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'I Love Guarding Great Players': Sixers' Ben Simmons Putting Early-Season Emphasis On Defensive End

'I Love Guarding Great Players': Sixers' Ben Simmons Putting Early-Season Emphasis On Defensive End

Before the 2019-20 season tipped off, Ben Simmons set goals for himself with one being Defensive Player of the Year. Read full article: 'I Love Guarding Great Players': Sixers'...→

'I Love Guarding Great Players': Sixers' Ben Simmons Putting Early-Season Emphasis On Defensive End

'I Love Guarding Great Players': Sixers' Ben Simmons Putting Early-Season Emphasis On Defensive End

Before the 2019-20 season tipped off, Ben Simmons set goals for himself with one being Defensive Player of the Year. Read full article: 'I Love Guarding Great Players': Sixers'...→

Ben Simmons Posts Triple Double in Sixers’ Thrilling Win Over Nets

Ben Simmons Posts Triple Double in Sixers’ Thrilling Win Over Nets

Ben Simmons was as dominant as he’s ever been, tying a career-high with 34 points and recording a triple-double in a thrilling 117-111 win over the Nets. Read full article: Ben Simmons Posts Triple Double in Sixer...→

Ben Simmons, Sixers Hold On To Beat Knicks For Much-Needed Road Win

Ben Simmons, Sixers Hold On To Beat Knicks For Much-Needed Road Win

Simmons scored 21 points as the Sixers beat the Knicks, 90-87, on Saturday night in New York. Read full article: Ben Simmons, Sixers Hold On To Beat Knic...→

Stop Letting Ben Simmons’ Shot Blind You From the Big Picture

Stop Letting Ben Simmons’ Shot Blind You From the Big Picture

While it’s neither normal nor ideal for an NBA point guard to rarely shoot from the outside, Ben Simmons’ big weakness shouldn’t distract from the full picture of his game. Read full article: Stop Letting Ben Simmons’ Shot Blind You...→

With Embiid Out, Richardson, Horford and Simmons Step Up in Sixers’ Win over Celtics

With Embiid Out, Richardson, Horford and Simmons Step Up in Sixers’ Win over Celtics

Josh Richardson and Al Horford were the Sixers’ biggest offseason acquisitions and both came up huge with Joel Embiid out in a 109-98 win over the Celtics Thursday night. Read full article: With Embiid Out, Richardson, Horford and...→

Sixers' Ben Simmons, Jonah Bolden Among Australian NBA Players Donating $750,000 To Fight Devastating Brushfires In Australia

Sixers' Ben Simmons, Jonah Bolden Among Australian NBA Players Donating $750,000 To Fight Devastating Brushfires In Australia

Across Australia, nearly 18 million acres of land have been burned -- much of it bushland, forests and national parks, home to the country's beloved and unique wildlife. Read full article: Sixers' Ben Simmons, Jonah Bolden Among ...→

Sixers' Ben Simmons laments 'terrifying' destruction of Australia wildfires

Sixers' Ben Simmons laments 'terrifying' destruction of Australia wildfires

Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons expressed sadness about the destruction of the wildfires in his native Australia, where flames have torn through more than 12 million acres of land since November. Read full article: Sixers' Ben Simmons laments 'terrifying'...→

Practice notes: Embiid hints that Simmons should shoot more as Sixers preach accountability

Practice notes: Embiid hints that Simmons should shoot more as Sixers preach accountability

The Sixers, you may have heard, laid an egg on New Year's Eve. In the words of head coach Brett Brown, they "stunk," and did so badly enough to trigger a post-game rant from Josh Richardson on a lack of accountability in the locker room. Not the sort of thing you want to hear from a team allegedly fighting for a title. Read full article: Practice notes: Embiid hints that Simmon...→

Sixers’ Coach, GM Offer New Perspectives on the State of Ben Simmons’ Shot

Before Ben Simmons’ 15-point, 14-assist, defensively stellar Christmas ;performance, Brett Brown and Elton Brand offered interesting perspectives on his jump shot.... This just adds fuel to the fire for Thursday. Read full article: Sixers’ Coach, GM Offer New Perspectives...→

Utah State's Jordan Love among players cited for marijuana possession ahead of Frisco Bowl

Utah State's Jordan Love among players cited for marijuana possession ahead of Frisco Bowl

Utah State quarterback Jordan Love was among the three football players who were cited for marijuana possession on Saturday night. Read full article: Utah State's Jordan Love among players c...→

Brett Brown demands more threes from Ben Simmons moving forward

Brett Brown demands more threes from Ben Simmons moving forward

On a dreary Saturday night in December, Ben Simmons vaporized the Cleveland Cavaliers before they even know what hit them. Down two starters, the Sixers rolled to a massive victory anyway, and Simmons' career-high of 34 points paced all scorers and guaranteed the Sixers some rest heading into Sunday's meeting with Toronto. Read full article: Brett Brown demands more threes from Ben...→

