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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons reacts after scoring a three-point basket in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Tobias Harris' late 3 seals Sixers' win over Knicks

Jan. 19, 2020 12:10 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The 76ers haven't won as much on the road as they'd like. They relied on defense to get it done at Madison Square Garden. Tobias Harris hit a go-ahead 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter, Ben Simmons had 21 points and Philadelphia beat the New York Knicks 90-87 on Saturday night for its...

Philadelphia 76ers' Furkan Korkmaz goes up to shoot during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Korkmaz gets hot, scores 24 to lift 76ers over Bulls 100-89

Jan. 18, 2020 1:04 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Furkan Korkmaz asked the Philadelphia 76ers 14 months ago to trade him somewhere he could play amid frequent shuttles back and forth to the club’s G-League team in Delaware. On Friday night, he was a lifeline for a team that may have found an answer to its desperate need for...

Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons, left, goes up for a shot against Brooklyn Nets' Jarrett Allen during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Harris scores 34, leads Sixers past Nets 117-106

Jan. 15, 2020 10:42 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — At the start of the season, the Philadelphia 76ers said that they would bank their NBA title hopes on a “BullyBall” formula of physical defense and inside presence. In a tight game in the fourth quarter on Wednesday night, that mixture worked to perfection. Tobias Harris...

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) shoots with Brooklyn Nets guard Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (9) defending during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Jazz run winning streak to 10 with 118-107 victory over Nets

Jan. 14, 2020 11:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Rudy Gobert is a two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year, as good a stopper as there is in the league. Even he wouldn't want to mess with the Utah Jazz right now. “I wouldn’t like to guard ourselves," he said. The Brooklyn Nets didn't enjoy it, either. Joe Ingles matched...

Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons (25) is defended by Indiana Pacers' Jeremy Lamb (26) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Warren's big night, late block help Pacers rally past 76ers

Jan. 13, 2020 10:37 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When the Indiana Pacers were struggling offensively Monday, T.J. Warren bailed them out. He did it defensively, too. Warren blocked a potential go-ahead 3-pointer with 29 seconds left, and the Pacers scored the final seven points for a 101-95 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers....

Philadelphia 76ers forward Mike Scott (1) blocks a shot by Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) as 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Saturday, Jan 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Doncic, Powell lead Mavericks past Embiid-less 76ers, 109-91

Jan. 12, 2020 12:16 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic was out for an impressive Dallas win in Philadelphia and didn't have European sidekick Kristaps Porzingis for the rematch in Texas. Dwight Powell was the big man around the basket and left the 76ers feeling like they'd had enough of Texas for now in their second straight game...

Philadelphia 76ers' Josh Richardson (0) goes up to dunk past Boston Celtics' Grant Williams (12) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Without injured Embiid, 76ers rally to beat Celtics 109-98

Jan. 9, 2020 10:35 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brett Brown gathered his team in the locker room to ring the postgame victory bell when the 76ers coach noticed a familiar face on general manager Elton Brand's phone. There was Joel Embiid on FaceTime, calling in from New York where he's set to have surgery Friday to repair a torn...

In this photo taken Jan. 6, 2020, Joel Embiid looks at his injured finger during an NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Philadelphia. Embiid injured the radial collateral ligament in the ring finger in the first half Monday night against Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

76ers center Joel Embiid to have surgery on finger

Jan. 9, 2020 7:02 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid needs more surgery, this time for a torn ligament in a finger in his left hand, the latest setback in the injury-riddled career of the Philadelphia 76ers' All-Star center. Embiid, averaging 23.4 points and 12.3 rebounds in 31 games this season, will have surgery Friday and...

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid looks at his injured finger during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Embiid, with dislocated finger, leads 76ers past Thunder

Jan. 6, 2020 10:42 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid's left ring finger looked like the top of a used bendy drinking straw, grotesquely overlapping his pinkie to the point that it seemed he had his fingers crossed. “I nearly threw up when I saw that,” 76ers guard Ben Simmons said. So gross. Simmons' stomach was...

Philadelphia 76ers center Al Horford (42) looks to pass the ball as Houston Rockets guard James Harden defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Harden nets 44 in triple-double, Rockets beat 76ers 118-108

Jan. 4, 2020 12:04 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni is convinced James Harden operates on a different level than most players, especially after his latest dazzling performance. Harden had 44 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists to lead the Rockets to a 118-108 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday...