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Feb 21

Sixers’ JJ Redick reiterates his apology concerning purported racial slur

JJ Redick said the word that he appeared to say is not one he would say in private much less in public.

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Feb 21

Sixers set up for success with remaining schedule

The 76ers have a good chance to position themselves for success over the final seven weeks. They just need to make it through a road-heavy stretch.

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Feb 20

Sixers’ Joel Embiid: ‘We want home-court advantage’ in first round

The Sixers will face teams currently with winning records in only 10 of their remaining 27 games.

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Feb 19

76ers unfairly criticized for handling of Markelle Fultz | Bob Ford

The Sixers haven’t handled injuries and rehabilitations well in the past, and they aren’t getting the benefit of the doubt now for a good job.

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Feb 19

Sixers center Joel Embiid has ‘special’ time in NBA All-Star weekend

With NBA All-Star Weekend over, Joel Embiid’s goal is to sleep in his bed … a lot.

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Feb 19

NBA All-Star pregame show was the worst 40 minutes of the weekend | Sarah Todd

Kevin Hart headlined a pregame show that completely missed the mark.

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Feb 19

Sixers’ Joel Embiid makes most of all-star appearance

Embiid enjoyed the moment at the NBA All-Star Game, and Ben Simmons’ instagram hinted at a possible Sixers pursuit of LeBron James this summer.

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Feb 19

NBA All-Star Game: Joel Embiid shines, LeBron James dominates and other quick observations

The new All-Star Game format brought more defense and an interesting twist.

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Feb 18

Joel Embiid is already an all-star starter. His next goal is becoming the NBA’s best player.

No one would accuse Joel Embiid of lacking confidence. The only things that can match Embiid’s outsized personality are his massive, 7-foot-2 frame and ridiculously diverse skill set.

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Feb 18

Sixers’ JJ Redick says he was ‘tongue-tied’ in video purportedly showing racial slur

Saying a racial slur would be totally out of character for the 33-year-old, known for speaking out against racial inequality and social injustice.

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Feb 18

Sixers’ Joel Embiid falls in Skills Challenge semifinals

Other highlights from the Saturday in Los Angeles include LeBron James responding to controversial criticism from a FOX News personality.

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Feb 17

Joel Embiid’s journey to the All-Star Game has made him a big attraction

Joel Embiid is one of the biggest attractions at the NBA All-Star Weekend.

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Feb 17

Former Sixers point guard Mo Cheeks Hall of Fame finalist

Cheeks is one of 13 finalists.

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Feb 17

‘The Process’ was on display with Ben Simmons, Dario Saric, Joel Embiid in NBA’s Rising Stars Game

Joel Embiid called being able share his Rising Star experience with Ben Simmons and Dario Saric “amazing.”

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Feb 17

NBA All-Star Weekend: Sixers’ Ben Simmons chasing history; Jazz’s Donovan Mitchell gives high praise

The Jazz rookie guard on Simmons: “He’s talented. He’s close to being an all-star this year. He’s really talented and can do a lot of things that a lot of rookie can’t.”

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Feb 16

Sixers’ Joel Embiid to compete in Rising Stars, Skills Challenge and All-Star Game

The Sixers center wants to enjoy the moment during NBA All-Star Weekend.

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Feb 16

Charles Barkley and the time he played a 76ers game hammered

Jimmy Kimmel asked him about how he was nearly traded by the Sixers to the Lakers in the early 1990s. What followed was hilarious.

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Feb 15

Sixers Ben Simmons, Dario Saric eager to shine in Rising Stars game

Joel Embiid, who’s nursing a sore right ankle, was still scheduled to participate in Friday’s exhibition as of Thursday afternoon. The Sixers center was also selected to Sunday’s NBA All-Star game and Saturday’s Skills Challenge.

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Feb 15

The Sixers have mishandled Markelle Fultz, and it could put his career at risk | Mike Sielski

They appear to have made saving face a higher priority than doing what’s necessary to help Fultz. “That would be insane,” one sports psychologist said.

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Feb 15

Ben Simmons’ methodical triple-double led Sixers to comeback win

Simmons earned his sixth triple-double as the Sixers overcame a 24-point deficit to beat the Heat.

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