The Sixers are the team Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons allow them to be

The Sixers are the team Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons allow them to be

Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons are very, very good at basketball. They have earned the individual accolades they have received up to this point in their careers, and are the primary reason the Sixers emerged from "The Process" with a chance to win big, now and in the future. They are also the reason the team is what it is today: infuriating, inconsistent, and as capable of flaming out in the second round as they are of winning a title. Read full article: The Sixers are the team Joel Embiid and ...→

‘He's Fast as Light,' and Ben Simmons' Preseason Goal of Defensive Player of the Year Doesn't Seem So Outlandish

‘He's Fast as Light,' and Ben Simmons' Preseason Goal of Defensive Player of the Year Doesn't Seem So Outlandish

Ben Simmons still has plenty of work to do, but his goal of winning Defensive Player of the Year doesn't seem so outlandish after game-changing defensive performances like Saturday vs. Read full article: ‘He's Fast as Light,' and Ben Simm...→

Would Ben Simmons Making 3s Help With Any of the Sixers' Spacing Issues?

Would Ben Simmons Making 3s Help With Any of the Sixers' Spacing Issues?

Brett Brown and Al Horford were both frank Thursday in acknowledging the Sixers' spacing issues. Would Ben Simmons becoming something more than a three-point novice help? By Noah Levick  Read full article: Would Ben Simmons Making 3s Help With An...→

The Ben Simmons 3-point Prediction You Have to See to Believe

The Ben Simmons 3-point Prediction You Have to See to Believe

Seconds before Ben Simmons hit his first NBA three, our betting expert Brad Feinberg called it on the NBC Sports BetCast. Read full article: The Ben Simmons 3-point Prediction You H...→

Instant observations: Sixers beat Nets behind sensational Ben Simmons performance

Instant observations: Sixers beat Nets behind sensational Ben Simmons performance

The Sixers earned their second straight road win on Monday afternoon thanks to one of the best performances of Ben Simmons' career. Read full article: Instant observations: Sixers beat Nets b...→

Harris and Simmons Lift Sixers to win over Nets

Harris and Simmons Lift Sixers to win over Nets

Ben Simmons attacked early and Tobias Harris made some big shots in the fourth quarter as the Sixers beat the Nets on Wednesday night, 117-106. Read full article: Harris and Simmons Lift Sixers to win ov...→

Sixers Can’t Win It All Until Ben Simmons Gives Us More

Sixers Can’t Win It All Until Ben Simmons Gives Us More

Until Ben Simmons is willing to give all of himself on the court, the Sixers look like a second-round playoff team, Dan Roche of NBC Sports Philadelphia says. Read full article: Sixers Can’t Win It All Until Ben Simmon...→

Sixers Talk Podcast: The Losing Streak is Over! But Joel Embiid is Hurt, Ben Simmons Won’t Shoot

Sixers Talk Podcast: The Losing Streak is Over! But Joel Embiid is Hurt, Ben Simmons Won’t Shoot

On the latest Sixers Talk podcast presented by Wilmington University, Danny Pommells and Paul Hudrick discuss Joel Embiid’s dislocated finger, ending a four-game losing streak with a win over the Thunder, and if Brett Brown “failed” Ben Simmons. Read full article: Sixers Talk Podcast: The Losing Streak i...→

Joel Embiid’s disgusting finger injury ‘nearly’ makes Ben Simmons throw up

Joel Embiid’s disgusting finger injury ‘nearly’ makes Ben Simmons throw up

PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid’s left ring finger looked like the top of a used bendy drinking straw, grotesquely overlapping his pinkie to the point that it seemed he had his fingers crossed. “I… Read full article: Joel Embiid’s disgusting finger injury ‘...→

Joel Embiid drops subtle Ben Simmons dig with 76ers in trouble

Joel Embiid drops subtle Ben Simmons dig with 76ers in trouble

Just shoot the ball. That was Joel Embiid’s message for Ben Simmons, if you read between the lines. The 76ers star merely said it in a politically-correct fashion without publicly ripping him Simmo… Read full article: Joel Embiid drops subtle Ben Simmons dig...→

A Career-High for Ben Simmons and a Big Scoring Night for Tobias Harris in Sixers’ Win Over Pistons

A Career-High for Ben Simmons and a Big Scoring Night for Tobias Harris in Sixers’ Win Over Pistons

Ben Simmons registered a career-high 17 assists, Tobias Harris had a big scoring night and the Sixers beat the Pistons on Monday night in Detroit, 125-109. Read full article: A Career-High for Ben Simmons and a Big ...→

Brett Brown Thinks Ben Simmons Can Have Biggest Impact vs. Zone by Being Like Enes Kanter, Kenneth Faried

