Markelle Fultz

Sixers' Brett Brown sees 'greatness' in Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons

MIAMI – Brett Brown shared something Saturday about 76ers tandem Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid that folks in Philadelphia have known for some time.<p>More …

Basketball

C.J. McCollum scores 38 in season-ending loss

C.J. McCollum scored 38 points during a season-ending 131-123 loss to the Pelicans in Game 4 on Saturday, adding two rebounds, three assists and two …

Fantasy Sports

For Marc Zumoff, the 76ers' ups and downs don't matter

The former nerd from Northeast Philadelphia, gym-fit at 62 and NBA chic, walked into a King of Prussia coffee shop in a sports jacket, stylish …

Markelle Fultz

Tick, tick, tick… Counting down to Game 4

The Philadelphia 76ers look to go up three games to one in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals today at 2:30 p.m. ET.<p>Is it game time …

Basketball

Markelle Fultz might be out of the playoff rotation

The Philadelphia 76ers’ most recent No. 1 pick has struggled against Miami’s physical defense.<p>Markelle Fultz ended the regular season with 13 points …

Basketball

Sunset and gnashers: Friday's photo highlights – in pictures

The best pictures of the day as chosen by our picture editors

Photos

College Jeopardy! contestants present thoroughly terrible imaginary basketball intro

There have been plenty of sports and sports-adjacent flubs on <i>Jeopardy</i>! over the years, from lots of misses in the “Talkin’ Football” category through …

Jeopardy

NBA Playoff Kicks of the Night

Dwyane Wade: Li-Ning Way of Wade 6<p>Draymond Green: Nike Zoom Rev 2018<p>Tyler Johnson: Li-Ning Way of Wade 6<p>Darius Miller: Air Jordan XI Retro<p>Robert …

Basketball

NBA Rumors: Celtics, 76ers ‘Could Gamble’ Multiple Draft Picks For Kawhi Leonard, According To ‘Sporting News’

The ongoing drama in San Antonio does not only affect the team’s performance in the first round of the NBA Playoffs 2018, but it could also result to …

NBA

Terry Rozier and Delon Wright Are Ready to Step Out of the Shadows

Terry Rozier’s and Delon Wright’s three-year apprenticeships are paying off. The two young point guards have made names for themselves in the first …

NBA

Stick to the Script: Markelle Fultz – NBA.com: Hoop Magazine

The playoffs are in full bloom and every night the remaining 16 teams vie for the opportunity to play for the coveted Larry O’Brien Trophy. Within …

Ben Simmons

Dose: Embiid Returns in Style

Joel Embiid returned to action and may as well have worn a cape to go with his mask, Anthony Davis and Nikola Mirotic were unstoppable as the …

Basketball

From Distance: A Week of Playoff Fun! – Cavs

<i>four point play….</i><p>The first week of playoff basketball has given us more than enough basketball to discuss without my usual connective social …

Basketball

Philadelphia 128 - 108 Miami: Final | 2018-04-19 | National Basketball Association

1:41 1st: JJ Redick misses a 24-foot three-pointer from the right wing<p>10:10 1st: Dario Saric makes a 2-foot cutting layup shot in the lane assisted...<p>…

NBA

The internet loved Joel Embiid’s new face mask, but an NBA opponent wasn’t so impressed

JOEL Embiid certainly made his presence felt in his eagerly-anticipated NBA return.<p>The Philadelphia big man was a starter for Philadelphia and …

Sport (Australia)

Lesson 1 For Young Philadelphia 76ers: Every Playoff Game Is An Entity Unto Itself

Before the NBA playoffs began, Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown said he delivered this message to his youthful team: “Each of you is going to learn more about yourselves than any coach or experience taught you, ever. The NBA playoffs (are) the greatest professor you’ve ever had.”<p>And the most …

Basketball

Joel Embiid upgraded to probable for Game 3

Joel Embiid upgraded to probable for Game 3<p>AP Images<p><i>UPDATED: 4:54 p.m.</i><p>MIAMI — Joel Embiid has been upgraded to probable for the Sixers' Game 3 …

Basketball

A calm, measured 76ers fan’s diary: Regardless of Justise Winslow, the Sixers won. Mask off.

