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Embiid had no love lost for Simmons after his trade ultimatum broke up what had been a successful All-Star pair.
The Nets were missing seven players because of coronavirus health and safety protocols but still had Durant, the NBA’s leading scorer who added 11 rebounds and eight assists.
Rivers said he didn't want to predict when Simmons might rejoin the Sixers — if the guard returns at all.
“I just thought he was a distraction today,” coach Doc Rivers said on Tuesday after practice. “I didn't think he wanted to do what everybody else was doing. I just told him he should leave. We went on with practice.”
This much is known: Ben Simmons is back in Philadelphia. But there’s no clear sign yet the All-Star guard is set to rescind his trade request and actually play for the 76ers.
NBA: Brad Stevens replacing Danny Ainge as president of basketball operations in Boston Celtics shakeup
Danny Ainge, Boston Celtics' president of basketball operations, retired and coach Brad Stevens will move up to the front office to replace him. The moves came about 12 hours after the 17-time NBA champions lost to the Brooklyn Nets in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series
A security guard grabbed and held down the person near the baseline as 76ers center Dwight Howard stood nearby.
The shooting, which comes with Minneapolis already on edge because of the Derek Chauvin trial for the murder of George Floyd, sparked protests and looting overnight.
The Dallas Mavericks used another solid defensive performance to hold their opponent to under 100 points for the second game in a row.
No players, coaches or game officials tested positive for COVID-19 while in Atlanta, the NBA said on Monday after the final tests were processed and results were returned to the league and the teams involved.
Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons may be unable to play in Sunday’s All-Star Game in Atlanta because of a coronavirus contact tracing issue
'An embarrassing and shameful day in our country': NBA reacts to Capitol Hill violence, Jacob Blake decision
At the Capitol, a mob delayed Congress from certifying the results of November's election and paving the way for President-elect Joe Biden to be sworn in later this month.
2020 has been something that everyone would want to forget except it has been an unforgettable year. We look at some of the memorable quotes from the last 12 months.
More than 100 other NBA players are unrestricted free agents; another 75 or so can be restricted free agents. What promises to be a chaotic NBA free-agent window opens on Friday.
Morey stepped down as GM of the Houston Rockets this month after blockbuster moves that failed to lead the franchise to the NBA Finals
Tyronn Lue was the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers when they captured the NBA championship with LeBron James in 2016.
“We’ve got to get people to vote,” Doc Rivers, now the coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, said during these playoffs when he was coaching the Los Angeles Clippers.
Doc Rivers' activism was highlighted by the Philadelphia 76ers when they officially named Rivers the 25th coach in franchise history on Saturday.
The bio-secure bubble that NBA created at Walt Disney World ensured the season went ahead without further disruptions due to COVID-19. But players like Paul George faced mental health battles inside. Here's how the NBA and NBPA helped players and staff:
NBA: Doc Rivers set to be named new Philadelphia 76ers coach after seven seasons with Clippers, says report
Doc Rivers takes over for Brett Brown, who was fired after the 76ers were swept in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.