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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...

Pritchard, Mitchell among standouts at NBA Summer League

Aug. 16, 2021 03:26 AM EDT

Payton Pritchard arrived at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas looking to take advantage of the opportunity to show he deserves major minutes this upcoming season with the Boston Celtics. Mission accomplished. The second-year point guard was one of...

Bucks announce they have signed Hill, Hood, Ojeleye

Aug. 06, 2021 22:07 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — George Hill is returning to the Milwaukee Bucks’ backcourt. The Bucks announced Friday the signings of Hill, guard/forward Rodney Hood and forward Semi Ojeleye. The Bucks also officially announced they had re-signed forward Bobby Portis. ...

Twin towers in Philly; 76ers sign center Andre Drummond

Aug. 04, 2021 16:03 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers have signed nine-year veteran center Andre Drummond. Terms of the deal announced Wednesday were not disclosed. Drummond joins Philadelphia after splitting the 2020-21 season with Cleveland and the Los Angeles Lakers. ...

76ers take Tennessee guard Springer with 28th pick of draft

Jul. 30, 2021 01:49 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Trying to rebound after a crushing end to their season, the Philadelphia 76ers selected Tennessee freshman Jaden Springer with the 28th pick of the NBA draft on Thursday night. The 6-foot-3 guard, who turns 19 in September, averaged 12.5 points in 25...

76ers, Devils CEO O'Neil resigns after 8 years leading HBSE

Jun. 30, 2021 09:38 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott O’Neil, the CEO of the parent company that owns the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils, has resigned after an eight-year run in which he shepherded The Process and the Prudential Center. O’Neil announced Wednesday he was leaving...

Young Hawks try to regroup at home in Game 3 against Bucks

Jun. 26, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks' path to the Eastern Conference finals provides reason to remain optimistic after a humbling Game 2 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks evened the series at 1-1. The Bucks also can rely on their postseason history to boost their belief in their...

AP source: Celtics hire Nets assistant Udoka as new coach

Jun. 23, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have hired Brooklyn Nets assistant Ime Udoka to be their new coach, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced. ...

East finalists Bucks, Hawks seeking to end long droughts

Jun. 22, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — There’s more than a berth in the NBA Finals at stake when the Milwaukee Bucks and Atlanta Hawks square off for the Eastern Conference championship. The winner of the series that starts Wednesday also will end decades of frustration. ...

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...