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Timberwolves spoil Embiid's 76ers return with 2OT victory

Nov. 27, 2021 23:11 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — D’Angelo Russell scored 35 points and had a decisive steal and assist in the final seconds of the second overtime in the Minnesota Timberwolves’ 121-120 victory over Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night. Embiid had 42 points...

76ers' Joel Embiid returns after 9-game COVID-19 absence

Nov. 27, 2021 18:19 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid returned Saturday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves after missing nine games because of COVID-19 protocols. The four-time All-Star hadn’t played since Nov. 6, with the 76ers going 2-7 without him. Embiid...

76ers pull away in 4th to beat Kings, spoil Gentry's debut

Nov. 23, 2021 01:47 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Callif. (AP) — Tyrese Maxey had 24 points and the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers beat Sacramento 102-94 on Monday night, spoiling Alvin Gentry’s debut as interim Kings coach. Shake Milton scored 16 points and Matisse Thybulle added 15, helping the Sixers...

Lillard has season-high 39 points, Trail Blazers beat 76ers

Nov. 21, 2021 01:58 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored a season-high 39 points to help the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 118-111 on Saturday night. The All-Star guard, fighting his way out of a slump early in the season, was 10 for 21 from the field and made...

Maxey, 76ers beat Nuggets 103-89 to snap 5-game skid

Nov. 19, 2021 00:34 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Tyrese Maxey scored 22 points, Seth Curry added 20 and the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers beat the Denver Nuggets 103-89 on Thursday night to snap a five-game losing streak. Playing without Joel Embiid and three other regulars, the 76ers held Nikola...

Bogdanovic scores 27 to lead Jazz to 120-85 rout of 76ers

Nov. 17, 2021 01:39 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored a season-high 27, including five 3-pointers, to power the Utah Jazz to a 120-85 rout of the depleted Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night. Jordan Clarkson had 20 points and Rudy Gobert contributed 15 points, 17 rebounds and...

Pacers hand Embiid-less 76ers 4th straight loss, 118-113

Nov. 13, 2021 22:54 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — For Indiana Pacers coach Rick Carlisle, Justin Holiday is a nice luxury to have in the second unit. Holiday came off the bench to score a season-high 27 points in the Indiana Pacers' 118-113 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night. ...

In memo, NBA tells players, coaches to act on booster shots

Nov. 12, 2021 14:32 PM EST

The NBA has raised the level of urgency regarding getting booster shots against the coronavirus, telling players and coaches that it is no longer advisable to wait before receiving the additional dose. The booster shots should be received “as soon as possible,...

VanVleet, Trent hit late 3s as Raptors past 76ers, 115-109

Nov. 11, 2021 22:07 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Lowry's mom was in the house, repping the Raptors in a sweatshirt even though her son has moved on to Miami. But the competitive sprit Lowry left behind in turning Toronto into a champion has rubbed off on this year's team. Gary Trent Jr. and...

Antetokounmpo, Allen lead Bucks past short-handed 76ers

Nov. 09, 2021 23:03 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 31 points and 16 rebounds, Grayson Allen scored 25 points and hit a key 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter, and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers 118-109 on Tuesday night. Bobby Portis added...