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Sixers’ Covington out with lower back contusion

The Philadelphia 76ers will be without small forward Robert Covington Sunday against the New Orleans Pelicans due to a lower back contusion. Covington had a CT scan and X-ray on his back and the results were negative. He is being listed as doubtful for Tuesday’s game as well. Robert Covington's CT scan and x-rays were negative […]


Sixers’ Fultz no longer has soreness; out 3 more weeks

The Philadelphia 76ers have announced that rookie point guard Markelle Fultz is no longer experiencing soreness in his right shoulder and the scapular muscle imbalance is resolved. Fultz has been sidelined since Oct. 25. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 draft was conducting his rehabilitation work at the Shoulder Center of Kentucky under the supervision of surgeon Ben Kibler, but […]


Sixers’ Embiid on Drummond: ‘No disrespect, but he can’t shoot’

The Philadelphia 76ers take on the Detroit Pistons tonight at home, which means we get round two between Joel Embiid and Andre Drummond. Embiid and Drummond had a verbal back-and-forth during their first meeting this season on Oct. 23 at Little Caesars Arena. The Sixers won 97-86 and Embiid was a monster, racking up 30 points and […]


Sixers’ Fultz rehabbing shoulder in Kentucky

Philadelphia 76ers rookie guard Markelle Fultz is conducting his rehabilitation work at the Shoulder Center of Kentucky under the supervision of surgeon Ben Kibler, according to Sixers beat writer Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Fultz is scheduled to be in Lexington, Kentucky for a few days before returning to Philadelphia. The No. 1 overall pick […]


X-rays negative on Sixers’ Simmons’ ankle

Philadelphia 76ers rookie phenom Ben Simmons left Monday’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers due to a sprained right ankle and underwent X-rays. The X-ray results were negative and Simmons will be re-evaluated Tuesday. Ben Simmons' X-ray was negative. He will be re-evaluated tomorrow — Keith Pompey (@PompeyOnSixers) November 28, 2017 The Sixers lost to the Cavs […]


Okafor talks Sixers, who still prefer trade over buyout

Philadelphia 76ers big man Jahlil Okafor informed the franchise in early November he wanted to be bought out or traded. Almost a month has passed since then and Okafor is still on the team, riding the bench as he patiently waits for general manager Bryan Colangelo to strike a deal which will get him out of Philadelphia. […]


Redick erupts as Sixers bury Magic

J.J. Redick scored 29 points, including 8-of-12 shooting on 3-pointers, and the Philadelphia 76ers raced to a 130-111 win over the visiting Orlando Magic on Saturday. Dario Saric added 21 points for the Sixers, and Joel Embiid had 18 points and 14 rebounds. The Magic were led by Elfrid Payton’s 22 points. .@JJRedick knocks down […]


Sixers’ Simmons out vs. Magic with swelling in elbow

Philadelphia 76ers rookie phenom Ben Simmons will miss tomorrow’s game against the Orlando Magic due to swelling in his left elbow. Simmons will be re-evaluated by team doctors on Sunday. The Sixers do not believe the injury is serious. Ben Simmons has swelling in left elbow will not pay tomorrow against Orlando. #Sixers — Sarah Todd […]


Highlights: Embiid, Sixers block Blazers

Joel Embiid scored 28 points and pulled down 12 rebounds, and the host Philadelphia 76ers buried the Portland Trail Blazers by a 101-81 count Wednesday. Ben Simmons added 16 points, nine assists and eight rebounds for the Sixers (10-7), and T.J. McConnell came off the bench to add 13 points and seven assists. The Trail […]


Simmons likes link about LeBron to Sixers

A tweet about a story on why LeBron James would be a great fit with the Philadelphia 76ers garnered a special like — and it came from no less than Sixers rookie Ben Simmons. Not necessarily a huge surprise, given that most anyone would want James on their team. Simmons, of course, is the Sixers’ […]


Embiid erupts, elevates Sixers past Lakers

Joel Embiid exploded for 46 points, 15 rebounds, seven steals and seven blocks, and the visiting Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 115-109 for their eighth win in 11 games.



Embiid erupts, Sixers stun Clippers on road

Joel Embiid erupted for 32 points and 16 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers offered a glimpse of the future with a 109-105 road win over the reeling Los Angeles Clippers on Monday. Robert Covington added 31 points for the Sixers, including 5-of-8 shooting on 3-pointers. Ben Simmons added 22 points and 12 rebounds. Lou Williams […]


Sixers’ Bayless, Stauskas sidelined with injury

The Philadelphia 76ers will continue their West Coast trip without guards Jerryd Bayless and Nik Stauskas, as both players remain sidelined with ailments. Bayless is still suffering from a bruised left wrist while Stauskas is out with a sprained right ankle. Via the Philadelphia Inquirer: “Bayless was re-evaluated late Saturday night for a bruised left wrist. He’ll […]