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Rockets outlast 76ers in 2 OTs; Harden 4 for 19 in return

Dec. 06, 2022 00:16 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Jalen Green scored 27 points and Kevin Porter Jr. added 24 to lead the Houston Rockets to a 132-123 double-overtime victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night as James Harden struggled through his return from injury. Harden had 21 points but shot 4 for 19...

Morant, Jackson lead Grizzlies past 76ers, 117-109

Dec. 03, 2022 00:07 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant had 28 points and eight rebounds, Jaren Jackson Jr. added 22 points and four blocks — one in the closing minute — and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Philadelphia 76ers 117-109 on Friday night. Dillon Brooks finished with 17 points to help Memphis...

Caris LeVert scores 22 points, Cavaliers rout 76ers 113-85

Nov. 30, 2022 21:55 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Caris LeVert scored 22 points off the bench, Darius Garland had 21 points and nine assists and the Cleveland Cavaliers routed the Philadelphia 76ers 113-85 on Wednesday night. Donovan Mitchell added 18 points and six assists for Cleveland, which led by a...

Embiid returns from injury, powers 76ers past Hawks 104-101

Nov. 28, 2022 22:40 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid won one for the 76ers in 60 seconds. Embiid scored seven of his 30 points in the final minute, including go-ahead 14-footer with 18.6 seconds left, and led Philadelphia past the Atlanta Hawks 104-101 in his return from a sprained left foot on Monday...

Milton, Harris lead 76ers' rout of Magic

Nov. 27, 2022 21:33 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Shake Milton had 29 points and seven assists, and the Philadelphia 76ers routed the Orlando Magic 133-103 on Sunday night. Tobias Harris added 25 points for Philadelphia, which also beat the Magic 107-99 on Friday night. Danuel House Jr. scored 19 points, and...

Rozier's big 4th quarter leads Hornets past Sixers 107-101

Nov. 23, 2022 22:36 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored nine of his 22 points in the final 5 minutes as the Charlotte Hornets rallied past the Philadelphia 76ers 107-101 on Wednesday night in a matchup of injury-riddled teams. Charlotte, which trailed by 13 points in the first half, won for...

Boo Simmons: Nets guard jeered in 1st game in Philly

Nov. 22, 2022 23:33 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Yup, Ben Simmons got booed. Maybe not as loudly as the Nets guard expected, but one of the most reviled former players in Philadelphia’s sports history was jeered from warmups to the final horn in his first game in the city since his former team acquiesced to...

Nets' Ben Simmons booed, loses in Philly homecoming 115-106

Nov. 22, 2022 23:11 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons shrugged off the boos that rose out of the Philly crowd each time the mercurial guard handled the ball. The Nets guard even egged on fans one more time over their reception toward one of the more loathed former Philly stars in sports history. ...

Nets' Simmons preps for hostile return in 1st game in Philly

Nov. 21, 2022 12:42 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons tilted his head in bemusement at the suggestion enough time had passed since his bitter split with the 76ers that his Philadelphia homecoming might be greeted with more affection than acrimony. His look, which became an instant meme, had the...

Timberwolves hang on, top undermanned 76ers 112-109

Nov. 19, 2022 23:23 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Against another short-handed team, the Timberwolves again came up big on the road. Anthony Edwards scored 25 points, D’Angelo Russell had 19 and the Minnesota Timberwolves survived a late scare and won their third straight game, 112-109 over the undermanned...