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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Joel Embiid (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images) USC has reached its proving ground to climb into College Football Playoff by Alicia de Artola Bellator pays tribute to Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson at Bellator 288 by Thomas Albano Twitter had thoughts on a hard foul Joel Embiid committed against Giannis Antetokounmpo. Sixers center Joel Embiid
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Giannis Antetokounmpo got into a bizarre confrontation with 76ers players, workers, following the Bucks defeat against Philadelphia It is impossible not to make it sound bizarre, but Friday’s matchup between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Philadelphia 76ers boiled down to a Joel Embiid dirty foul, a career-low night for Giannis Antetokounmpo from the charity stripe,
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The NBA announced that Basketball Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo is undergoing treatment for a brain tumor.  On Saturday, the NBA world was hit with devastating news regarding Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo. NBA insider Shams Charania reported that the league announced Mutombo, known for his days in Atlanta, Denver, Houston, Philadelphia, and other destinations,
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Montrezl Harrell (Photo by Eakin Howard/Getty Images) Patrick Beverley shows absurd confidence about playing with LeBron by Ian Levy The Philadelphia 76ers reportedly landed a veteran free agent on Tuesday, the best remaining big man still on the market. The Philadelphia 76ers reportedly landed veteran free agent Montrezl Harrell on Tuesday, according to Adrian Wojnarowski
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The Philadelphia 76ers are looking to reshape their entire roster ahead of the 2022 NBA Draft, seemingly making everyone but Joel Embiid and James Harden available for trade this summer. Good for the Philadelphia 76ers admitting they are not winning an NBA Finals with they way their roster is currently constructed. With the 2022 NBA Draft less than
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The Brooklyn Nets believe the Philadelphia 76ers will be worse next year than this past season. By deferring the Philadelphia 76ers‘ 2022 first-round pick from the James Harden–Ben Simmons trade to 2023, the Brooklyn Nets are telling everyone to short the 76ers next NBA season. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski informed everyone of the Nets’ intentions of the pick
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May 6, 2022; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia 76ers forward Danny Green (14) shoots the ball against the Miami Heat during the fourth quarter in game three of the second round for the 2022 NBA playoffs at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Lakers will be interviewing Kenny Atkinson for head coaching job
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Jimmy Butler, Miami Heat, Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images) Why undefeated William Zepeda almost left boxing by Jeremy Herriges As Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers’ season ends yet again, one of their former players Jimmy Butler and his Miami Heat are moving on to the Eastern Conference Finals. After beating the Philadelphia
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The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. The Hawks used a balanced effort to knock off the Hornets last night, with six different players scoring in double-figures and five players knocking down multiple 3-pointers. They’ll face
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With the NBA season almost finished, which players distinguished themselves most this year on the defensive end? Accurately evaluating NBA defense is an almost impossible endeavor, and opinions of individual defenders depend largely on the eye of the beholder. There are so many little things that happen (or don’t) within a possession that can fly
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Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving joins the historic 60 Point Club, but he is still far from being the NBA’s most prolific member.  Even though Kyrie Irving hasn’t played much in the 2021-22 season, the Nets shooter has still managed to make NBA history in the team’s 150-point victory over the Orlando Magic. Irving added
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MADRID, SPAIN – MARCH 09: Kylian Mbappe of Paris Saint-Germain celebrates after scoring their team’s first goal during the UEFA Champions League Round Of Sixteen Leg Two match between Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on March 09, 2022 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images) Watch: Marcus Stroman outlines
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Although James Harden has his sights set on Philadelphia, Joel Embiid apparently had another acquisition in mind: Washington Wizards’ Bradley Beal.  Inside reports from the Brooklyn Nets camp have indicated that there was a growing distance between Kevin Durant and James Harden for months on end, with Harden gradually withdrawing from the organization. With that
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All-Star Weekend proves once again that challenges are different than games as Tyrese Maxey and Scottie Barnes hilariously fail to make easy shots.  As entertaining as it can be to see athletes demonstrate their skills in carnival-like competitions, it’s true that many of the challenges during NBA All-Star Weekend are starkly different than gameplay. Nothing
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Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid and Boston Celtics center Al Horford. (Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports) UCLA football fans react to Chip Kelly’s contract extension by Ethan Lee The family of Boston Celtics forward Al Horford made waves on Twitter by bad-mouthing the Philadelphia 76ers during Friday night’s game. Al Horford’s time in Philadelphia didn’t exactly
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Dec 16, 2021; Brooklyn, New York, USA; Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant (7) shoots the ball as Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) defends during the second half at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports Vanderbilt fires back at Tennessee after Music City Bowl loss by Scott Rogust Joel Embiid and Kevin Durant
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Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images 5 schools that should hire Deion Sanders after he flipped Travis Hunter by John Buhler NBA rumors indicate the Sacramento Kings are uninterested in Indiana Pacers big men on the trading block, instead looking at Philadelphia 76ers Ben Simmons.  Ranked tenth in the Western Conference, the Sacramento Kings will
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Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers. (Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports) Can Lakers make a trade to take advantage of Pacers’ rebuild? by Aryanna Prasad Daryl Morey has plenty of pathways towards striking a deal with the Indiana Pacers to get Ben Simmons off the books for the Philadelphia 76ers. Philadelphia 76ers president of basketball operations Daryl Morey
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Oct 14, 2021; Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Josh Giddey (3) runs down the court against the Denver Nuggets during the first quarter at BOK Center. Mandatory Credit: Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports 49ers fan goes viral, dressed for football weather (Photo) by Cody Williams Colts offense getting more help from refs than Carson
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Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Georgia injury report: Dawgs gets great updates on injured starters ahead of Arkansas showdown by Ethan Lee Joel Embiid took time during the Philadelphia 76ers’ media day to address the ongoing Ben Simmons saga. All-star point guard Ben Simmons has dominated most of the NBA off-season talk. It was
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The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. Ben Simmons (or someone in his camp) delivered another emphatic message to the Philadelphia 76ers yesterday through ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, saying he would never play another game for the
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According to MyBookie oddsmakers, the Minnesota Timberwolves are favored to trade for Ben Simmons. The sportsbook is now displaying +225 odds, regarding the team trading for the 25-year-old point guard from the Philadelphia 76ers. The Sacramento Kings have the second-best odds (+400) of trading for the three-time All-Star, followed by the Golden State Warriors (+650)
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According to oddsmakers at Bovada, the Philadelphia 76ers are the frontrunners to retain their point guard, drastically altering Ben Simmons’ trade odds for the upcoming 2021-22 NBA season. Philadelphia have +200 odds of keeping the three-time All-Star—the best odds available. Now, what’s to say the 76ers refuse to trade him before training camp and decide
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The Philadelphia 76ers have been working to trade three-time All-Star Ben Simmons. Thus far, they have been unsuccessful with negotiations, considering Daryl Morey, the team’s president of basketball operations, and general manager Elton Brand are demanding a king’s ransom for their point guard. Per sources, now they are aiming to trade Tyrese Maxey along with
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Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers, Jaden McDaniels, Minnesota Timberwolves. (Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports) Here’s why a Ben Simmons trade with the Warriors probably isn’t happening by Ian Levy One team that could be in the mix to deal for Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons is the Minnesota Timberwolves. With Ben Simmons wanting to no longer play
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The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. This morning ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne broke the news that the Philadelphia 76ers were signing Joel Embiid to a four-year, $196 million supermax extension. Among the reported details — the
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Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers, Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors. (Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) Watch: Ernie Johnson drops the mic with poignant message to Alabama football team by John Buhler One NBA insider suggests the Golden State Warriors trade Draymond Green to the Philadelphia 76ers for Ben Simmons. While appearing on FS1’s First Things First,
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For the past several years, the Western Conference has widely been considered the deeper, more talented conference. Don’t look now, but the teams in the East have caught up and passed them as the premier conference in the league. Considering the elite-level talent (superstars) and the rising young stars, the argument could easily be made
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Ben Simmons apparently thinks he has too much of a social life to play for the Portland Trail Blazers or Toronto Raptors. After an embarrassing playoff performance, the rumor mill surrounding Ben Simmons has been churning rapidly. The 25-year-old still has four years and $145 million remaining on his contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, but
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Danilo Gallinari tries to steal the ball from Ben Simmons during Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Finals. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images) Patricio Pitbull and A.J. McKee nearly come to blows at the Bellator 263 press conference (Video) by Curtis Calhoun The boldness of the Philadelphia 76ers in getting everything they want from the Ben
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Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers, D’Angelo Russell, Minnesota Timberwolves. (Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports) Here is how All-Star point guard Ben Simmons could get trade from the Philadelphia 76ers to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Cleveland Cavaliers or the Toronto Raptors this offseason. Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons has a robust trade market, one that includes reported