Inside the mind of Sixers fan watching Game 3 against the Heat.<p><i>Editor’s note: writer Tyler Tynes is a ... let’s say, enthusiastic</i> <i>Philadelphia 76ers</i> <i>fan.</i><p>Right after the hammer slapped shut a casket for all of Miami’s basketball hopes and dreams on South Beach Thursday night, Ben Simmons growled in …

Basketball

Former NBA, NFL athletes estimate marijuana use among players is higher than 80%

Former NBA player Kenyon Martin, the No. 1 pick in the 2000 draft, said in an interview with Bleacher Report published Friday that he believes “85% of the league” smoked marijuana during his career.<p>Former tight end Martellus Bennett thought the number was even higher in the NFL, where injuries and …

Russell Westbrook

Slowly, gently, The Process unfurls its splendor

We have that and more in Friday’s NBA newsletter.<p>Joel Embiid is back ... wearing an indestructable mask with goggles ... and winning playoff games for the Philadelphia 76ers.<p>Embiid played for the first time in a month after breaking his face on Markelle Fultz’s mysterious shoulder in the regular …

Basketball

Joel Embiid's Left Eye Injury Could Reportedly Leave Permanent Damage

Joel Embiid’s recovery following the orbital bone fracture he suffered after colliding with teammate Markelle Fultz during a game against the Knicks …

Basketball

Photo Of Joel Embiid’s Mask Is Going Viral

Joel Embiid hasn’t played for the Philadelphia 76ers in several weeks, but that all changes tonight as the 76ers are in Miami for Game 3. Embiid …

Joel Embiid

Will the Sixers beat the Heat in Miami?

The Philadelphia 76ers face their first real test in tonight’s playoff game against the Miami Heat.<p>Billy Joel sang about it. <i>Pressure</i>. David Bowie and …

Basketball

Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat: Lineups, preview & prediction 4/19/18

Three keys to the game<p><b>Whiteside's limited minutes -</b> Unless Heat center Hassan Whiteside gets aggressive, he will not play much. The seven-footer …

NBA

Expiring contract posing problems for Philadelphia 76ers

Until 2018, the Philadelphia 76ers have been happy with one-and-done free agents. But with the production from veterans in the 2017-2018 season …

NBA

Dots: Dissly climbing draft boards

If you want to keep up-to-date with news concerning <b>Washington Huskies</b> athletics all in one easy-to-digest format, follow <b>the official UW Dawg Pound</b> …

College Football

Joel Embiid’s mask has never been made before. It’s stronger than plastic.

Embiid’s mask is the first of its kind. Here’s everything to know about it.<p>Joel Embiid is wearing a black mask with clear goggles in his first game back from injury, which is also the first-ever playoff game of his career. The mask is the first of it’s kind. It’s a work of art, and it makes him …

Sports

For the Spurs, the most important game left this season is the Kawhi Leonard standoff

OAKLAND, Calif. — For a 69-year-old man who has almost certainly never logged onto Twitter, Gregg Popovich sure has mastered the art of the subtweet.<p>How else could anyone take his answer to an innocuous question about LaMarcus Aldridge after the San Antonio Spurs’ Game 2 loss to the Golden State …

NBA

Joel Embiid's Return Isn't Matter of Desire, but Need for the 76ers vs. Heat

CAMDEN, N.J. — Even without Joel Embiid, the Philadelphia 76ers looked unstoppable Saturday night during Game 1 of their first-round series against the Miami Heat. Their defense was a stifling, impenetrable jumble of quick feet and long arms; their offense, brimming with whirlwind motion and …

Basketball

Philadelphia 76ers vs. Miami Heat Game 3 Odds, Analysis, NBA Betting Pick

The sixth-seeded Miami Heat will look to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series against the third-seeded Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday as small home underdogs at the sportsbooks.<p>Miami ended Philadelphia's 17-game winning streak on Monday with a 113-103 victory in …

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