Brett Brown Thinks Ben Simmons Can Have Biggest Impact vs. Zone by Being Like Enes Kanter, Kenneth Faried

When the Sixers face zone defense, Brett Brown thinks Ben Simmons can have the most impact by channeling players like Enes Kanter and Kenneth Faried. Read full article: Brett Brown Thinks Ben Simmons Can Have ...→

Trump: Some 'Great' American Jews 'Don't Love Israel Enough' | Breitbart

Trump: Some 'Great' American Jews 'Don't Love Israel Enough' | Breitbart

Trump told a pro-Israel group Israel "has never had a better friend in the White House," but some American Jews "don't love Israel enough." Read full article: Trump: Some 'Great' American Jews 'Don't...→

In Ben Simmons and Matisse Thybulle, Sixers Have Options Who Can Hang With Perimeter Scorers

In Ben Simmons and Matisse Thybulle, Sixers Have Options Who Can Hang With Perimeter Scorers

In Ben Simmons and Matisse Thybulle, the Sixers have players who can hang with and sometimes frustrate an opponent's best perimeter scorer. By Noah Levick  Read full article: In Ben Simmons and Matisse Thybulle, Six...→

Joel Embiid Getting Ben Simmons a Triple-double a Sign of Sixers' Mutual Respect

Joel Embiid Getting Ben Simmons a Triple-double a Sign of Sixers' Mutual Respect

Joel Embiid made sure Ben Simmons got his first triple-double Friday night as the Sixers continuted to show a mutual respect and trust for one another. By Paul Hudrick Read full article: Joel Embiid Getting Ben Simmons a Triple...→

‘Queen & Slim’ Could Be One of the Great Love Stories of All Time — if You Let It

‘Queen & Slim’ Could Be One of the Great Love Stories of All Time — if You Let It

The film is a rare portrayal of black people in our fullness — angry and frightened and hurt, euphoric and loving and free. Read full article: ‘Queen & Slim’ Could Be One of the Great...→

Ben Simmons Notches First Career 30-Point Triple-Double In Sixers 117-111 Win Over Nets

Ben Simmons Notches First Career 30-Point Triple-Double In Sixers 117-111 Win Over Nets

Announced as the Eastern Conference player of the week during the game, Simmons got a good start on winning the next week's award, too. Read full article: Ben Simmons Notches First Career 30-Poin...→

Sixers' Joel Embiid in Players' Tribune: 'I'm trying to win a f******' title'

Sixers' Joel Embiid in Players' Tribune: 'I'm trying to win a f******' title'

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid opened up in a new piece for The Players' Tribune, where he addressed everything from the pain of losing his brother to his goals as a developing basketball player. Read full article: Sixers' Joel Embiid in Players' Tribune:...→

Sixers' Ben Simmons, Jonah Bolden partner with NBA players for $750k Australian bushfire donation

Sixers' Ben Simmons, Jonah Bolden partner with NBA players for $750k Australian bushfire donation

“We are heartbroken over the devastation these fires are causing all across our homeland,” a group of NBA players said in a statement regarding the Australian bushfires. Read full article: Sixers' Ben Simmons, Jonah Bolden partne...→

The Sixers can't keep building as if Ben Simmons is just a point guard

The Sixers can't keep building as if Ben Simmons is just a point guard

The Sixers can't recoup their squandered assets and cap space, but they can reclaim some of that flexibility on the floor, and that starts with trying to lean into Simmons' versatility instead of running from it. Read full article: The Sixers can't keep building as if Ben...→

Sixers’ Coach, GM Offer New Perspectives on the State of Ben Simmons’ Shot

Sixers’ Coach, GM Offer New Perspectives on the State of Ben Simmons’ Shot

Before Ben Simmons’ 15-point, 14-assist, defensively stellar Christmas ;performance, Brett Brown and Elton Brand offered interesting perspectives on his jump shot. Read full article: Sixers’ Coach, GM Offer New Perspectives...→

Ben Simmons' Triple-Double Helps Sixers Top Pistons

Ben Simmons' Triple-Double Helps Sixers Top Pistons

Tobias Harris scored 35 points against his former team in the Sixers' 125-109 win. Read full article: Ben Simmons' Triple-Double Helps Sixers ...→

Are Ben Simmons and Kendall Jenner getting back together?

Are Ben Simmons and Kendall Jenner getting back together?

