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Harris scores 26, Thybulle 20 as 76ers beat Raptors 110-104

Dec. 8, 2019 9:39 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — This victory over the Toronto Raptors didn’t feel as good as it should have to the Philadelphia 76ers because of their shaky finish. Tobias Harris scored 26 points and rookie Matisse Thybulle had a career-high 20 points, including a pair of free throws with 23 seconds left, to...

Simmons hits 3, scores 34 points to lead 76ers past Cavs

Dec. 7, 2019 10:38 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons hit another 3-pointer, and his coach wants him to keep on firing. Simmons hit his second career 3 and scored a career-high 34 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers didn’t need Joel Embiid’s help to rout the Cleveland Cavaliers 141-94 Saturday night. Simmons made...

Hawks top Warriors in matchup of teams with worst records

Dec. 3, 2019 1:00 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 24 points, rookie De’Andre Hunter added 18 and the Atlanta Hawks snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 104-79 win over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night in a matchup of teams with the worst records in the NBA. The Warriors (4-18) finished with a season low...

76ers top Jazz 103-94; move to 10-0 at home

Dec. 2, 2019 10:39 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Ennis III hit a 3 and dropped for three pushups, celebratory calisthenics in an early run in which the 76ers flexed their offensive muscle “I wanted to get a little workout in,” Ennis said. Ennis passed the fitness test and Tobias Harris scored 26 points to keep...

Hornets complete home-and-home sweep of Pistons, 110-107

Nov. 30, 2019 12:08 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Langston Galloway’s shot from near midcourt rimmed out at the buzzer, and the Charlotte Hornets held on for a 110-107 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night. Charlotte completed a home-and-home sweep of the Pistons this week. Detroit must be wondering what it has to do to...

Embiid scores 27, leads Sixers past Knicks 101-95

Nov. 30, 2019 12:06 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia coach Brett Brown made a case for why Ben Simmons should be considered for a spot on the NBA’s All-Defensive team before Friday’s game in New York. Simmons went out and backed Brown’s talk with a pair of steals in the second half, including a game-clinching...

Embiid held scoreless as Raptors beat 76ers 101-96

Nov. 26, 2019 10:41 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Joel Embiid returned to Toronto and had another night he’d rather forget. Pascal Siakam scored 25 points, Fred VanVleet added 24 and the Raptors held Embiid scoreless for the first time in his career in a 101-96 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. “I can't have...

Embiid held scoreless as Raptors beat 76ers 101-96

Nov. 25, 2019 10:28 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored 25 points, Fred VanVleet added 24 and the Toronto Raptors held Joel Embiid scoreless in a 101-96 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Raptors, who posted their 14th consecutive home victory...

Embiid scores 27, leads 76ers past Cavaliers 98-97

Nov. 12, 2019 10:38 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The shots weren't falling for the Philadelphia 76ers, so they clamped down on defense. Joel Embiid scored 27 points, including the go-ahead dunk with 13.2 seconds remaining, and Philadelphia held Cleveland without a point for the final 3 ½ minutes in a 98-97 win over the Cavaliers...

Embiid scores 18, leads 76ers past Hornets 114-106

Nov. 10, 2019 9:27 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons watched the 76ers' game in street clothes, bothered by a shoulder injury but feeling downright sunny about their chances after a rough road trip. "I feel great," Simmons said. "Woke up on a beautiful Sunday, excited to see my team play." The 76ers were delighted to give an...