin.Nikola Mirotic added 23 points ...

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