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Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, left, shoots over Boston Celtics center Daniel Theis during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Embiid scores 42, leads 76ers past Celtics 117-109

Jan. 20, 2021 10:40 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid has been the early season MVP for the Sixers. At this rate, the All-Star center could be in contention for a bigger prize. Embiid had 42 points and 10 rebounds, and Tobias Harris scored 22 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 117-109 win over the Boston Celtics on...

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) goes to the basket next to Philadelphia 76ers guard Shake Milton (18) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Morant returns, Grizzlies top 76ers 106-104 for 4th straight

Jan. 16, 2021 11:51 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant returned to the Memphis lineup after missing eight games with an ankle injury and scored 17 points, leading the Grizzlies to a 106-104 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night. Morant, who sprained his left ankle Dec. 28 at Brooklyn, added six assists. Rookie...

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid reacts to the 137-134 overtime win in an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Embiid scores 45, Mathias wins it for 76ers in OT on 3

Jan. 12, 2021 10:58 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pick a position, Joel Embiid got to the basket at will and continued to stir early-season MVP hype. Dakota Mathias needed only one open look to squeeze his way into Embiid's personal highlight reel. Embiid had 45 points and 16 rebounds, Mathias’ only basket of the game was a...

Denver Nuggets' Jamal Murray, left, blocks the shot attempt by Philadelphia 76ers' Tyrese Maxey, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Denver tops short-handed 76ers hit with virus, injuries

Jan. 9, 2021 6:40 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers opened the week with the best record in the NBA — and now face an uncertain future with a starting lineup fit for the preseason. Nikola Jokic had 15 points and 12 assists to lead the Denver Nuggets past Philadelphia 115-103 on Saturday, beating a 76ers team...

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) shoots over Brooklyn Nets' Joe Harris (12) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Virus, injuries leave 76ers set to play with 7 players

Jan. 9, 2021 2:19 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are set to play Saturday without All-Stars Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid and will have the NBA minimum eight players active as the team deals with injuries and COVID-19 concerns. Sixers guard Seth Curry learned of a positive COVID-19 test while the team played...

Charlotte Hornets' Bismack Biyombo, left, goes up for a shot against Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, right, and Danny Green during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Embiid's double-double leads 76ers past Hornets 118-101

Jan. 4, 2021 9:59 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid wore a sweatshirt with “The Process” emblazoned on the front, his nickname that’s a nod to the path the 76ers took from a forlorn franchise to one that has the best record in the NBA. And just maybe, the best player, too. Embiid had 14 points and 11...

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, right, and Charlotte Hornets' Devonte' Graham battle for the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Harris, Embiid lead 76ers past Charlotte 127-112

Jan. 2, 2021 10:25 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tobias Harris punctuated a drive with a dynamic dunk that should have made a packed arena quake. He had to settle for leaving the Hornets shaken. Joel Embiid had 19 points and 14 rebounds and Harris scored 24 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 127-112 win over the Charlotte...

Cleveland Cavaliers' Andre Drummond (3) drives between Philadelphia 76ers' Shake Milton (18) and Mike Scott (1) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won 118-94. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Cavs win 3rd straight to open season, rout 76ers 118-94

Dec. 27, 2020 10:45 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andre Drummond scored 24 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and made three steals as the Cleveland Cavaliers won their third straight game to start the season, 118-94 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night. Collin Sexton added 22 points and Darius Garland had 14 points and seven assists for...

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) looks to pass between New York Knicks center Mitchell Robinson (23) and forward Julius Randle (30) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Embiid, Simmons extend dominance of Knicks as Sixers roll

Dec. 26, 2020 10:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers moved the ball around so well Ben Simmons felt like they were the Harlem Globetrotters. He and Embiid keep turning the New York Knicks into their Washington Generals. Embiid had 27 points and 10 rebounds while remaining unbeaten against the Knicks, leading the 76ers...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) calls a play against the Phoenix Suns during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, in Phoenix, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Welcome back, NBA: Here's 10 things to know about the season

Dec. 22, 2020 2:21 AM EST

And ... it’s back. The NBA’s new season starts Tuesday with a pair of games; Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets welcoming Durant’s former team in Golden State, while the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers open with the Los Angeles Clippers in the renewal of rivals who share a building. For...