Embiid, Simmons lead 76ers over short-handed Raptors

Sports 12/22/18, 22:02

Joel Embiid had 27 points and 11 rebounds, Ben Simmons added 26 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists and the Philadelphia 76ers routed the short-handed Toronto Raptors 126-101 on Saturday night.JJ Redick added 22 points for the 76ers, who pulled within 2½ games of first-place Toronto in the Atlantic Division.Pascal ...

Embiid, Simmons help 76ers end slump, beat Knicks 131-109

Basketball 12/19/18, 21:33

Joel Embiid had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Ben Simmons got his second triple-double in his last three games, and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped out of a funk to beat the New York Knicks 131-109 on Wednesday night.Simmons had 13 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Jimmy Butler added 20 ...

Rudy Gay scores 21 as the Spurs defeat 76ers 123-96

Basketball 12/17/18, 23:08

Rudy Gay had 21 points and LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMar DeRozan each added 20 as San Antonio Spurs defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 123-96 on Monday night. San Antonio bounced back after squandering a 21-point lead in a loss to Chicago on Saturday night. The Spurs held an opponent under 100 points ...

East features MVP candidates even with LeBron in the West

Basketball 12/17/18, 02:46

With eight shopping days to Christmas, the NBA's decision to have Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo and Philadelphia's Joel Embiid in its holiday lineup is more than just sides in another hoop smorgasbord.It puts the spotlight on — and raises a question — about the MVP race, as in, who in the ...

Pacers spoil Embiid’s 40-point night, beat Sixers 113-101

Basketball 12/14/18, 22:29

Thaddeus Young had 26 points and 10 rebounds against his former team, and the Indiana Pacers overcame Joel Embiid's 40-point night to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 113-101 on Friday in a matchup of Eastern Conference contenders.Embiid also had 21 rebounds, becoming the first Sixers player with at least 30 points ...

Dinwiddie scores career-best 39, Nets top 76ers 127-124

Basketball 12/12/18, 21:42

Spencer Dinwiddie scored a career-high 39 points off the bench and Allen Crabbe had 20 to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 127-124 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.Joel Embiid had 33 points and 17 rebounds and Ben Simmons scored 22 for Philadelphia, which played without Jimmy Butler ...

Embiid powers Sixers past slumping Pistons, 116-102

Basketball 12/10/18, 21:42

Joel Embiid scored 24 points in his return to the lineup after a one-game absence, Ben Simmons and Furkan Korkmaz added 18 points apiece, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Detroit Pistons for the second time in four days, winning 116-102 on Monday night.Jimmy Butler, who had 38 points to ...

Butler, 76ers rally without Embiid, beat Pistons 117-111

Football 12/07/18, 22:04

Jimmy Butler scored 38 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame Joel Embiid's absence Friday night, rallying from a 15-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 117-111.Blake Griffin had 31 points and 12 rebounds for Detroit, but the Pistons squandered their big third-quarter lead, as well as a six-point advantage ...

Leonard scores 36 points as Raptors beat 76ers 113-102

Basketball 12/05/18, 22:54

Kawhi Leonard had 36 points, Jonas Valanciunas scored 18 of his season-high 26 in the fourth quarter and the Toronto Raptors beat Philadelphia 113-102 on Wednesday night, handing the 76ers their 13th consecutive loss in Canada.Serge Ibaka added 18 points as the Raptors bounced back from Monday's loss to Denver ...

Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons help 76ers rout Wizards

Basketball 11/30/18, 21:28

Joel Embiid had 16 points and 15 rebounds, Ben Simmons added 13 points and 10 assists and both Philadelphia stars sat for the final quarter and a half in the 76ers' 123-98 victory over the Washington Wizards on Friday night.T.J. McConnell scored 15 points to help the 76ers win their ...

Embiid’s double-double powers 76ers past Knicks 117-91

Basketball 11/28/18, 21:25

Joel Embiid put on a show with his father in the stands for the first time this season, collecting 26 points and 14 rebounds while leading the Philadelphia 76ers to a 117-91 win over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night.Embiid's spin move into a one-handed jam earned a smile ...

Butler hits another winning 3 as Sixers rally past Nets

Basketball 11/25/18, 22:19

Jimmy Butler made a 3-pointer with 2.3 seconds remaining to give the Philadelphia 76ers a 127-125 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday.Butler's shot from the right wing, similar to the one that beat Charlotte in overtime on Nov. 17, capped Philadelphia's rally from 20 points down in a game ...

Butler’s 3-pointer caps 76ers’ rally to beat Nets

Basketball 11/25/18, 20:47

Jimmy Butler made a 3-pointer with 0.4 seconds remaining to give the Philadelphia 76ers a 127-125 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday.Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons (25) shoots over Brooklyn Nets' Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (24) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in New York. ...

Clarkson, Hood help Cavaliers hand 76ers first home loss

Basketball 11/23/18, 22:11

Jordan Clarkson scored 14 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter, Rodney Hood had 25 point and the Cleveland Cavaliers stunned Philadelphia 121-112 on Friday night, snapping the 76ers' perfect home record.Philadelphia entered as the NBA's lone undefeated team at home at 10-0, while the Cavaliers were 0-8 on ...

Embiid, 76ers top Pelicans after Davis’ missed free throw

Sports 11/21/18, 21:51

Joel Embiid had 31 points and 19 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the New Orleans Pelicans 121-120 on Wednesday night after Anthony Davis missed the third of three free throws with 2.5 seconds left.The 76ers are 10-0 at home this season. They looked in control, up nine points with ...

Walker scores 60 points; Sixers top Hornets 122-119 in OT

Basketball 11/18/18, 00:20

Jimmy Butler knocked down a 3-pointer as time expired in overtime, and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame a career-high 60 points from Kemba Walker to beat the Charlotte Hornets 122-119 on Saturday night.Butler's play in the final seconds was the difference.He blocked Walker's shot and saved the ball to a teammate ...

Walker’s 60 points not enough; 76ers top Hornets 122-119

Sports 11/17/18, 22:30

Jimmy Butler knocked down a 3-pointer as time expired in overtime, and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame a career-high 60 points from Kemba Walker to beat the Charlotte Hornets 122-119 on Saturday night.Butler's play in the final seconds was the difference.He blocked Walker's shot and saved the ball to a teammate ...

Magic come back to beat 76ers 111-106 in Butler’s debut

Basketball 11/14/18, 21:58

Jimmy Butler had 14 points in his Philadelphia debut, but the 76ers collapsed late and lost to Orlando 111-106 after Jonathon Simmons hit a 3-pointer with 8.7 seconds left that helped the Magic finish off a big comeback Wednesday night.Orlando scored 21 straight points in the fourth quarter, then held ...

Jimmy Butler ready to ‘grind’ and work hard in Philly

Basketball 11/13/18, 16:24

Jimmy Butler listens to country music, enjoys playing cards and drives a minivan.Oh, the four-time All-Star forward loves to win.Butler was greeted by more than 250 employees of the Philadelphia 76ers at his introductory news conference at the team's practice facility Tuesday. He made it clear winning a championship is ...

Embiid scores 35, 76ers top reeling Heat 124-114

Sports 11/12/18, 22:23

Joel Embiid scored 35 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers added to Miami's early-season struggles by topping the Heat 124-114 on Monday night.The win came hours after the 76ers finalized a trade with Minnesota to land four-time All-Star Jimmy Butler, who was in Philadelphia and not with ...

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