Game of Phones: 76ers get blown call on bench in blowout

Basketball 04/13/19, 19:04

How's this for a blown call: Amir Johnson was busted showing Philadelphia 76ers All-Star teammate Joel Embiid his cellphone on the bench late in a Game 1 playoff loss.Johnson was caught by TV cameras sitting on the bench and scrolling through his phone late in the fourth quarter and the ...

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 ...

‘Amazing’: Dwyane Wade’s last game in Miami may have arrived

Sports 04/09/19, 00:59

By Thursday, Dwyane Wade may not be employed as a basketball player anymore.That is the reality, like it or not. After 16 seasons as an NBA player, after three championships, an almost-annual spot in the All-Star Game, a scoring title, three franchises, four children, an Olympic gold medal and 161 ...

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 ...

Walker’s big 4th quarter helps Hornets fly past Pelicans

Basketball 04/03/19, 21:54

Kemba Walker scored 21 of his 32 points in the fourth quarter, and the Charlotte Hornets kept alive their slim playoff hopes with a 115-109 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night.The Hornets trailed by five in the middle of the fourth when Walker's 3 ignited a 14-6 ...

Jackson scores 24 to lead Mavericks past 76ers, 122-102

Basketball 04/01/19, 22:07

Justin Jackson scored 16 of his 24 points in the third quarter and the Dallas Mavericks took advantage of a short-handed Philadelphia 76ers lineup in a 122-102 victory Monday night.Philadelphia went more than 10 minutes without a field goal spanning the second and third quarters. Dallas took advantage to build ...

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 ...

76ers assistant Billy Lange hired as Saint Joseph’s coach

Basketball 03/28/19, 13:40

Saint Joseph's University has hired Philadelphia 76ers assistant Billy Lange as its new basketball coach.The school said Thursday that Lange would succeed longtime coach Phil Martelli, who was fired earlier this month after three straight losing seasons.Lange joined the Sixers in 2013, initially focusing on player development.FILE - In this ...

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 ...

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 ...

Simmons, Redick lead 76ers past pesky Hornets 118-114

Basketball 03/19/19, 20:51

Ben Simmons scored 28 points, JJ Redick had 27 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists and the Philadelphia 76ers held on to beat the Charlotte Hornets 118-114 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.Jimmy Butler added 23 points and nine assists, and Tobias Harris chipped in with 22 points ...

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 ...

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