Embiid, 76ers spoil DeMarcus Cousins’ home Warriors debut

Sports 02/01/19, 01:10

Joel Embiid had 26 points and 20 rebounds to spoil DeMarcus Cousins' home debut with the Warriors, and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped Golden State's NBA-best 11-game winning streak with a 113-104 victory Thursday night.Philadelphia hadn't won a game in the series in nearly six years. Ben Simmons also scored 26 ...

Embiid scores 28, leads 76ers to 121-105 victory over Lakers

Basketball 01/30/19, 01:19

Joel Embiid scored 28 points, Jimmy Butler added 20 and the Philadelphia 76ers led throughout in a 121-105 victory over the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.Brandon Ingram had a career-high 36 points for the Lakers, who were missing Kyle Kuzma (hip) along with LeBron James and Lonzo Ball.Embiid, ...

Jokic returns to lead Nuggets past 76ers 126-110

Basketball 01/26/19, 23:40

Nikola Jokic posted his seventh triple-double of the season in his return from a one-game suspension and the Denver Nuggets beat the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers 126-110 on Saturday night.Jokic finished with 32 points, 18 rebounds and 10 assists.The 76ers gave leading scorer Joel Embiid the night off, robbing fans of ...

Embiid scores 33, leads 76ers past Spurs 122-120

Basketball 01/23/19, 22:51

Joel Embiid had 33 points and 19 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers used a pair of four-point plays in the fourth quarter to beat the San Antonio Spurs 122-120 on Wednesday night.With a Sixers crowd chanting "MVP!" each time Embiid touched the ball, the All-Star center delivered a sensational performance. ...

Embiid leads 76ers to 121-93 rout of Harden, Rockets

Basketball 01/21/19, 22:52

Joel Embiid had 32 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers past fellow MVP contender James Harden and the Houston Rockets 121-93 on Monday night.Harden, selected Western Conference player of the week on Monday, finished with 37 points — giving him 20 straight games with at least 30.Philadelphia ...

George lifts Thunder past 76ers 117-115

Sports 01/19/19, 18:38

Paul George converted a four-point play with 5.1 seconds left, sending Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder to a wild 117-115 victory over Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday.George's clutch shot capped a wild finish that included another memorable exchange with Westbrook and Embiid. Westbrook hit the ...

Embiid, Butler lead 76ers’ 120-96 rout of Pacers

Basketball 01/17/19, 21:48

Joel Embiid had 22 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists Thursday night to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to their seventh win in nine games, a 120-96 blowout of the Indiana Pacers.Jimmy Butler added 27 points, eight assists and five boards as Philadelphia shot 53 percent and finished with 38 assists, ...

76ers rout Wolves 149-107 in 1st meeting since Butler trade

Basketball 01/15/19, 22:33

Joel Embiid had 31 points and 13 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers scored 83 points in the first half in a 149-107 thrashing of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night in Jimmy Butler's first game against his former team.The Golden State Warriors were the only team to score more first-half ...

76ers score 83 in 1st half, roll past Timberwolves by 42

Basketball 01/15/19, 21:31

Joel Embiid had 31 points and 13 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers scored 83 points in the first half in a 149-107 thrashing of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night in Jimmy Butler's first game against his former team.The Golden State Warriors were the only team to score more first-half ...

76ers escape with 108-105 win over Knicks; Embiid scores 26

Football 01/13/19, 16:09

Ben Simmons fell an assist short of a triple-double with 20 points and 22 rebounds, Joel Embiid scored 26 points and the Philadelphia 76ers escaped with a 108-105 victory over the New York Knicks on Sunday. New York's Emmanuel Mudiay missed a potential game-tying 3-pointer at the buzzer that would have ...

Embiid sits for 76ers vs. Hawks with sore left ankle

Sports 01/11/19, 18:52

Philadelphia center Joel Embiid sat out the 76ers' game Friday night against Atlanta because of a sore left ankle.Embiid hurt his ankle in a loss to Washington on Wednesday night. Embiid was one of the final players to leave the court during warmups and shot long jumpers wearing "Trust the ...

Beal scores 14 straight points, Wizards beat 76ers 123-106

Basketball 01/09/19, 21:50

Bradley Beal scored 14 straight points in the fourth quarter and finished with 34 to help the Washington Wizards beat the Philadelphia 76ers 123-106 on Wednesday night for a split of the home-and-home set.Otto Porter Jr. added 23 points, his most since returning from a quadriceps injury this month, and ...

Shamet, Embiid lead 76ers to 132-115 rout of Wizards

Basketball 01/08/19, 21:28

Rookie Landry Shamet made eight 3-pointers and scored 29 points, both career-highs, and Joel Embiid had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 132-115 rout of the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night.Jimmy Butler added 20 points and Ben Simmons had 19 points, nine assists and ...

Embiid, Simmons lead 76ers past Mavericks, 106-100

Basketball 01/05/19, 22:10

Joel Embiid had 25 points and 12 rebounds, and Ben Simmons had 20 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists in the Philadelphia 76ers' 106-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night.Embiid hit two key free throws late for Philadelphia, which was without Jimmy Butler for the second straight game ...

Embiid scores 42 points, 76ers hold off Suns 132-127

Sports 01/03/19, 00:05

Joel Embiid, playing despite a sore left knee, matched his season high with 42 points, 30 in the first half, and grabbed 18 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers held off a strong second-half rally to beat the Phoenix Suns 132-127 on Wednesday night.Ben Simmons added 29 points and J.J. Redick ...

On Basketball: International stars leaving mark on NBA

Basketball 01/02/19, 16:36

Go back to the 1999-2000 NBA season, and there were only two foreign-born players in the NBA who averaged 15 points per game: Dirk Nowitzki and Tim Duncan.This season, there are 24 names on that list — by far the most in league history.The NBA international imprint just keeps getting ...

76ers survive late threat from Clippers to win 119-113

Basketball 01/02/19, 01:21

Joel Embiid notched his NBA-leading 32nd double-double of the season in his return and the Philadelphia 76ers withstood a furious fourth-quarter rally by the Los Angeles Clippers for a 119-113 victory on Tuesday night to open the new year.Embiid was a game-time decision after missing one game because of a ...

McCollum leads Trail Blazers in 129-95 rout of 76ers

Basketball 12/30/18, 23:44

C.J. McCollum scored 35 points to break out of a brief shooting slump, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 129-95 Sunday night.McCollum made four 3-pointers and hit 13 of 18 from the floor to lead Portland. In his six previous games, McCollum was 35 percent from the ...

Redick scores 24, Embiid has 23, 76ers roll over Jazz 114-97

Basketball 12/28/18, 01:17

JJ Redick scored 24 points and Joel Embiid had 23 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks to help the Philadelphia 76ers cruise past the Utah Jazz, 114-97 on Thursday night.Ben Simmons, who was selected over Utah's Donovan Mitchell as Rookie of the Year last season, had his fifth triple-double of ...

Irving scores 40, leads Celtics to 121-114 win over Sixers

Sports 12/25/18, 20:30

Kyrie Irving hit back-to-back 3-pointers in overtime for six of his 40 points and the Boston Celtics rallied to a 121-114 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night.Irving, who forced the OT on a jump shot with 20 seconds left in the fourth, also pulled down 10 rebounds for ...

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