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Kuzma, Beal lead Wizards to 117-98 rout of 76ers

Jan. 17, 2022 18:01 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joseph Blair was next in Washington's line of succession. With coach Wes Unseld Jr. and assistant Pat Delany in health and safety protocols, it would be his job to run the team. Blair's players made that task a little easier. “Some feelings, words...

Embiid scores 32, leads 76ers to 109-98 win in Miami

Jan. 15, 2022 23:50 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Joel Embiid scored 25 of his 32 points in the second half and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Miami Heat 109-98 on Saturday night. Listed as questionable to play because of right elbow soreness, Embiid helped the 76ers outscore Miami 66-48 in the final two periods. ...

Embiid has 25 points and 13 rebounds, 76ers beat Celtics

Jan. 14, 2022 22:37 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 25 points and 13 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers used a dominating start to roll to a 111-99 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday night. Embiid finished five points shy of setting a franchise record with 30 or more points in nine...

Hornets end 16-game losing streak to 76ers in 109-98 win

Jan. 12, 2022 22:12 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Hornets didn't pop champagne or go wild in the locker room following a win over the Sixers more than five years in the making. There was just a simple message from Gordon Hayward: On to the next game. “We talked about it before the game. We...

Embiid goes over 30 again, 76ers beat Rockets 111-91

Jan. 10, 2022 23:14 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Joel Embiid had 31 points and eight rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the Houston Rockets 111-91 Monday night for their seventh straight win. Embiid turned in his seventh straight 30-point game and also had six assists. He was 9 of 16 from the field and...

Memphis' Jenkins enters protocols, 14th NBA coach to do so

Jan. 08, 2022 15:51 PM EST

Memphis assistant Brad Jones walked into what he thought was the Grizzlies’ locker room in Brooklyn a few days ago, then wondered if he was in the right place. There was only one other person in the room — and Jones had no idea who the person was. “Am I in...

Embiid scores 31, leads streaking 76ers past Spurs 119-100

Jan. 07, 2022 22:34 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 31 points and 12 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers extended their winning streak to six games with a 119-100 win over the short-handed San Antonio Spurs on Friday night. Embiid has scored at least 31 points in every game during the winning...

Embiid, Harris lift 76ers by Magic for fifth straight win

Jan. 05, 2022 22:56 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Joel Embiid scored 31 points, Tobias Harris added 22 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Orlando Magic 116-106 on Wednesday night. The 76ers, who notched their NBA-best 14th road victory of the season, tied a season high with a fifth straight win overall. They...

Embiid's triple-double powers 76ers past Rockets 133-113

Jan. 03, 2022 22:33 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid got rolling early with a Euro-step, one-handed jam that shook the arena. Embiid walked to midcourt with his arms extended and soaked in the cheers. It was exactly the tonic the 76ers' All-Star center needed against one of the NBA's worst teams. ...

Short-handed Clippers rally to beat Nets 120-116

Jan. 01, 2022 23:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers came to Brooklyn without their coach and many of their best players. The Nets couldn't convince themselves that LA's patchwork lineup could beat them. “I mean, it’s natural when a team is missing so many players. They've...