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Philadelphia 76ers' Al Horford, left, keeps the ball from Golden State Warriors' Andrew Wiggins (22) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 7, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Curry-less Warriors rally to beat 76ers 118-114

Mar. 7, 2020 11:59 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eric Paschall scored 23 points, including a pair of free throws with 51.7 seconds remaining, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 118-114 on Saturday night to snap a 10-game home losing streak. Playing once again without Stephen Curry, the Warriors trailed most of...

Philadelphia 76ers forward Al Horford, left, fouls Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes, right, as he goes to the basket during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, March 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Harris scores 28 as Sixers beat Kings to end long road skid

Mar. 6, 2020 1:56 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Tobias Harris had 28 point and 14 rebounds and the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers beat the Sacramento Kings 125-108 on Thursday night for their first road win in more than a month. Shake Milton scored 20 points and Al Horford had 18 points, eight rebounds and six assists for the...

Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis celebrates after scoring during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Anthony Davis scores 37, leads Lakers past Sixers 120-107

Mar. 4, 2020 1:59 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shortly before halftime, 6-foot-10 Anthony Davis coolly dropped a crossover dribble and a Eurostep layup on the 76ers. And then shortly after halftime, 35-year-old LeBron James walked the ball upcourt and casually drilled a 3-pointer from the “R” inside the Lakers'...

Philadelphia 76ers' Tobias Harris, right, goes up for a shot against New York Knicks' Julius Randle during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Minus Embiid and Simmons, Harris leads 76ers past Knicks

Feb. 27, 2020 10:20 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tobias Harris’ performance had the 76ers feeling good during the game, and the doctor’s report on Joel Embiid afterward had them feeling even better. Harris scored 34 points to lead short-handed Philadelphia to a 115-106 victory over the New York Knicks on Thursday night....

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, center, squeezes between Cleveland Cavaliers' Ante Zizic, left and Matthew Dellavedova in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Joel Embiid sprains shoulder, Sixers lose to Cavs 108-94

Feb. 26, 2020 11:22 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers suddenly have a lot more to worry about than their poor road record or playoff seeding. Their star players are getting hurt. Joel Embiid left Wednesday night's 108-94 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers with a sprained left shoulder in the first quarter and didn't...

Philadelphia 76ers' Josh Richardson (0) goes up for a dunk past Atlanta Hawks' Trae Young (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Embiid scores career-high 49, 76ers beat Hawks 129-112

Feb. 24, 2020 11:08 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid sank a 3-pointer for a career-high 49 points, flashed a big smile, cupped his ear to get the crowd screaming even louder and did a little dance. When the Big Man is having fun, he's almost impossible to stop. Embiid also grabbed 14 rebounds, Tobias Harris had 25 points and...

Philadelphia 76ers' Tobias Harris, left, and Joel Embiid celebrate during overtime in an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 112-104. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Embiid has 39, powers 76ers past Nets in overtime, 112-104

Feb. 21, 2020 12:35 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A few weeks before the All-Star break, Joel Embiid said he wasn’t having much fun on the basketball floor this season. Embiid was back to his old self Thursday night, flapping his arms to the crowd, smiling from ear to ear and taking over a game at critical moments. Embiid had 39...

Oklahoma City Thunder's head coach Billy Donovan directs his team against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in Minneapolis. The Thunder won 117-104. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Tearful Donovan back at Florida for court-naming celebration

Feb. 15, 2020 11:29 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida coach Billy Donovan wiped tears from his eyes when he first saw the court that will forever bear his name. Donovan returned to the place he put on the college basketball map for the first time in nearly five years to see the O’Connell Center floor named after...

Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons (25) goes up for a shot past Los Angeles Clippers' Lou Williams (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Richardson, Simmons lead 76ers past Clippers 110-103

Feb. 11, 2020 11:13 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid kept the Philadelphia 76ers close until Josh Richardson took over. Richardson scored 17 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Sixers beat the Los Angeles Clippers 110-103 on Tuesday night. Simmons had 26 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists for...