Jenner — or someone who looks startlingly like her — was spotted in a Wells Fargo Center box on Friday night Read full article: Are Ben Simmons and Kendall Jenner getti...→

Brett Brown Makes It Clear What He Wants From Ben Simmons

Brett Brown Makes It Clear What He Wants From Ben Simmons

Brett Brown has chosen his words carefully when talking about Ben Simmons shooting, but the Sixers' coach was blunt about what he's looking for from his All-Star point guard. By Paul Hudrick Read full article: Brett Brown Makes It Clear What He Wants...→

Instant observations: Ben Simmons scores career-high 34 in blowout of Cavs

Instant observations: Ben Simmons scores career-high 34 in blowout of Cavs

Ben Simmons led the Sixers in the absolute destruction of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night, scoring a career-high 34 points.. Read full article: Instant observations: Ben Simmons scores...→

Joel Embiid's New Mindset Rubbing Off on Ben Simmons, Tobias Harris

Joel Embiid's New Mindset Rubbing Off on Ben Simmons, Tobias Harris

Since his scoreless night in Toronto, Joel Embiid has come out looking to attack - a mentality that's rubbing off on some of his teammates. By Paul Hudrick Read full article: Joel Embiid's New Mindset Rubbing Off on...→

Sixers Talk Podcast: Ben Simmons Hit a 3 ... Now What?

Sixers Talk Podcast: Ben Simmons Hit a 3 ... Now What?

Danny Pommells and Paul Hudrick discuss Brett Brown's rotation, Marcus Morris getting into it with Joel Embiid, and Ben Simmons making his first career three. Read full article: Sixers Talk Podcast: Ben Simmons Hit a 3...→

Ben Simmons Notches First Career 30-Point Triple-Double In Sixers 117-111 Win Over Nets

Ben Simmons Notches First Career 30-Point Triple-Double In Sixers 117-111 Win Over Nets

Announced as the Eastern Conference player of the week during the game, Simmons got a good start on winning the next week's award, too. Read full article: Ben Simmons Notches First Career 30-Poin...→

Instant observations: Sixers beat Nets behind sensational Ben Simmons performance

Instant observations: Sixers beat Nets behind sensational Ben Simmons performance

The Sixers earned their second straight road win on Monday afternoon thanks to one of the best performances of Ben Simmons' career. Read full article: Instant observations: Sixers beat Nets b...→

Ben Simmons, Sixers Hold On To Beat Knicks For Much-Needed Road Win

Ben Simmons, Sixers Hold On To Beat Knicks For Much-Needed Road Win

Simmons scored 21 points as the Sixers beat the Knicks, 90-87, on Saturday night in New York. Read full article: Ben Simmons, Sixers Hold On To Beat Knic...→

Sixers' Joel Embiid in Players' Tribune: 'I'm trying to win a f******' title'

Sixers' Joel Embiid in Players' Tribune: 'I'm trying to win a f******' title'

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid opened up in a new piece for The Players' Tribune, where he addressed everything from the pain of losing his brother to his goals as a developing basketball player. Read full article: Sixers' Joel Embiid in Players' Tribune:...→

Sixers Can’t Win It All Until Ben Simmons Gives Us More

Sixers Can’t Win It All Until Ben Simmons Gives Us More

Until Ben Simmons is willing to give all of himself on the court, the Sixers look like a second-round playoff team, Dan Roche of NBC Sports Philadelphia says. Read full article: Sixers Can’t Win It All Until Ben Simmon...→

With Embiid Out, Richardson, Horford and Simmons Step Up in Sixers’ Win over Celtics

With Embiid Out, Richardson, Horford and Simmons Step Up in Sixers’ Win over Celtics

Josh Richardson and Al Horford were the Sixers’ biggest offseason acquisitions and both came up huge with Joel Embiid out in a 109-98 win over the Celtics Thursday night. Read full article: With Embiid Out, Richardson, Horford and...→

Sixers' Ben Simmons, Jonah Bolden partner with NBA players for $750k Australian bushfire donation

Sixers' Ben Simmons, Jonah Bolden partner with NBA players for $750k Australian bushfire donation

“We are heartbroken over the devastation these fires are causing all across our homeland,” a group of NBA players said in a statement regarding the Australian bushfires. Read full article: Sixers' Ben Simmons, Jonah Bolden partne...→

Joel Embiid’s disgusting finger injury ‘nearly’ makes Ben Simmons throw up

Joel Embiid’s disgusting finger injury ‘nearly’ makes Ben Simmons throw up

PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid’s left ring finger looked like the top of a used bendy drinking straw, grotesquely overlapping his pinkie to the point that it seemed he had his fingers crossed. “I… Read full article: Joel Embiid’s disgusting finger injury ‘...→

Sixers' Ben Simmons laments 'terrifying' destruction of Australia wildfires

Sixers' Ben Simmons laments 'terrifying' destruction of Australia wildfires

Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons expressed sadness about the destruction of the wildfires in his native Australia, where flames have torn through more than 12 million acres of land since November. Read full article: Sixers' Ben Simmons laments 'terrifying'...→

Sixers’ Coach, GM Offer New Perspectives on the State of Ben Simmons’ Shot

Before Ben Simmons’ 15-point, 14-assist, defensively stellar Christmas ;performance, Brett Brown and Elton Brand offered interesting perspectives on his jump shot.... This just adds fuel to the fire for Thursday. Read full article: Sixers’ Coach, GM Offer New Perspectives...→

