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Embiid's double-double keys 76ers as Spurs drop 8th straight

Feb. 03, 2023 23:22 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Joel Embiid had 33 points and 10 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers beat San Antonio 137-125 on Friday night, sending the scuffling Spurs to their eighth straight loss. Tyrese Maxey had 25 points and James Harden added 16 for Philadelphia, which has the...

Embiid, Morant, Brown lead NBA All-Star reserve class

Feb. 02, 2023 19:58 PM EST

Philadelphia's Joel Embiid, Oklahoma City's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Portland's Damian Lillard had to have known they were going to the All-Star Game. Players averaging more than 30 points per game typically don't have to worry about not hearing their name called. Other players...

Embiid, Harden double-doubles lift 76ers past Magic 105-94

Feb. 01, 2023 22:20 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Harden refused to stump for an all All-Star bid. After another standout game in a Philadelphia 76ers win in which he fell one rebound shy of a triple-double, Harden can let his statistics sell his candidacy. Joel Embiid had 28 points and 11 rebounds,...

Analysis: NBA All-Star reserve voting to lead to some snubs

Jan. 31, 2023 13:35 PM EST

Brace yourself. There’s going to be some angry people in the NBA on Thursday night. With good reason. The votes from the coaches are now in, and on Thursday, the NBA will reveal the 14 players — seven from the Eastern Conference, seven more from the Western...

Banchero, Magic rally from early hole, beat 76ers 119-109

Jan. 30, 2023 23:03 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Paolo Banchero had 29 points and 10 rebounds as the Orlando Magic stormed back from a 21-point first-quarter deficit to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 119-109 on Monday night. Mo Wagner scored 22 points and his younger brother Franz Wagner scored 19 for the Magic,...

Embiid scores 47 as 76ers beat Jokic, Nuggets 126-119

Jan. 28, 2023 19:09 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid won the battle of MVP candidates with 47 points and 18 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers extended their winning streak to seven games with a 126-119 win over Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets on Saturday. Jokic and Embiid have finished first and...

Curry, Embiid fined $25,000 by NBA for actions on court

Jan. 27, 2023 20:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA fined Stephen Curry and Joel Embiid $25,000 apiece Friday for actions on the court. Curry was penalized for throwing his mouthpiece into the crowd late in Golden State's 122-120 home victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night. The All-Star guard...

James Harden, Tyrese Maxey lead 76ers past Nets, 137-133

Jan. 25, 2023 23:51 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Harden hit two 3-pointers and had a driving layup in the final four minutes against his former Brooklyn teammates and the Philadelphia 76ers stretched their winning streak to six games, outscoring the Nets 137-133 on Wednesday night. Tyrese Maxey led the...

Analysis: Trying to play good NBA defense 'wild, hot mess'

Jan. 24, 2023 06:02 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Contrary to all those high-scoring games, players still are playing defense in the NBA. Seriously, they are. It's just the task of stopping two-time reigning MVP Nikola Jokic or Luka Doncic or Joel Embiid or anyone else in the league has become more...

76ers, without Embiid and Harden, edge Kings for 5-0 trip

Jan. 22, 2023 01:58 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Tyrese Maxey scored 15 of his 32 points in the third quarter and the Philadelphia 76ers, playing without Joel Embiid and James Harden, completed a perfect five-game road trip by beating the Sacramento Kings 129-127 on Saturday night. Maxey also had seven...