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NBA: Short-handed Nets beat 76ers; Suns tie Warriors for lead
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NBA: Short-handed Nets beat 76ers; Suns tie Warriors for lead

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.

NBA: Philadelphia 76ers suspend Ben Simmons for one game for conduct detrimental to team
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NBA: Philadelphia 76ers suspend Ben Simmons for one game for conduct detrimental to team

“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.”

NBA: Ben Simmons drama drags on despite wantaway Sixers star returning to Philadelphia
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NBA: Ben Simmons drama drags on despite wantaway Sixers star returning to Philadelphia

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: 76ers still want disgruntled guard Ben Simmons back, says Doc Rivers
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NBA: 76ers still want disgruntled guard Ben Simmons back, says Doc Rivers

The bottom line of the holdout may very well be about the bottom line; the more games and practices Simmons misses, the more money he loses.

NBA: Ben Simmons won't report to 76ers' training camp, says report
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NBA: Ben Simmons won't report to 76ers' training camp, says report

Simmons, the No. 1 pick of the 2016 draft, is a three-time All-Star who had been paired with Joel Embiid as the franchise cornerstones as the Sixers chase their first NBA championship since 1983.

NBA: Joel Embiid agrees on four-year, $196 million contract extension with Philadelphia 76ers, say reports
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NBA: Joel Embiid agrees on four-year, $196 million contract extension with Philadelphia 76ers, say reports

The 27-year-old Embiid was NBA MVP runner-up this season to Denver's Nikola Jokic and led the Sixers to the best regular-season record in the Eastern Conference. The Sixers lost in the second round to the Atlanta Hawks.

NBA: Philadelphia 76ers centre Joel Embiid fined $35,000 for on-court altercation
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NBA: Philadelphia 76ers centre Joel Embiid fined $35,000 for on-court altercation

Embiid fell on top of John Collins on the court in Game 6. Collins then shoved Embiid before both rose to their feet

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James blasts the league as playoff injuries mount
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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James blasts the league as playoff injuries mount

James said, the injuries were due to the "lack of rest" before play restarted in December - just 72 days after the Lakers locked up the title with a victory over the Miami Heat in the quarantine bubble in Orlando, Florida.

NBA: Denver Nuggets' Nikola Jokic becomes lowest draft pick ever to win MVP award
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NBA: Denver Nuggets' Nikola Jokic becomes lowest draft pick ever to win MVP award

Jokic has been a rare everyday player this season, a big man who logged big minutes. He's the only player to start all of his team's regular-season games in the last two seasons, being on the floor for tip-off all 145 times.

NBA: Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers to lock horns for a place in Eastern Conference finals
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NBA: Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers to lock horns for a place in Eastern Conference finals

In the Western Conference, top seeds Utah outclassed the Memphis Grizzlies 126-110 to wrap up a 4-1 win in the best-of-seven series, with Donovan Mitchell's 30-point haul steering the Jazz into the next round.

NBA: 76ers' Joel Embiid 'Thrusts the Process' and pays tribute to WWE stars
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NBA: 76ers' Joel Embiid 'Thrusts the Process' and pays tribute to WWE stars

Joel Embiid can complete the full transformation into WWE star with a championship belt around his waist should he lead the Sixers to the NBA title.

NBA: Nikola Jokic, Joel Embiid, Stephen Curry announced as MVP finalists
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NBA: Nikola Jokic, Joel Embiid, Stephen Curry announced as MVP finalists

Jokic, Embiid and Curry were revealed Thursday night as the three top vote-getters for this year's NBA MVP award, one that will be presented sometime during the playoffs.

NBA: Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers secure play-off spots, Washington Wizards beat Los Angeles Lakers
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NBA: Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers secure play-off spots, Washington Wizards beat Los Angeles Lakers

Paul scored 15 of his points in the fourth quarter. The Suns improved to 44-18 on the season and are now two games ahead of the third-placed Clippers and one game back of the Utah Jazz (45-17) atop the West.

NBA: Joel Embiid powers 76ers past Timberwolves; Luka Doncic's Mavericks beat Wizards
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NBA: Joel Embiid powers 76ers past Timberwolves; Luka Doncic's Mavericks beat Wizards

The Dallas Mavericks used another solid defensive performance to hold their opponent to under 100 points for the second game in a row.

Roy Hibbert interview: Two-time All-Star talks about the evolution of big men in the NBA
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Roy Hibbert interview: Two-time All-Star talks about the evolution of big men in the NBA

Two-time All-Star Roy Hibbert talks about how the traditional NBA big-man, around whom he modelled his game, has become extinct while centres have evolved to counter the three-point wave.

NBA: Joel Embiid injured in East-leading 76ers' victory over Wizards, Lakers rally to beat Pacers
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NBA: Joel Embiid injured in East-leading 76ers' victory over Wizards, Lakers rally to beat Pacers

Following a dunk for his last points, Embiid landed awkwardly on his left leg, his knee joint appearing to bend slightly forward.

NBA: 10 things to know and expect entering the second half of the season
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NBA: 10 things to know and expect entering the second half of the season

Here's 10 things to know about what's happening, what might happen and what to watch the rest of the way.

NBA All-Star Game 2021: Giannis Antetokounmpo shines in Team LeBron's win over Team Durant, named MVP
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NBA All-Star Game 2021: Giannis Antetokounmpo shines in Team LeBron's win over Team Durant, named MVP

Giannis Antetokounmpo was the game MVP after shooting 16 of 16 for 35 points. Stephen Curry chipped in with 28 points, while Damian Lillard had 32 for Team LeBron.

NBA All-Star Game: Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons may miss game after barber tests positive for COVID
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NBA All-Star Game: Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons may miss game after barber tests positive for COVID

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

NBA: LeBron James opts for Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kevin Durant takes Kyrie Irving as first picks for All-Star Game
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NBA: LeBron James opts for Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kevin Durant takes Kyrie Irving as first picks for All-Star Game

This is the fourth year of the NBA's playing captain format for the All-Star Game. James is 3-0, beating teams captained by Curry in 2018 and Antetokounmpo in the last two seasons.