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76ers' future looking strong following 52-win season

May. 10, 2018 7:28 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers have morphed from laughingstock to legitimate Eastern Conference contender in just two seasons. But just how far can The Process take them? — Was a 52-win season that ended with a five-game loss to the Boston Celtics in the conference semis just part of the...

76ers billionaire owner talks friendship, freeing Meek Mill

May. 9, 2018 8:07 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Rubin poses for pictures and shares bro hugs from his courtside seat before Philadelphia 76ers playoff games with a hodgepodge of celebrities that could be straight out of a "Dancing With The Stars" casting call. Hey, there's Kevin Hart ! Look, it's Questlove! Wait, is that...

76ers hope to keep thwarting history in Game 5 vs. Celtics

May. 8, 2018 5:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — An improbable Eastern Conference finals rematch with the Cleveland Cavaliers is in reach for the Boston Celtics. The only thing delaying it is one more victory against a Philadelphia 76ers team intent on not becoming the latest to join a dubious NBA club. Toronto was swept by Cleveland on...

McConnell helps 76ers hold off elimination against Boston

May. 7, 2018 10:03 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The chants for "TJ! TJ!" grew louder each time T.J. McConnell darted through the lane for an easy basket or buried a 3 to build an insurmountable lead for the 76ers. He wore a sheepish look as teammates rubbed his head on the bench in appreciation, the big moment due on an undrafted...

Celtics take 3-0 series lead with OT win over 76ers

May. 6, 2018 12:03 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Al Horford had no use for the premature celebration that showered confetti all over the 76ers' home court at the end of regulation, delaying overtime and prompting an impromptu cleanup job. Turns out, Horford has the Celtics just a game away from a real sweep. Horford scored the...

Today in History

May. 6, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, May 6, the 126th day of 2018. There are 239 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 6, 1937, the hydrogen-filled German airship Hindenburg caught fire and crashed while attempting to dock at Lakehurst, New Jersey; 35 of the 97 people on board were killed along...

Tatum shines, Brown returns as Celtics beat 76ers 108-103

May. 4, 2018 12:45 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The youth movement is alive and thriving for the Boston Celtics. And for the second straight game it was enough to upend a Philadelphia 76ers team that still has much to figure out as it heads home trailing 2-0 in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 21 points and hit...

Meek Mill, Gov. Wolf urge criminal justice reforms

May. 3, 2018 5:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Just one week after a court ordered his immediate release from prison, Philadelphia-born rapper Meek Mill joined Pennsylvania's governor on Thursday in calling on state lawmakers to enact criminal justice reforms. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said Mill's case had thrust issues in the...

Nova's Wright fetes hoops title with pope-pourri of events

May. 2, 2018 2:55 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jay Wright had some time to chat before he met with Michelle Obama. The former first lady was in Philadelphia for an education event and Wright was invited to give a speech. Wright and the Obamas go way back — to at least 2016 when President Barack Obama teased Villanova's coach...

Celtics, Sixers renew rivalry with new casts in East semis

Apr. 29, 2018 6:50 PM EDT

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid are about to find out what the NBA playoffs are really about. After dispatching the Miami Heat in five games in the first round in their first career postseason appearance, the Philadelphia 76ers' youngsters will open the Eastern Conference semifinals on...