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NBA: Philadelphia 76ers name Daryl Morey as team president; extend GM Elton Brand's contract
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NBA: Philadelphia 76ers name Daryl Morey as team president; extend GM Elton Brand's contract

Morey stepped down as GM of the Houston Rockets this month after blockbuster moves that failed to lead the franchise to the NBA Finals

NBA: Philadelphia 76ers expect new head coach Doc Rivers to lead on and off the court
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NBA: Philadelphia 76ers expect new head coach Doc Rivers to lead on and off the court

Doc Rivers' activism was highlighted by the Philadelphia 76ers when they officially named Rivers the 25th coach in franchise history on Saturday.

NBA: Damian Lillard sets Trail Blazers record with 61 points; Kemba Walker powers Celtics to win over Lakers
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NBA: Damian Lillard sets Trail Blazers record with 61 points; Kemba Walker powers Celtics to win over Lakers

Kemba Walker scored 20 points to end a career-long personal losing streak against LeBron James, and Jayson Tatum scored 27 to help Boston send the top team in the Western Conference to its biggest loss of the season

NBA: DeMar DeRozan shines as Spurs snap Bucks' winning-streak; De'Aaron Fox, Buddy Hield power Kings to victory
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NBA: DeMar DeRozan shines as Spurs snap Bucks' winning-streak; De'Aaron Fox, Buddy Hield power Kings to victory

Milwaukee defeated the San Antonio Spurs 127-118 on Saturday at home but could not maintain its early momentum in a rare home-and-home set of back-to-back games

NBA: James Harden powers Rockets to victory over 76ers; Celtics edge past Hawks
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NBA: James Harden powers Rockets to victory over 76ers; Celtics edge past Hawks

On a “Flashback Friday” in which the Rockets wore retro ketchup-and-mustard uniforms from their back-to-back NBA title days in the mid-90s, Harden sported a white headband and cornrows

NBA: Jaylen Brown matches career-high points total as Celtics win; D’Angelo Russell stars in Warriors' victory over Suns
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NBA: Jaylen Brown matches career-high points total as Celtics win; D’Angelo Russell stars in Warriors' victory over Suns

D’Angelo Russell had 31 points and six assists, and the Warriors rallied from 10 down in the fourth quarter to beat Phoenix for its fourth straight victory

NBA: Luka Doncic inspires Warriors rout at the hands of Mavericks; Nuggets snap Rockets' eight-game winning streak
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NBA: Luka Doncic inspires Warriors rout at the hands of Mavericks; Nuggets snap Rockets' eight-game winning streak

Luka Doncic scored 33 of his 35 points in the first half and had yet another triple-double to help the Dallas Mavericks rout the short-handed Golden State Warriors 142-94 on Wednesday night.

NBA: Buddy Hield scores season-high 35 points as Kings snap Celtics' winning streak; LeBron James dazzles in Lakers' victory
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NBA: Buddy Hield scores season-high 35 points as Kings snap Celtics' winning streak; LeBron James dazzles in Lakers' victory

Kings centre Richaun Holmes sank two decisive free throws with 13 seconds remaining to give the Kings their fifth win in seven games after an 0-5 start

NBA: James Harden explodes for 59 points in high-scoring thriller; Joel Embiid, Karl-Anthony Towns ejected in Sixers' win
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NBA: James Harden explodes for 59 points in high-scoring thriller; Joel Embiid, Karl-Anthony Towns ejected in Sixers' win

James Harden made the winning free throw with two seconds left, capping a 59-point performance as the Houston Rockets outgunned the Washington Wizards 159-158 on Wednesday.

Philadelphia 76ers' Jonah Bolden pulls out of Australia squad for basketball World Cup in China
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Philadelphia 76ers' Jonah Bolden pulls out of Australia squad for basketball World Cup in China

Jonah Bolden's withdrawal follows a decision by Philadelphia 76ers' teammate Ben Simmons who also decided to skip the World Cup for Australia.

NBA Free Agency: Ben Simmons to sign $170M maximum contract extension with Philadelphia 76ers, says report
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NBA Free Agency: Ben Simmons to sign $170M maximum contract extension with Philadelphia 76ers, says report

Ben Simmons averaged 16.9 points, 8.8 rebounds and 7.7 assists for the 76ers last season, when he was named an All-Star for the first time.

Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons set to skip Australia's Basketball World Cup campaign
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Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons set to skip Australia's Basketball World Cup campaign

Ben Simmons' agent, Rich Paul, told media the basketball player was 'doubtful' to play for Australia in the FIBA World Cup, which tips off in China on 31 August.

NBA Playoffs 2019: Philadelphia 76ers ride on Jimmy Butler's heroics to force Game 7 against Toronto Raptors
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NBA Playoffs 2019: Philadelphia 76ers ride on Jimmy Butler's heroics to force Game 7 against Toronto Raptors

With 'Jimmy! Butler!' chants ringing from the rafters, he helped Philadelphia force a seventh game against Toronto in the Eastern Conference semi-finals.

NBA Playoffs 2019: Raptors thrash 76ers to take 3-2 lead in series; Nuggets rout Trail Blazers to win Game 5
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NBA Playoffs 2019: Raptors thrash 76ers to take 3-2 lead in series; Nuggets rout Trail Blazers to win Game 5

The Toronto Raptors dismantled the Philadelphia 76ers and the Denver Nuggets dominated the Portland Trail Blazers to take commanding leads in their NBA playoff series.

NBA Playoffs 2019: Kevin Durant leads Warriors' rout of Clippers in Game 3; Ben Simmons, Tobias Harris star in 76ers' win
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NBA Playoffs 2019: Kevin Durant leads Warriors' rout of Clippers in Game 3; Ben Simmons, Tobias Harris star in 76ers' win

Kevin Durant scored 38 points as the Warriors made sure they didn't blow another big lead by routing the Clippers in game three of their playoff series.

NBA: LeBron James helps Lakers end losing streak against Bulls; Giannis Antetokounmpo shines as Bucks beat Pelicans
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NBA: LeBron James helps Lakers end losing streak against Bulls; Giannis Antetokounmpo shines as Bucks beat Pelicans

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 24 points and Khris Middleton added 23 as the NBA-best Milwaukee Bucks improved to 51-17 Tuesday with a 130-113 victory at New Orleans.

NBA All-Star 2019: La Lakers' Kyle Kuzma stars as Team USA rebounds to win NBA Rising Stars title at Team World's expense
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NBA All-Star 2019: La Lakers' Kyle Kuzma stars as Team USA rebounds to win NBA Rising Stars title at Team World's expense

Slam dunks and three-pointers were the order of the day and defence disappeared completely as Team USA outgunned Team World 161-144 in the NBA Rising Stars game on Friday night.

NBA found no evidence of tampering following investigation into Ben Simmons-Magic Johnson meeting request
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NBA found no evidence of tampering following investigation into Ben Simmons-Magic Johnson meeting request

The NBA said on Tuesday it had found no evidence of tampering following an investigation into remarks involving Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons and Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson.

NBA: Sixers' star Ben Simmons to be investigated over possible contact with Lakers president Magic Johnson for a move
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NBA: Sixers' star Ben Simmons to be investigated over possible contact with Lakers president Magic Johnson for a move

NBA officials are investigating whether any tampering rules were violated following reports of the Philadelphia 76ers' Australian star Ben Simmons seeking a meeting with Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson