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Curry, Harris help 76ers stay alive, hold off Hawks 104-99

Jun. 18, 2021 23:55 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers remained confident after blowing big leads in back-to-back losses to the Atlanta Hawks and continued to avoid self-doubt after falling behind by 12 early in Game 6. Finally, the 76ers showed their belief in their talent, and their...

Young leads Hawks' rally past Sixers with Embiid hurting

Jun. 14, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young tried to reassure Atlanta coach Nate McMillan after it became clear the Hawks point guard was hiding a sore shoulder. McMillan had no complaints after Young lifted the Hawks to a crucial win over top-seeded Philadelphia. ...

76ers' Rivers seeks fill-in for injured Green against Hawks

Jun. 13, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Doc Rivers isn't revealing his plan for replacing Danny Green in the Philadelphia 76ers' lineup. Rivers said Sunday “some of the unintended good consequences of having injuries during the regular season” are having options for Game 4 of the Eastern...

Embiid, 76ers beat Hawks 127-111 to take 2-1 lead in series

Jun. 11, 2021 23:55 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Joel Embiid kept taking falls. He also kept rising to his feet. Nothing was going to take Philadelphia's big center off the court with the playoff series lead on the line. Embiid scored 27 points and the 76ers rode a dominant third...

Shake Milton saves Sixers as Philly evens series with Hawks

Jun. 08, 2021 23:30 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid bounded on the court and pointed at Shake Milton following an electrifying stretch that might have saved Philadelphia's season and yelled, “I told you be ready!” Sure enough, Embiid — who had a sideline confrontation last season...

Young shines for confident Hawks under playoff pressure

Jun. 07, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Trae Young has Atlanta floating through the postseason. Young’s soft release on his high arcing shot over taller defenders creates easy buckets. Sometimes the shots are confused for lobs and snatched by his teammates for easy jams (Clint Capela got...

Simmons leads 76ers past Wizards; Westbrook injured

May. 26, 2021 22:49 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons put a spin move on Russell Westbrook that sent him sprawling to the floor several minutes before an ankle injury sent the NBA’s triple-double king to the locker room and nearly into the stands to confront a misbehaving fan. With Simmons...

Pacers rally late for 103-94 win to snap 76ers streak

May. 11, 2021 23:25 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers helped clear up the Eastern Conference's muddled play-in picture Tuesday. Philadelphia's second-half collapse only made it more murky at the top. Domantas Sabonis recorded his ninth triple-double of the season...

Joel Embiid has 34 points in 3 quarters, 76ers beat Rockets

May. 05, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Joel Embiid had 34 points in just 25 minutes and the Philadelphia 76ers extended their winning streak to six games with a 135-115 victory over the short-handed Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. The Eastern Conference leaders were up by double figures...

76ers rout Hawks 127-83 to clinch playoff spot

Apr. 28, 2021 22:25 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Seth Curry scored 20 points, Tobias Harris and Joel Embiid each added 17 and the Philadelphia 76ers built a big early lead and cruised to a 127-83 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night to clinch an Eastern Conference playoff berth. Shake...