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Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers, LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers. (Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports) Legendary Ohio football coach Frank Solich announces his retirement by Ethan Lee The Los Angeles Lakers have the trade assets to acquire Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons. With Philadelphia 76ers star point guard Ben Simmons potentially on the trading block, the Los
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The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. In yesterday’s edition of The Whiteboard, I mentioned how defensive matchups were fascinating variables to watch in Tuesday night’s games and it absolutely worked out. The 76ers made a
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May 20, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) reacts after making a third quarter basket against the Indiana Pacers at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports San Francisco Giants commitment to Pride month proves baseball belongs to everyone by Braulio Perez Philadelphia 76ers fans — or
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May 20, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Washington Wizards guard Russell Westbrook (4) before the game against the Indiana Pacers at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports Mets give depressing update after Noah Syndergaard rehab start ends in disaster by Josh Hill WNBA Shootaround: Jonquel Jones for MVP, Connecticut Sun, injuries
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The Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers will enter the 2021 NBA Playoffs differently. With only two days’ worth of regular-season games left, teams like the Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers are approaching the 2021 NBA Playoffs in a completely different manner. Philadelphia has clinched the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. New head coach
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NBA stars Tobias Harris and Boban Marjanovic opened up on a wide range of different topics with FanSided’s Mark Carman during a recent interview. Get Philadelphia 76ers sharpshooter Tobias Harris and Dallas Mavericks big man Boban Marjanovic in front of the camera together and you better believe they’ll both be nothing short of entertaining. The
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Daryl Morey, Philadelphia 76ers. (Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) LeBron James still doesn’t sound sure about his injured ankle in postgame update by John Buhler Daryl Morey and LeBron James see the NBA’s play-in tournament differently. After Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James recently ripped the upcoming play-in tournament to shreds, Philadelphia 76ers president
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Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers. (Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) UFC Vegas 22: Derek Brunson vs. Kevin Holland preview and prediction by Thomas Albano Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons shared the love with former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz over Twitch. Even though Carson Wentz does not play for the Philadelphia Eagles anymore, he still has
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PHILADELPHIA, PA – NOVEMBER 12: Ben Simmons #25 and Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers walk to the bench against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center on November 12, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 76ers defeated the Cavaliers 98-97. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using
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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – MARCH 03: Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers reacts after scoring during the first quarter against the Utah Jazz at Wells Fargo Center on March 03, 2021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the
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There are three teams listed as reported trade destinations for Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry. This season, the Toronto Raptors were expected to be contenders in the Eastern Conference, especially after they retained Fred VanVleet on a long-term deal. Instead, the Raptors sit in fifth place in the conference standings with a 16-17 record, where
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Jan 23, 2021; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) gets defended by Detroit Pistons forward Saddiq Bey (41) during the second quarter at Little Caesars Arena. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports Brett Favre reassures Packers fans after Aaron Rodgers’ troubling postgame comments by Scott Rogust Josh Jackson got ejected after he
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The Houston Rockets, Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets were all value-driven sports organizations. Until they weren’t. Rex Ryan and Mickey Callaway are two people with seemingly nothing in common. The brash, bombastic Ryan’s introduction to the media as the Jets’ head coach featured a defiant pledge not to “kiss [the New England Patriots’] rings” and
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Jan 27, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) reacts to a foul call during the second quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Texans expected to hire David Culley as next head coach by Scott Rogust LeBron James was called for a
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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – JANUARY 27: Tobias Harris #12 of the Philadelphia 76ers shoots the go-ahead basket during the fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers at Wells Fargo Center on January 27, 2021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting
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Dwight Howard, Philadelphia 76ers. (Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports) Julianna Pena secures nasty submission of Sara McMann in final seconds (Video) by Zain Bando Get a load of what just happened to Dwight Howard on an NBA basketball court. On today’s episode of “This Could Only Ever Happen to Dwight Howard,” watch the Philadelphia
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