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Who Ya Got: NBA Experts Debate Joel Embiid vs. Ben Simmons as Better Cornerstone

Finding a superstar is the most pivotal and difficult part of any NBA rebuild. But the Philadelphia 76ers needn't worry about it anymore. The fruits of their Process have yielded two: Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons.<p>Peer into the future, without accounting for any sinister setbacks, and you can see …

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Joel Embiid cunningly tricks Jazz player into committing a silly technical foul

The legend of Joel Embiid continued on Monday night.<p>During the fourth quarter of the 76ers’ game against the Utah Jazz, Embiid blocked a layup attempt from Utah’s Donovan Mitchell. Embiid proceeded to give the Utah guard a mean staredown, hoping that Mitchell would respond.<p>And Mitchell would. He …

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Lonzo Ball had another triple-double. His dad, meanwhile ...

We have that and more in Monday’s NBA newsletter.<p>Lonzo Ball had another triple-double on Sunday (11-16-11) in a Lakers win over the playoff contender Nuggets. The box score line allowed Lonzo to tie LeBron with his second triple-double by age 20 years, 23 days. Lonzo now has two of the four …

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Joel Embiid roasted the Warriors even after tough loss

Every time Joel Embiid takes the basketball court -- or pulls his phone out of his pocket -- he has the ability to surprise us with a new move.<p>Jojo …

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Kevin Garnett explained his shocking choice for a future NBA MVP

The NBA looks set for a golden era with exciting talent all under the age of 25 (Giannis Antetokounmpo, Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons and Kristaps Porzingis — to name a few). That entire young core of NBA stars should be battling for individual accolades for years to come.<p>Kevin Garnett’s pick for future …

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Sixers' Joel Embiid questionable for Monday night's game vs. Jazz

Joel Embiid is listed as questionable for Monday night’s game against the Utah Jazz because of soreness in his left knee.<p>More Sixers coverage<p>Sixers …

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KG Q&A: On 1-and-Dones, Why Thon Maker Will Be MVP and How Russ & KD 'Moved On'

<b>When Kevin Garnett retired</b>, most reasonable NBA heads figured he'd lay low until, oh, pretty much his Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Instead, KG has spent the last 14 months as an omnipresent force around the game—mentoring stretchy bigs from coast to coast, hosting <i>Area 21</i> as part of TNT's …

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The Warriors Are Apparently On Board The ‘Free Jahlil Okafor’ Train

Things are finally starting to come together for the Philadelphia 76ers. After years of losing and injuries to their young star players, the early returns on “The Process” so far this season are more promising than ever. Joel Embiid, at times, looks like the most dominant center in the NBA, and Ben …

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Joel Embiid questionable vs. Jazz with left knee soreness

CAMDEN, N.J. -- Joel Embiid is questionable for the Sixers' Monday's matchup against the Jazz but the big man expects to play.<p>Embiid will be a …

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Orlando Magic will no longer host summer league

<b>ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) —</b> The Orlando Magic has decided to end their annual summer league.<p>Magic president of basketball operations Jeff Weltman said …

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NBA Buzz: Is Joel Embiid the best at his position?

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NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Jahlil Okafor, Paul George, Lonzo Ball Plus More

Despite the NBA trade deadline still a few months away, trade rumors abound around the league these days. From Philadelphia 76ers’ big man Jahlil …

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NBA Monday games, scores, highlights: Kyrie scores 47, Celtics win 16th straight - CBSSports.com

Check back throughout the night for the latest updates from Monday's NBA games<p>It's almost a full slate with 11 NBA games on tap for Monday night. …

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Klay Thompson randomly interviewed on local NYC news about scaffolding

With a big break until their next game, the Warriors spent a couple days in New York City.<p>Klay Thompson spent part of his Monday walking around the …

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Joel Embiid reminds the world he is king of Twitter by trolling the Warriors by Andrew Crowley

Post Up: Don't Call It Luck

<b>Wolves 102 (10-7), Hornets 118 (7-9)</b><p>Let’s get this out of the way immediately: Dwight Howard thoroughly outplayed Karl-Anthony Towns tonight.<p>Dwight …

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Embiid admits he flopped after Mitchell shove

Joel Embiid continues to be great on and off the court.<p>The Philadelphia 76ers appeared to flop during this incredible sequence in Monday's game …

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NBA Power Rankings: Celtics make sure Warriors know who the hottest team is - CBSSports.com

In this week's Power Rankings, the Celtics finally claim the top spot while the Cavs begin to bounce back<p>There's always this weird sense of …

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NBA: Porzingis, Knicks hand Clippers' 9th straight loss

Kristaps Porzingis led six players in double figures as New York handed Los Angeles its ninth straight loss, 107-85.

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Warriors, Celtics on a collision course? 4 observations from this NBA season

<b>(CNN) —</b> The first quarter of the NBA season is coming to a close, and as they've been the past four years, everyone is chasing Golden State. Is it already time to pencil in a fourth straight NBA Finals with the Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers? Here are four observations from the first month.<p>1. …

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NBA Confidential: Ben Simmons effect on show in 76ers’ historic meat pie sponsorship

ANOTHER historic, culturally significant Australian moment in US sport has arrived: the meat pie has made it to the NBA.<p>In case you need further …

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Embiid toppled but Jazz can't knock down shots or Sixers

<b>SUMMARY:</b> The Jazz’s offense didn’t travel from Orlando and ran into the same issues as last time versus Philadelphia to lose 107-86.<p>The last time the …

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Philadelphia 76ers guard TJ McConnell is Joel Embiid’s “Mini Me”

Each year, the Philadelphia 76ers raise the bar on T.J. McConnell, and each year he earns valuable playing time. The explanation? He is Joel Embiid‘s …

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Joel Embiid's durability questions could hold Philadelphia 76ers back

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Simmons wins battle of the Aussies as Sixers smash Jazz

Ben Simmons has continued his impressive debut NBA season, leading the Philadelphia 76ers to a comfortable 107-86 win over the Utah Jazz.<p>Simmons …

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Anthony Davis should be the Cavs’ top trade target, even if its unrealistic

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Anthony Davis<p>Anthony Davis should be the Cleveland Cavaliers top trade target, no matter how unrealistic acquiring him …

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DA's Top 15 Rankings: Toronto Raptors starting to make some noise | NBA.com

<i>(Last week’s record in parenthesis; last week’s ranking in brackets)</i><p><b>1) Boston Celtics (3-0) [2]:</b> The Celtics are also 8-1 on the road this season, as …

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The Rebound: Celtics Rally For Jaylen Brown, Joel Embiid Takes The NBA

2,788<p>The Boston Celtics have continued their winning ways and are looking like title contenders after knocking off the defending champion Golden …

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8-Second Violation | Skills Of 2010s With Production Of 1980s

<i>Every Monday of the 2017-18 NBA season, I’ll throw out eight things that caught my eye. It’s a lot like observation posts you see for sports. It</i> …

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RECAP: Philadelphia 76ers 107, Utah Jazz 86

PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 20: Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers reacts along with Ben Simmons #25 after drawing a technical foul on Donovan …

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