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Wizards F CJ Miles out indefinitely after left wrist surgery

Dec. 4, 2019 3:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards forward C.J. Miles is out indefinitely after having surgery on his left wrist. Miles had an operation Wednesday to repair ligament damage. He was hurt in Washington's 117-104 loss at the Denver Nuggets on Nov. 26. The Wizards say there is no timeline for his return....

Fournier scores 31, Magic beat Beal, Wizards 127-120

Dec. 3, 2019 11:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A game against his hometown team provided the latest highlight in Markelle Fultz’s development. Fultz, a native of nearby Marlboro, Maryland, scored a career-high 20 points and added six assists in the Orlando Magic’s 127-120 victory over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday...

76ers top Jazz 103-94; move to 10-0 at home

Dec. 2, 2019 10:39 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Ennis III hit a 3 and dropped for three pushups, celebratory calisthenics in an early run in which the 76ers flexed their offensive muscle “I wanted to get a little workout in,” Ennis said. Ennis passed the fitness test and Tobias Harris scored 26 points to keep...

Tatum, Brown lead Celtics’ rally past Knicks

Dec. 1, 2019 7:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Celtics usually beat the Knicks. The Knicks often blow big leads. So there was little reason for Boston to panic when trailing by nine points in the third quarter. Jayson Tatum scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added 28 and Boston rallied past New York 113-104 on Sunday. Kemba Walker had...

Embiid, Simmons lead 76ers past Pacers, 119-116

Nov. 30, 2019 10:40 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons stole a game for the 76ers. Simmons had three steals in the final 13.9 seconds to lead Philadelphia to a 119-116 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night. “I love being able to get steals and turn guys over,” said Simmons, who finished with 15 points,...

Hornets complete home-and-home sweep of Pistons, 110-107

Nov. 30, 2019 12:08 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Langston Galloway’s shot from near midcourt rimmed out at the buzzer, and the Charlotte Hornets held on for a 110-107 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night. Charlotte completed a home-and-home sweep of the Pistons this week. Detroit must be wondering what it has to do to...

Embiid scores 27, leads Sixers past Knicks 101-95

Nov. 30, 2019 12:06 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia coach Brett Brown made a case for why Ben Simmons should be considered for a spot on the NBA’s All-Defensive team before Friday’s game in New York. Simmons went out and backed Brown’s talk with a pair of steals in the second half, including a game-clinching...

Embiid has 33 points, 16 rebounds in 76ers’ win over Kings

Nov. 27, 2019 10:22 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid got back to playing the kind of game he expects from himself and nothing like the worst game of his career two nights prior. Embiid had 33 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 97-91 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night. He was scoreless...

76ers’ Brett Brown to coach Australia at Tokyo Olympics

Nov. 26, 2019 5:24 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown will guide the Australian men’s team at next year’s Tokyo Olympics. Basketball Australia said Wednesday he will succeed Andrej Lemanis, who coached the Boomers to the semifinals at the 2016 Olympics — the team’s...

Embiid held scoreless as Raptors beat 76ers 101-96

Nov. 26, 2019 10:41 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Joel Embiid returned to Toronto and had another night he’d rather forget. Pascal Siakam scored 25 points, Fred VanVleet added 24 and the Raptors held Embiid scoreless for the first time in his career in a 101-96 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. “I can't have...