Ben Simmons' Triple-Double Helps Sixers Top Pistons

Ben Simmons' Triple-Double Helps Sixers Top Pistons

Tobias Harris scored 35 points against his former team in the Sixers' 125-109 win. Read full article: Ben Simmons' Triple-Double Helps Sixers ...→

Brett Brown Thinks Ben Simmons Can Have Biggest Impact vs. Zone by Being Like Enes Kanter, Kenneth Faried

Brett Brown Thinks Ben Simmons Can Have Biggest Impact vs. Zone by Being Like Enes Kanter, Kenneth Faried

When the Sixers face zone defense, Brett Brown thinks Ben Simmons can have the most impact by channeling players like Enes Kanter and Kenneth Faried. Read full article: Brett Brown Thinks Ben Simmons Can Have ...→

Utah State's Jordan Love among players cited for marijuana possession ahead of Frisco Bowl

Utah State's Jordan Love among players cited for marijuana possession ahead of Frisco Bowl

Utah State quarterback Jordan Love was among the three football players who were cited for marijuana possession on Saturday night. Read full article: Utah State's Jordan Love among players c...→

Are Ben Simmons and Kendall Jenner getting back together?

Are Ben Simmons and Kendall Jenner getting back together?

Jenner — or someone who looks startlingly like her — was spotted in a Wells Fargo Center box on Friday night Read full article: Are Ben Simmons and Kendall Jenner getti...→

Trump: Some 'Great' American Jews 'Don't Love Israel Enough' | Breitbart

Trump: Some 'Great' American Jews 'Don't Love Israel Enough' | Breitbart

Trump told a pro-Israel group Israel "has never had a better friend in the White House," but some American Jews "don't love Israel enough." Read full article: Trump: Some 'Great' American Jews 'Don't...→

Brett Brown demands more threes from Ben Simmons moving forward

Brett Brown demands more threes from Ben Simmons moving forward

On a dreary Saturday night in December, Ben Simmons vaporized the Cleveland Cavaliers before they even know what hit them. Down two starters, the Sixers rolled to a massive victory anyway, and Simmons' career-high of 34 points paced all scorers and guaranteed the Sixers some rest heading into Sunday's meeting with Toronto. Read full article: Brett Brown demands more threes from Ben...→

Instant observations: Ben Simmons scores career-high 34 in blowout of Cavs

Instant observations: Ben Simmons scores career-high 34 in blowout of Cavs

Ben Simmons led the Sixers in the absolute destruction of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night, scoring a career-high 34 points.. Read full article: Instant observations: Ben Simmons scores...→

In Ben Simmons and Matisse Thybulle, Sixers Have Options Who Can Hang With Perimeter Scorers

In Ben Simmons and Matisse Thybulle, Sixers Have Options Who Can Hang With Perimeter Scorers

In Ben Simmons and Matisse Thybulle, the Sixers have players who can hang with and sometimes frustrate an opponent's best perimeter scorer. By Noah Levick  Read full article: In Ben Simmons and Matisse Thybulle, Six...→

‘He's Fast as Light,' and Ben Simmons' Preseason Goal of Defensive Player of the Year Doesn't Seem So Outlandish

‘He's Fast as Light,' and Ben Simmons' Preseason Goal of Defensive Player of the Year Doesn't Seem So Outlandish

Ben Simmons still has plenty of work to do, but his goal of winning Defensive Player of the Year doesn't seem so outlandish after game-changing defensive performances like Saturday vs. Read full article: ‘He's Fast as Light,' and Ben Simm...→

‘Queen & Slim’ Could Be One of the Great Love Stories of All Time — if You Let It

‘Queen & Slim’ Could Be One of the Great Love Stories of All Time — if You Let It

The film is a rare portrayal of black people in our fullness — angry and frightened and hurt, euphoric and loving and free. Read full article: ‘Queen & Slim’ Could Be One of the Great...→

The Ben Simmons 3-point Prediction You Have to See to Believe

The Ben Simmons 3-point Prediction You Have to See to Believe

Seconds before Ben Simmons hit his first NBA three, our betting expert Brad Feinberg called it on the NBC Sports BetCast. Read full article: The Ben Simmons 3-point Prediction You H...→

Ben Simmons Posts Triple Double in Sixers’ Thrilling Win Over Nets

Ben Simmons Posts Triple Double in Sixers’ Thrilling Win Over Nets

Ben Simmons was as dominant as he’s ever been, tying a career-high with 34 points and recording a triple-double in a thrilling 117-111 win over the Nets. Read full article: Ben Simmons Posts Triple Double in Sixer...→

Harris and Simmons Lift Sixers to win over Nets

Harris and Simmons Lift Sixers to win over Nets

Ben Simmons attacked early and Tobias Harris made some big shots in the fourth quarter as the Sixers beat the Nets on Wednesday night, 117-106. Read full article: Harris and Simmons Lift Sixers to win ov...→

Stop Letting Ben Simmons’ Shot Blind You From the Big Picture

Stop Letting Ben Simmons’ Shot Blind You From the Big Picture

While it’s neither normal nor ideal for an NBA point guard to rarely shoot from the outside, Ben Simmons’ big weakness shouldn’t distract from the full picture of his game. Read full article: Stop Letting Ben Simmons’ Shot Blind You...→

Sixers Talk Podcast: The Losing Streak is Over! But Joel Embiid is Hurt, Ben Simmons Won’t Shoot

Sixers Talk Podcast: The Losing Streak is Over! But Joel Embiid is Hurt, Ben Simmons Won’t Shoot

On the latest Sixers Talk podcast presented by Wilmington University, Danny Pommells and Paul Hudrick discuss Joel Embiid’s dislocated finger, ending a four-game losing streak with a win over the Thunder, and if Brett Brown “failed” Ben Simmons. Read full article: Sixers Talk Podcast: The Losing Streak i...→

Sixers' Ben Simmons, Jonah Bolden Among Australian NBA Players Donating $750,000 To Fight Devastating Brushfires In Australia

Sixers' Ben Simmons, Jonah Bolden Among Australian NBA Players Donating $750,000 To Fight Devastating Brushfires In Australia

Across Australia, nearly 18 million acres of land have been burned -- much of it bushland, forests and national parks, home to the country's beloved and unique wildlife. Read full article: Sixers' Ben Simmons, Jonah Bolden Among ...→

The Sixers can't keep building as if Ben Simmons is just a point guard

The Sixers can't keep building as if Ben Simmons is just a point guard

The Sixers can't recoup their squandered assets and cap space, but they can reclaim some of that flexibility on the floor, and that starts with trying to lean into Simmons' versatility instead of running from it. Read full article: The Sixers can't keep building as if Ben...→

Joel Embiid drops subtle Ben Simmons dig with 76ers in trouble

Joel Embiid drops subtle Ben Simmons dig with 76ers in trouble

Just shoot the ball. That was Joel Embiid’s message for Ben Simmons, if you read between the lines. The 76ers star merely said it in a politically-correct fashion without publicly ripping him Simmo… Read full article: Joel Embiid drops subtle Ben Simmons dig...→

Practice notes: Embiid hints that Simmons should shoot more as Sixers preach accountability

Practice notes: Embiid hints that Simmons should shoot more as Sixers preach accountability

The Sixers, you may have heard, laid an egg on New Year's Eve. In the words of head coach Brett Brown, they "stunk," and did so badly enough to trigger a post-game rant from Josh Richardson on a lack of accountability in the locker room. Not the sort of thing you want to hear from a team allegedly fighting for a title. Read full article: Practice notes: Embiid hints that Simmon...→

Sixers’ Coach, GM Offer New Perspectives on the State of Ben Simmons’ Shot

Sixers’ Coach, GM Offer New Perspectives on the State of Ben Simmons’ Shot

Before Ben Simmons’ 15-point, 14-assist, defensively stellar Christmas ;performance, Brett Brown and Elton Brand offered interesting perspectives on his jump shot. Read full article: Sixers’ Coach, GM Offer New Perspectives...→

A Career-High for Ben Simmons and a Big Scoring Night for Tobias Harris in Sixers’ Win Over Pistons

A Career-High for Ben Simmons and a Big Scoring Night for Tobias Harris in Sixers’ Win Over Pistons

Ben Simmons registered a career-high 17 assists, Tobias Harris had a big scoring night and the Sixers beat the Pistons on Monday night in Detroit, 125-109. Read full article: A Career-High for Ben Simmons and a Big ...→

Brett Brown Makes It Clear What He Wants From Ben Simmons

Brett Brown Makes It Clear What He Wants From Ben Simmons

Brett Brown has chosen his words carefully when talking about Ben Simmons shooting, but the Sixers' coach was blunt about what he's looking for from his All-Star point guard. By Paul Hudrick Read full article: Brett Brown Makes It Clear What He Wants...→

The Sixers are the team Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons allow them to be

The Sixers are the team Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons allow them to be

Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons are very, very good at basketball. They have earned the individual accolades they have received up to this point in their careers, and are the primary reason the Sixers emerged from "The Process" with a chance to win big, now and in the future. They are also the reason the team is what it is today: infuriating, inconsistent, and as capable of flaming out in the second round as they are of winning a title. Read full article: The Sixers are the team Joel Embiid and ...→

Joel Embiid's New Mindset Rubbing Off on Ben Simmons, Tobias Harris

Joel Embiid's New Mindset Rubbing Off on Ben Simmons, Tobias Harris

Since his scoreless night in Toronto, Joel Embiid has come out looking to attack - a mentality that's rubbing off on some of his teammates. By Paul Hudrick Read full article: Joel Embiid's New Mindset Rubbing Off on...→

Joel Embiid Getting Ben Simmons a Triple-double a Sign of Sixers' Mutual Respect

Joel Embiid Getting Ben Simmons a Triple-double a Sign of Sixers' Mutual Respect

Joel Embiid made sure Ben Simmons got his first triple-double Friday night as the Sixers continuted to show a mutual respect and trust for one another. By Paul Hudrick Read full article: Joel Embiid Getting Ben Simmons a Triple...→

Would Ben Simmons Making 3s Help With Any of the Sixers' Spacing Issues?

Would Ben Simmons Making 3s Help With Any of the Sixers' Spacing Issues?

Brett Brown and Al Horford were both frank Thursday in acknowledging the Sixers' spacing issues. Would Ben Simmons becoming something more than a three-point novice help? By Noah Levick  Read full article: Would Ben Simmons Making 3s Help With An...→

Sixers Talk Podcast: Ben Simmons Hit a 3 ... Now What?

Sixers Talk Podcast: Ben Simmons Hit a 3 ... Now What?

Danny Pommells and Paul Hudrick discuss Brett Brown's rotation, Marcus Morris getting into it with Joel Embiid, and Ben Simmons making his first career three. Read full article: Sixers Talk Podcast: Ben Simmons Hit a 3...→

Ben Simmons Notches First Career 30-Point Triple-Double In Sixers 117-111 Win Over Nets

Ben Simmons Notches First Career 30-Point Triple-Double In Sixers 117-111 Win Over Nets

Announced as the Eastern Conference player of the week during the game, Simmons got a good start on winning the next week's award, too. Read full article: Ben Simmons Notches First Career 30-Poin...→

Ben Simmons Posts Triple Double in Sixers’ Thrilling Win Over Nets

Ben Simmons Posts Triple Double in Sixers’ Thrilling Win Over Nets

Ben Simmons was as dominant as he’s ever been, tying a career-high with 34 points and recording a triple-double in a thrilling 117-111 win over the Nets. Read full article: Ben Simmons Posts Triple Double in Sixer...→

Instant observations: Sixers beat Nets behind sensational Ben Simmons performance

Instant observations: Sixers beat Nets behind sensational Ben Simmons performance

The Sixers earned their second straight road win on Monday afternoon thanks to one of the best performances of Ben Simmons' career. Read full article: Instant observations: Sixers beat Nets b...→

Ben Simmons, Sixers Hold On To Beat Knicks For Much-Needed Road Win

Ben Simmons, Sixers Hold On To Beat Knicks For Much-Needed Road Win

Simmons scored 21 points as the Sixers beat the Knicks, 90-87, on Saturday night in New York. Read full article: Ben Simmons, Sixers Hold On To Beat Knic...→

Harris and Simmons Lift Sixers to win over Nets

Harris and Simmons Lift Sixers to win over Nets

Ben Simmons attacked early and Tobias Harris made some big shots in the fourth quarter as the Sixers beat the Nets on Wednesday night, 117-106. Read full article: Harris and Simmons Lift Sixers to win ov...→

Sixers' Joel Embiid in Players' Tribune: 'I'm trying to win a f******' title'

Sixers' Joel Embiid in Players' Tribune: 'I'm trying to win a f******' title'

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid opened up in a new piece for The Players' Tribune, where he addressed everything from the pain of losing his brother to his goals as a developing basketball player. Read full article: Sixers' Joel Embiid in Players' Tribune:...→

Stop Letting Ben Simmons’ Shot Blind You From the Big Picture

Stop Letting Ben Simmons’ Shot Blind You From the Big Picture

While it’s neither normal nor ideal for an NBA point guard to rarely shoot from the outside, Ben Simmons’ big weakness shouldn’t distract from the full picture of his game. Read full article: Stop Letting Ben Simmons’ Shot Blind You...→

Sixers Can’t Win It All Until Ben Simmons Gives Us More

Sixers Can’t Win It All Until Ben Simmons Gives Us More

Until Ben Simmons is willing to give all of himself on the court, the Sixers look like a second-round playoff team, Dan Roche of NBC Sports Philadelphia says. Read full article: Sixers Can’t Win It All Until Ben Simmon...→

With Embiid Out, Richardson, Horford and Simmons Step Up in Sixers’ Win over Celtics

With Embiid Out, Richardson, Horford and Simmons Step Up in Sixers’ Win over Celtics

Josh Richardson and Al Horford were the Sixers’ biggest offseason acquisitions and both came up huge with Joel Embiid out in a 109-98 win over the Celtics Thursday night. Read full article: With Embiid Out, Richardson, Horford and...→

