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Joel Embiid Was Punking Kids at the Pat’s/Geno’s Courts

On the court, Joel Embiid is the Sixers’ prized big man of the future. Off it, he’s just their big kid – complete with his […]

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Two Sixers Named NBA Rookie of the Year Finalists

In truth, the NBA’s Rookie of the Year award is rather meaningless. It does not guarantee that its winner will enjoy a long and fruitful […]

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Sixers Get Third Pick in NBA Draft, Embiid Reignites Rivalry With Lakers

Sadly, the NBA Draft Lottery has devolved into somewhat of an annual holiday for Sixers fans – more specifically the rabid devotees of banished former […]


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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Joel Embiid Is Not An All-Star, And That’s Okay

Last night the NBA announced the 7 reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team. Joel Embiid was not one of them. Fellow Eastern Conference coaches […]

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Joel Embiid Is Single-Handedly Changing the Sixers’ Outlook

“I’ve said many times you don’t want it to be a coach driven formula. Ultimately it needs to be player coached team, a player driven […]

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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 […]

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Sixers Defense Leads The Way to 93-92 Win Over Blazers

Perhaps the most jarring aspect of the Sixers recent winning ways — which was extended to an 8-2 stretch of play after last night’s 93-92 victory […]

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Wire-to-Wire Win Gives Sixers First Three-Game Winning Streak in Three Years

The Philadelphia 76ers picked up their 12th win of the season Friday night, this one a 102-93 victory over visiting Charlotte Hornets in front of […]

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T.J. McConnell’s Buzzer Beater Lifts Sixers over Knicks in Last Second Win

The Philadelphia 76ers continued their winning ways, defeating the New York Knicks 98-97 Wednesday night on a buzzer beater by T.J. McConnell. The Sixers were […]

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Celtics 110, Sixers 106: Violence at the Rim Foiled By Celtics Three Point Shooting

It took 924 days, but Philadelphia 76ers fans finally saw the violence at the rim that they were promised when former general manager Sam Hinkie […]

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Joel Embiid’s 25 Points Lead Sixers to 93-91 Victory Over Wolves

Led by 25 points from rookie big man Joel Embiid the Sixers held on for a 93-91 victory over the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves for their 9th […]

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Sixers vs Wolves Preview: The Rematch of NBA Unicorns

Just about a year ago today, Kevin Durant described New York big man Kristaps Porzingis as a unicorn for his rare combination of skills. Since then, […]

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Goals for the Philadelphia 76ers in 2017

2016 was a productive year for the Philadelphia 76ers, even if it doesn’t necessarily feel that way when looking at the team’s 15-65 record during […]

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Joel Embiid’s Free Throws Lift Sixers to 124-122 Win

The Sixers closed off 2016 with a dramatic 124-122 victory over the Denver Nuggets, heading into the new year with a record of 8-24. The […]