Tag: Philadelphia Sixers

Philadelphia center Joel Embiid during Game 3 against the Boston Celtics in Orlando, FL. (Image: AP)

NBA East Playoffs: Sixers, Nets Stuck in Dreaded 0-3 Hole

Do you smell a sweep? The Philadelphia 76ers and the Brooklyn Nets find themselves in desperate spots, down 0-3 in their respective series, and on the brink of elimination from the Eastern Conference playoffs. The defending champion #2 Toronto Raptors (3-0) have a chance to knock out the #7 Nets […]

Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons during a game against the Boston Celtics. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Philly 76ers Lose Ben Simmons for Two Weeks (Lower Back)

Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons will miss the next two weeks with a lower back injury. Simmons is experiencing numbness due to a nerve impingement, and the Sixers will evaluate his status in two weeks. If Simmons responds to rest and treatment, he’ll suit back up. There’s a loose timetable […]

Philadelphia Sixers center Joel Embiid shrieks in agony after a dislocated ring finger injury against the OKC Thunder. (Image: Matt Slocum/AP)

Joel Embiid Injury: Surgery to Repair Torn Ligament in Dislocated Finger

Philadelphia 76ers center, Joel Embiid, will be sidelined indefinitely while he recovers from surgery to repair torn ligaments on his left hand after he suffered a dislocated ring finger injury against the Oklahoma City Thunder. On Thursday, team officials announced Embiid would be out indefinitely. ESPN reported Embiid will be […]

Miami Heat point guard, Jimmy Butler, in action against the Utah Jazz at AA Arena in Miami. (Image: Isaac Baldizon/Getty)

NBA Weekend: Miami Heat Back-to-Back Home Games vs. Sixers and Pacers

The Miami Heat (22-8) are set to play back-to-back home games against the top teams in the East, including the Philadelphia 76ers (23-10) and Indiana Pacers (21-10). Miami is the toughest place to play in the NBA this season, where the Heat are 13-1. The Heat recently spoiled an unbeaten […]

Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat have yet to lose a game at home this season at AA Arena in Miami, FL. (Image: Isaac Baldizon/Getty)

NBA’s Best Home Teams: Heat, Sixers, Celtics Combined 34-0

Three NBA teams have yet to lose a home game this season, with the Philadelphia 76ers (13-0), Miami Heat (11-0), and Boston Celtics (10-0) a combined 34-0 on their home courts. It’s no surprise that the Heat, Celtics, and Sixers have all leveraged their home court advantage to propel them […]

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic fades away for a game-winning jump shot against the Timberwolves in Minnesota. (Image: Dave Berding/USA Today Sports)

Nikola Jokic Hits Back-to-Back Game Winners for Denver Nuggets (VIDEO)

Denver Nuggets center, Nikola Jokic, hit a game winner on Friday to lift the Nugs 100-97 over the Philadelphia 76ers and complete a 21-point comeback in the fourth quarter. On Sunday evening, Jokic knocked down a fadeaway jumper in overtime to secure a 100-98 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Two […]

Philadelphia 76ers swingman Tobias Harris takes Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker one-on-one in Phoenix. (Image: Christian Peterson/Getty)

NBA Weekend: Sixers and Nuggets Showdown, Heat Visit LeBron’s Lakers

NBA fans will be treated to several quality, and fun-to-watch, matchups heading into the second weekend of the season, including the best teams in the league such as the Boston Celtics (6-1), Los Angeles Lakers (6-1), Miami Heat (6-2), Denver Nuggets (6-2), and Philadelphia Sixers (5-2). The Sixers and Nuggets […]