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Big Max: Embiid signs $196 million extension with 76ers

Aug. 17, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid has deep into the decade to try and win his first NBA championship with Philadelphia. Another big-money deal locked up, the All-Star nicknamed “The Process” wants to end his career a Sixers lifer. The 76ers kept their trust in Embiid...

Clippers traveling a rutted playoff road, again

Jun. 23, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's not simply the Los Angeles Clippers vs. the Phoenix Suns in the Western Conference Finals. The Clippers are fighting their own fraught playoff history. It's a rutted road of blown leads, blowout losses, and early dismissals. The burden has...

76ers hoping Ben Simmons can fix his game in the offseason

Jun. 22, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons clanked one free throw off the back of the rim, so he took a breather, fist-bumped Joel Embiid, paced, walked back to the line and bonked another shot. Hey, the 76ers still led the Hawks by 23 points at that point, Game 5 seemed in the...

Head games: Ben Simmons' future uncertain after playoff flop

Jun. 21, 2021 15:12 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons backed his way to the basket, spun around Danilo Gallinari for the easy look at the net — an uncontested layup, a dunk — and he passed. Passed the ball. Passed on the shot. Passed on the chance to tie the game. Joel Embiid threw up...

Hawks head to East finals after Game 7 win in Philadelphia

Jun. 20, 2021 23:48 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Trae Young ripped off his jersey and bounded up the steps to toss his dad the souvenir from the first Game 7 road victory in Hawks history. Young's going to need a new uniform. He shook off a cold shooting night and improbably...