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Joel Embiid’s first All-Star game was a success

Joel Embiid went to work in his All-Star debut, putting on a show for the Philadelphia 76ers faithful. Philadelphia 76ers fans got a good show Sunday night, with Joel Embiid putting together an impressive all-around performance in his All-Star debut. Stephen Curry‘s group lost by a...
Via The Sixer Sense
1 hour ago

10 best sports bars Philadelphia 76ers games in Anchorage Alaska

At some point in time, the luckiest sports fans find themselves in Anchorage Alaska on game day. Whatever the sport, the appeal of catching a game is worth experiencing. So here are my top ten choices for visitors to the great State of Alaska The key to any fanbase is mingling with...
Via The Sixer Sense
4 hours ago

3 positive takeaways from Embiid’s All-Star performance

With the 2018 NBA All-Star Game officially in the books, here are three positive takeaways from Joel Embiid representing the Philadelphia 76ers. Joel Embiid‘s dream of participating in the NBA All-Star Game finally came true this weekend after the Philadelphia 76ers superstar earned...
Via Section215
4 hours ago

JJ Redick apologizes for perceived racial slur

JJ Redick is issuing a mea culpa after uttering a perceived racial slur.In a post to his official Twitter page on Sunday, the Philadelphia 76ers guard apologized after he appeared to use a derogatory term for Chinese people in a Chinese New Year-themed video. In his statement, Redick said that he meant to say “NBA Chinese fans” but tried to change it mid-sentence to “NBA fans in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ben Simmons pushing LeBron James to Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers are a young team, and will have enough 2018 salary cap to spend on a max contract. Ben Simmons is doing his best to intrigue fans and front office with idea it should be LeBron James The Philadelphia 76ers are a young and rapidly improving team. LeBron James...
Via The Sixer Sense
13 hours ago

JJ Redick apologizes for use of racial slur, says he was 'tongue-tied'

Redick said he was "tongue-tied" when he accidentally used a derogatory term in a video wishing China a happy new year.
Via Sporting News
16 hours ago

Joel Embiid has interesting strategy to win All-Star MVP

Joel Embiid will be starting in the 2018 NBA All-Star Game for “Team Stephen.” He’ll share a starting lineup with distance shooters like Stephen Curry and James Harden. But that may not keep the Philadelphia 76ers center from attempting plenty of deep shots on his own.Embiid was asked how he could win the game’s MVP. Relaying a conversation he had with coach Mike D’Antoni, Embiid...
Via Sportsnaut
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Forget rising, Joel Embiid is already a star

With All-Star weekend in full swing, Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is proving why he’s already one of the league’s brightest stars. Good news Philadelphia 76ers fans, you’re team has finally found a new star. After only 75 games in the NBA, Joel Embiid, the team’s 7-foot tall...
Via Section215
1 day ago

WATCH: Joel Embiid forget something while competing in skills challenge

Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid is front and center during NBA All-Star Weekend. He took part in the skills challenge Saturday night and will play in the game on Sunday.Let’s hope for Embiid’s sake that the game itself goes better than what we saw Saturday night at the Staples Center. Not only did Embiid fail to win the skills competition, he made an utter fool of himself...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dario Saric thriving in shadows of Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons

On Wednesday night, the Philadelphia 76ers trailed the Miami Heat by 24 points early in the third quarter and seemed poised for a letdown night with Joel Embiid sitting to rest a sore ankle. Instead of laying down, the 76ers slowly clawed back into the game by ratcheting up their defensive efforts. Those efforts, along with complete and utter domination on the boards and some timely...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Trevor Booker | Highlights vs Heat (2.14.18)

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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Marco Belinelli | Highlights vs Heat (2.14.18)

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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ben Simmons | Highlights vs Heat (2.14.18)

Subscribe to the 76ers: https://www.youtube.com/user/philadel... For news, stories, highlights and more, go to our official website at http://www.nba.com/sixers/?tmd=1 Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Sixers/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/sixers?lang=en Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sixers/
Via YouTube
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Markelle Fultz appears to respond to article

Markelle Fultz appeared to respond to a lengthy article about him via Twitter on Tuesday.The 2017 No. 1 draft pick by the Philadelphia 76ers tweeted the following statements Tuesday: Fultz seems to be dismissing some of this article and saying that people are lying (capping is slang for lying).The Philly Voice’s Kyle Neubeck put together a comprehensive article that was published...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid has funny reason for why he doesn’t use burner accounts

Joel Embiid is currently playing in only his second season in the league, but he’s already an expert at trash talking before, during and after games.Embiid uses social media to get in his opponents’ heads, and he has never shied away about addressing his trash talking, either.The Sixers big man was recently asked about that very topic by former NBA great Isiah Thomas — who was pretty...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Markelle Fultz sit out the entire season due to shoulder injury?

The first pick of this year’s draft played in four games to begin the season, but that may be the only action he sees on the court.Sixers rookie point guard Markelle Fultz has been dealing with a shoulder injury which has significantly hampered his shooting form, and the team could look to protect their future star by shutting him down until next season. We’ve seen Fultz shoot free...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

JJ Redick lambastes media for non-stop Fultz coverage

Here we are approaching the middle of February and Markelle Fultz still has yet to return to action following a swift exit at the beginning of the season. His shoulder is still not right, and Philadelphia 76ers general manager Bryan Colangelo said “there’s a chance” Fultz will not play this season.Ever since he was forced out of the lineup due to his shoulder injury (and even before...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers, Celtics stand pat at deadline

The trade deadline has come and gone and while there’s always the faint possibility that news of other moves leaks out, two Atlantic Division teams seemingly receptive to making moves have opted against any shakeups.Per Keith Pompey of The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Sixers did not make any deals today. Similarly, Yahoo Sports’ Shams Charania tweets that the Celtics elected to stand...
Via Hoops Rumors
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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