76ers’ Embiid hates the Celtics, now he needs to beat them

Basketball 03/18/19, 01:12

In this era of players wanting to join up with other players, or even just being friendlier with some opponents than guys on their own teams, it's nice to know there is still some good, old-fashioned hatred in the NBA.Yes, Joel Embiid hates the Celtics.He hates Boston so much that ...

Antetokounmpo has 52, but Embiid’s 40 lead Sixers over Bucks

Sports 03/17/19, 17:53

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a career-high 52 points, but Joel Embiid had 40 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the Milwaukee Bucks 130-125 on Sunday.Antetokounmpo was 15 of 26 from the field, including 3 of 8 from 3-point range, and made 19 of 21 free throws to ...

Embiid has 21 points, 17 rebounds, leads 76ers past Kings

Basketball 03/15/19, 20:37

Joel Embiid had 21 points and 17 rebounds and made some big plays on both ends of the court late in the fourth quarter, Jimmy Butler scored 22 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Sacramento Kings 123-114 on Friday night.Tobias Harris and JJ Redick each added 19 points and ...

Simmons, Sixers survive scare from short-handed Cavaliers

Basketball 03/12/19, 20:37

Ben Simmons scored 26 points, Joel Embiid had 19 rebounds and made some big plays down the stretch, and the Philadelphia 76ers held off the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-99 on Tuesday night.Collin Sexton led the Cavaliers with 26 points, including a layup with 3:10 left that pulled Cleveland within one. Cedi ...

Embiid lifts 76ers past Pacers in return from knee injury

Basketball 03/10/19, 17:17

Joel Embiid had 33 points and 12 rebounds in his first game in nearly a month, leading the Philadelphia 76ers past the Indiana Pacers 106-89 on Sunday.Embiid returned to the lineup after being sidelined by a sore left knee. The Sixers went 4-4 without the All-Star center as they battle ...

Rockets beat 76ers 107-91 for seventh straight win

Basketball 03/08/19, 22:51

James Harden had 31 points and 10 rebounds and the Houston Rockets extended their winning streak to a season-high seven games with a 107-91 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.The Rockets had a big lead for most of the night after a 37-point first quarter and were up ...

Harden’s 31 points help Rockets past 76ers 107-91

Basketball 03/08/19, 22:30

James Harden had 31 points and 10 rebounds and the Houston Rockets extended their winning streak to a season-high seven games with a 107-91 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.The Rockets had a big lead for most of the night after a 37-point first quarter and were up ...

Embiid hopes to return from knee injury next week for 76ers

Basketball 03/02/19, 19:29

Philadelphia 76ers All-Star center Joel Embiid expects to return to the lineup next week from a sore left knee that has cost him the last five games.Embiid sat out again Saturday night against the Golden State Warriors and has not played since the All-Star game. The 24-year-old Embiid is averaging ...

Harris, Simmons lead 76ers past Thunder, 108-104

Basketball 02/28/19, 22:51

Tobias Harris scored 32 points and Ben Simmons had a triple-double to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-104 on Thursday night.Harris, acquired earlier in February in a deal with the Los Angeles Clippers, posted his highest point total in eight games with the 76ers. The 76ers ...

76ers C Marjanovic out with bone bruise, sprain

Basketball 02/26/19, 18:45

Philadelphia 76ers center Boban Marjanovic suffered a bone bruise and mild sprain of his right knee in a collision with Pelicans forward Cheick Diallo and will be evaluated again within the week.Marjanovic's right leg got tangled up between Diallo's legs as both players crashed to the court after pursuing a ...

Sixers beat Pelicans 111-110; Marjanovic hurt late

Basketball 02/26/19, 00:16

Ben Simmons' razzle-dazzle passes and Tobias Harris' shooting were enough to put the Philadelphia 76ers in firm control until it all nearly unraveled and 7-foot-3 center Boban Marjanovic went down clutching his right knee.Harris scored 29 points, Simmons had 14 points and 12 assists, and the Sixers narrowly held off ...

Jusuf Nurkic scores 24, Blazers beat Sixers 130-115

Basketball 02/23/19, 15:43

Jusuf Nurkic scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Damian Lillard had 17 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 130-115 on Saturday.The Sixers struggled in their second game without All-Star center Joel Embiid, who is expected to miss at least a week with a sore left ...

76ers overcame Joel Embiid’s to beat Heat 106-102

Sports 02/21/19, 21:41

Tobias Harris had 12 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, JJ Redick hit a late 3-pointer and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame All-Star center Joel Embiid's absence to beat the Miami Heat 106-102 on Thursday night.Ben Simmons added 21 points, Boban Marjanovic had 19 — including three free throws ...

76ers All-Star C Embiid out a week with sore left knee

Basketball 02/20/19, 14:20

Philadelphia 76ers All-Star center Joel Embiid will miss at least a week with a sore left knee.Embiid underwent an MRI on Tuesday, which revealed no structural damage, and he will undergo physical therapy until he is evaluated again next week.The 24-year-old Embiid is averaging 27.3 points and 13.5 rebounds in ...

Embiid, 76ers win 126-111, hand Knicks 18th straight loss

Basketball 02/13/19, 22:22

Joel Embiid had 26 points, 14 rebounds and one flying leap over an award-winning actress into the crowd, and the Philadelphia 76ers handed the Knicks their 18th straight loss with a 126-111 victory on Wednesday night.Tobias Harris scored 25 points and Ben Simmons had 18 for the 76ers, who bounced ...

Hayward scores 26, Celtics beat 76ers again 112-109

Basketball 02/12/19, 22:53

Gordon Hayward scored 26 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:50 remaining, and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 112-109 on Tuesday night.Al Horford had 23 and Jayson Tatum scored 20 and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the Celtics continued their dominance over the Sixers.Playing without All-Star point guard ...

Embiid leads Sixers past Lebron-led Lakers, 143-120

Basketball 02/10/19, 18:09

Joel Embiid had 37 points and 14 rebounds, Tobias Harris scored 22 points in his second game with Philadelphia, and the new-look 76ers beat LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers 143-120 on Sunday.JJ Redick added 21 points for the Sixers, who have won two straight after acquiring Harris and ...

Redick scores 34 points, 76ers beat Nuggets 117-110

Basketball 02/08/19, 21:39

JJ Redick scored a season-high 34 points, Jimmy Butler had 22 and the new-look Philadelphia 76ers beat the Denver Nuggets 117-110 on Friday night.Tobias Harris had 14 points and eight rebounds in his first game for Philadelphia and Joel Embiid scored 15 and grabbed 12 boards despite playing with a ...

Lowry has big half amid trade rumors, Raptors hold off 76ers

Sports 02/05/19, 23:10

Kyle Lowry had a big first half amid reports that Toronto has offered him in a trade, Kawhi Leonard finished with 24 points, and the Raptors held off the Philadelphia 76ers 119-107 on Tuesday night in a matchup between two of the Eastern Conference's top teams.Lowry and Serge Ibaka each ...

Hield scores 34 points, Kings hold off 76ers 115-108

Basketball 02/03/19, 00:53

Buddy Hield scored 34 points and set a career high for 3-pointers, and the Sacramento Kings weathered a fourth-quarter flurry from Jimmy Butler to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 115-108 on Saturday night.De'Aaron Fox had 19 points and eight assists, Willie Cauley-Stein also scored 19 and Marvin Bagley III added 14 ...

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