Sixers stunned as Young leads Hawks comeback

06/17/2021

Los Angeles—Trae Young scored 39 points as the Atlanta Hawks completed a stunning second-half comeback to defeat the top-seeded Philadelphia 76ers 109-106 in their Eastern Conference semi-final clash on Wednesday (Thursday, June 17, 2021, Philippine time). Roared…

Shorthanded NBA-best 76ers made to play, fall to Nuggets

Agence France Presse 01/10/2021

WASHINGTON – The NBA-leading Philadelphia 76ers, fielding only a minimum eight-man roster because of Covid-19 safety protocols and injuries, lost 115-103 to the visiting Denver Nuggets on Saturday. The shorthanded Sixers, who fell to 7-3, were deemed…

Celtics rout 76ers to take 2-0 lead

08/20/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida — Jayson Tatum scored 33 points and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 128-101 on Wednesday night (Thursday morning, August 20, 2020, Philippine Time) to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round…

Clippers, Raptors, Nuggets, and Celtics win openers

08/18/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida — Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers had enough answers to withstand Luka Doncic’s dazzling debut — especially after his running mate was thrown out of the game. Leonard had 29 points and 12…

NBA first-round playoff preview capsules

08/16/2020

Capsules for the NBA’s first-round playoff series that start Monday, August 17, 2020 (August 18, 2020, Philippine time): EASTERN CONFERENCE No. 1 MILWAUKEE BUCKS (56-17) vs. No. 8 ORLANDO MAGIC (33-40) Season series: Bucks, 4-0 Story line:…

Lillard drops 51 as Trail Blazers top 76ers; Embiid injured

08/10/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida — Damian Lillard scored 51 points after a frustrating finish a night earlier, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 124-121, on Sunday (Monday morning, August 10, 2020, Philippine time). It…

Harris, Embiid lead 76ers past Magic

AP 08/08/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Tobias Harris had 23 points and 15 rebounds, Joel Embiid turned in a strong second half and finished with 23 points and 13 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers held off the Orlando…

Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal

AP 07/17/2019

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia 76ers and All-Star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension. Simmons was the No. 1 overall draft pick in 2016. He made his NBA debut in the 2017-18…

Butler does it, leads 76ers past Raptors to force Game 7

AP 05/10/2019

PHILADELPHIA — Jimmy Butler lived up to his Jimmy Buckets nickname to help Philadelphia force a seventh game against Toronto in the Eastern Conference semifinals, hitting them in bunches and scoring 25 points in the 76ers’ 112-101…

Toronto takes pivotal 3-2 lead against Philadelphia

AP 05/08/2019

TORONTO— Kawhi Leonard had 21 points and 13 rebounds, Pascal Siakam scored 25 points and the Toronto Raptors used a huge second quarter to rout the Philadelphia 76ers 125-89 Tuesday night (Wednesday morning, Philippine time) and take…

Raptors tie series at 2-2 via Leonard’s 39

AP 05/06/2019

PHILADELPHIA — Kawhi Leonard scored 39 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:01 left, to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-96 on Sunday (Monday morning, Philippine time) and even the Eastern Conference semifinal series…

Embiid stars as Philadelphia takes 2-1 lead against Toronto

AP 05/03/2019

PHILADELPHIA— Joel Embiid had knocked the air out of Toronto by the time he punctuated a Game 3 victory with a windmill dunk. Embiid sprinted down the court with his arms stretched out like airplane wings, and…

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