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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

76ers’ Fultz set to sit out until right shoulder examined

Basketball 11/20/18, 16:04

Markelle Fultz won't play for the Philadelphia 76ers until his troublesome right shoulder is examined by a specialist on Monday.Fultz, the No. 1 pick of the 2017 draft, added another curious chapter to an injury-plagued career when his representatives informed the Sixers on Tuesday that the guard would be examined ...

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 ...

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 ...

Timberwolves beat Nets after LeVert’s gruesome injury

Basketball 11/12/18, 23:28

Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 points and a season-high 21 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Brooklyn Nets 120-113 on Monday after finally trading Jimmy Butler.The Nets lost leading scorer Caris LeVert to what appeared to be a severe right leg injury late in the first half.Jeff Teague returned from ...

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