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It Sounds Like Ben Simmons Wants to Come Back to Philly. No Thanks.

Check phillymag.com each morning Monday through Friday for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly […]

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What Bryce Harper Gets Right (and Wentz and Simmons Didn’t)

Outsiders say Philadelphia is a hard place to play sports in. They think the fans are tough and unappreciative, and they offer tired tropes of […]

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Bye-Bye, Ben: We Hardly Knew You. But We Knew We Didn’t Like You.

Breaking news from the Philly Mag NBA trade deadline Woj-bomb shelter: The Philadelphia 76ers have traded Ben Simmons to the Brooklyn Nets for James Harden. […]

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The Worst of Philly 2021: From Fraudulent Hoagies to Headhouse Square to Ben Simmons

Every year since 1974, Philly Mag has published the Best of Philly: the people, places and things we want to lift up and celebrate. Things […]

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Is Brett Brown the Right Coach to Lead Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid to a Championship?

Early in this season of marvelous possibility, two roars at the 76ers’ sold-out arena in South Philadelphia sounded something of a warning. The first, during […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Ben Simmons Sinks a Three

Ben Simmons isn’t like you and me. For starters, he’s not from around here. He dates supermodels. He makes movies. He makes Rookie of the Year. He […]

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Kendall Jenner Keeps Popping Up in Philly, and We Should Embrace It

By the time you read this, Bendall — the mercurial pairing of precocious Sixers point forward Ben Simmons and Kardashian-clan sensation Kendall Jenner — may […]

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There’s Now a Petition Calling for Kendall Jenner to Attend ALL Sixers Games

On Monday morning, we told you that a petition to ban Kendall Jenner from all 76ers home games had garnered more than 6,700 signatures. Twenty-four […]

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Sixers Fans Created a Petition to Ban Kendall Jenner From Home Games

Parked court-side at the Wells Fargo Center on Friday was none other than Kendall Jenner, sporting a casual, fuzzy black sweater. At first, people were kind of […]

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The Sixers’ Future: Markelle Fultz, Ben Simmons & Joel Embiid

A few years ago, the Sixers marketing team got out ahead of the actual team, which created a bit of a problem for the win-thirsty […]

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Sixers Guard Ben Simmons Calls Trump a “Dickhead”

Whether it’s shutting down haters on Twitter or taking on the NCAA, 76ers guard Ben Simmons isn’t afraid to speak his mind. With little regard for […]

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Sixers Guard Ben Simmons Was a MASSIVE Baby

This past Sunday was Mother’s Day – a day when youngsters take to social media to applaud their moms by sharing an old photo or […]


Bad News for Sixers on Injury Front

Star Sixers center Joel Embiid is out indefinitely, the team announced today. Embiid, who suffered a knee injury in January and has a torn meniscus […]

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The Sixers’ Ben Simmons Won’t Play This Season

Another big man will miss the entire season for the Sixers. Ben Simmons, the overall number-one pick last summer who broke his foot in the […]

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Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, and Their Wildly Separate Paths to the Sixers

Ben Simmons wears the face of a kid getting dragged to Sunday school when he’d rather settle in for a Call of Duty marathon with […]