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Ben Simmons hopes rookie teammate Matisse Thybulle joins him and Brett Brown on Team Australia for 2020 Olympics

Ben Simmons, who spoke in November about wanting to play for Australia in the 2020 Olympics under Sixers head coach Brett Brown, is looking to bring one of his NBA

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Joel Embiid on notion he and Ben Simmons can’t coexist: ‘It’s B.S.’

As the Sixers have struggled to maintain offensive consistency this season, the dynamic between Philadelphia’s top two players, Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons has received some scrutiny. During NBA All-Star media day on

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Five realistic trade scenarios for Sixers star Joel Embiid

We’ve seen the frustration on his face. We’ve heard the Philadelphia 76ers fans boo him. We’ve watched the team struggle as a whole at times this season. Things are not

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Al Horford open to role off bench for Sixers

Al Horford wasn’t in the starting lineup Tuesday night for the first time since his rookie season, writes Tim Bontemps of ESPN. Sixers coach Brett Brown met with Horford on

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Joel Embiid back to embracing heel role again

Joel Embiid is back to embracing his heel role again. Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers appear to be sick of hearing the hatred. After making a 3-pointer in the final

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Did 76ers respond to Charles Barkley’s trash talk after win?

Did the Philadelphia 76ers respond to Charles Barkley’s trash talk after their win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night? That may have been the case. The Sixers completed a

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Glenn Robinson and Alec Burks traded by Warriors to 76ers for draft picks

The Golden State Warriors held Glenn Robinson III and Alec Burks out of their game against the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday in anticipation of a possible trade. That deal went

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Ben Simmons: 76ers were ‘soft’ in blowout loss to Heat

Ben Simmons called out his Philadelphia 76ers for their toughness after a blowout loss in Miami on Monday night. The Sixers lost, 137-106, after Miami ran away with it in

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Matisse Thybulle’s agent takes shot at assistant coaches over his client’s Rising Stars snub

Matisse Thybulle’s agent is going full-blown Team Petty mode. After the Philadelphia 76ers rookie was left off the roster for this year’s Rising Stars Challenge, agent Eric Goodwin released a

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Ben Simmons, Russell Westbrook highlight NBA All-Star Game reserves

Last week the NBA announced the starters for its All-Star Game in Chicago on Feb 16. We now know who the reserves will be.  Some of the big names on

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Bobby Jones gave Joel Embiid one condition to wear retired number 24 for Kobe Bryant

Joel Embiid took an extra step to honor Kobe Bryant during the Philadelphia 76ers’ game on Tuesday, but it came with a condition. Jersey No. 24 is already retired by

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Eight NBA teams expected to be active ahead of trade deadline

As the NBA continues to the second half of its season, all but six teams are within five games of a playoff spot. That’s primarily because both conferences are top

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Joel Embiid aiming to return from hand injury next week

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is targeting a return next week after more than two weeks on the sidelines due to a hand injury. Embiid practiced Friday for the first

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Sixers reportedly ‘focusing’ on Bogdan Bogdanovic, Robert Covington

The Sixers will be looking to add some shooting on the wing ahead of next month’s trade deadline. Two players the team is reportedly focusing on are Bogdan Bogdanovic and

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Watch: Gary Payton explains how Joel Embiid and others use social media to trash-talk | OTL

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Checking in on the NBA’s two-way contracts

The Sixers, for instance, opted not to convert Norvel Pelle‘s two-way contract to a standard deal on Wednesday, preferring to prioritize roster flexibility as the trade deadline approaches, as Kyle

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Watch: Sixers 117, Nets 106 | Full game highlights

NETS at 76ERS | FULL GAME HIGHLIGHTS | January 15, 2020 Tobias Harris scored 24 of his 34 PTS in the 2nd half to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the

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Checking in on 2020’s protected first-round picks

We’re nearly at the halfway mark of the 2019/20 NBA regular season, with several teams having already played their 41st game. As such, it’s a good time to check in

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Watch: 76ERS at MAVERICKS | FULL GAME HIGHLIGHTS | January 11, 2020

76ERS at MAVERICKS | FULL GAME HIGHLIGHTS | January 11, 2020 The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Philadelphia 76ers, 109-91. Luka Doncic (19 PTS, 8 REB, 12 AST) and Dwight Powell

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Joel Embiid to undergo surgery on hand, will be reevaluated in 1-2 weeks

Joel Embiid has decided to undergo surgery on his injured hand. Embiid dislocated his left ring finger during Monday’s game and has been diagnosed with a torn ligament. The initial

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Sixers to guarantee Trey Burke’s salary

Sixers point guard Trey Burke has been informed he’ll remain with the team through Tuesday’s salary guarantee deadline, tweets Keith Pompey of Philly.com. As a result, Burke’s one-year, minimum-salary contract

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Did Joel Embiid take subtle shot at Ben Simmons in criticizing team?

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has proved he’s willing to go after anyone in his career. Now, the All-Star is seemingly taking a few shots at teammate Ben Simmons with

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Sixers’ Joel Embiid hints that Ben Simmons needs to shoot more

Ben Simmons’ hesitance to shoot jumpers is one of the top memes in the NBA today, but one Philadelphia 76ers teammate seems to think Simmons’ shooting — or lack thereof

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Al Horford still finding his way with Sixers

Al Horford hasn’t had a smooth transition to his new team after leaving the Celtics for the Sixers this summer, writes Keith Pompey of The Philadelphia Inquirer. Many expected Philadelphia

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The Big Question faced by five NBA Eastern Conference title contenders

As we head into a new year, contenders in each NBA conference are clear. Here’s an assessment of the top-tier Eastern Conference teams and the big question facing each in