Sixers Talk Podcast: The Losing Streak is Over! But Joel Embiid is Hurt, Ben Simmons Won’t Shoot

Sixers Talk Podcast: The Losing Streak is Over! But Joel Embiid is Hurt, Ben Simmons Won’t Shoot

On the latest Sixers Talk podcast presented by Wilmington University, Danny Pommells and Paul Hudrick discuss Joel Embiid’s dislocated finger, ending a four-game losing streak with a win over the Thunder, and if Brett Brown “failed” Ben Simmons. Read full article: Sixers Talk Podcast: The Losing Streak i...→

Sixers' Ben Simmons, Jonah Bolden partner with NBA players for $750k Australian bushfire donation

Sixers' Ben Simmons, Jonah Bolden partner with NBA players for $750k Australian bushfire donation

“We are heartbroken over the devastation these fires are causing all across our homeland,” a group of NBA players said in a statement regarding the Australian bushfires. Read full article: Sixers' Ben Simmons, Jonah Bolden partne...→

Sixers' Ben Simmons, Jonah Bolden Among Australian NBA Players Donating $750,000 To Fight Devastating Brushfires In Australia

Sixers' Ben Simmons, Jonah Bolden Among Australian NBA Players Donating $750,000 To Fight Devastating Brushfires In Australia

Across Australia, nearly 18 million acres of land have been burned -- much of it bushland, forests and national parks, home to the country's beloved and unique wildlife. Read full article: Sixers' Ben Simmons, Jonah Bolden Among ...→

Joel Embiid’s disgusting finger injury ‘nearly’ makes Ben Simmons throw up

Joel Embiid’s disgusting finger injury ‘nearly’ makes Ben Simmons throw up

PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid’s left ring finger looked like the top of a used bendy drinking straw, grotesquely overlapping his pinkie to the point that it seemed he had his fingers crossed. “I… Read full article: Joel Embiid’s disgusting finger injury ‘...→

The Sixers can't keep building as if Ben Simmons is just a point guard

The Sixers can't keep building as if Ben Simmons is just a point guard

The Sixers can't recoup their squandered assets and cap space, but they can reclaim some of that flexibility on the floor, and that starts with trying to lean into Simmons' versatility instead of running from it. Read full article: The Sixers can't keep building as if Ben...→

Sixers' Ben Simmons laments 'terrifying' destruction of Australia wildfires

Sixers' Ben Simmons laments 'terrifying' destruction of Australia wildfires

Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons expressed sadness about the destruction of the wildfires in his native Australia, where flames have torn through more than 12 million acres of land since November. Read full article: Sixers' Ben Simmons laments 'terrifying'...→

Joel Embiid drops subtle Ben Simmons dig with 76ers in trouble

Joel Embiid drops subtle Ben Simmons dig with 76ers in trouble

Just shoot the ball. That was Joel Embiid’s message for Ben Simmons, if you read between the lines. The 76ers star merely said it in a politically-correct fashion without publicly ripping him Simmo… Read full article: Joel Embiid drops subtle Ben Simmons dig...→

Practice notes: Embiid hints that Simmons should shoot more as Sixers preach accountability

Practice notes: Embiid hints that Simmons should shoot more as Sixers preach accountability

The Sixers, you may have heard, laid an egg on New Year's Eve. In the words of head coach Brett Brown, they "stunk," and did so badly enough to trigger a post-game rant from Josh Richardson on a lack of accountability in the locker room. Not the sort of thing you want to hear from a team allegedly fighting for a title. Read full article: Practice notes: Embiid hints that Simmon...→

Sixers’ Coach, GM Offer New Perspectives on the State of Ben Simmons’ Shot

Sixers’ Coach, GM Offer New Perspectives on the State of Ben Simmons’ Shot

Before Ben Simmons’ 15-point, 14-assist, defensively stellar Christmas ;performance, Brett Brown and Elton Brand offered interesting perspectives on his jump shot. Read full article: Sixers’ Coach, GM Offer New Perspectives...→

Sixers’ Coach, GM Offer New Perspectives on the State of Ben Simmons’ Shot

Before Ben Simmons’ 15-point, 14-assist, defensively stellar Christmas ;performance, Brett Brown and Elton Brand offered interesting perspectives on his jump shot.... This just adds fuel to the fire for Thursday. Read full article: Sixers’ Coach, GM Offer New Perspectives...→

A Career-High for Ben Simmons and a Big Scoring Night for Tobias Harris in Sixers’ Win Over Pistons

A Career-High for Ben Simmons and a Big Scoring Night for Tobias Harris in Sixers’ Win Over Pistons

Ben Simmons registered a career-high 17 assists, Tobias Harris had a big scoring night and the Sixers beat the Pistons on Monday night in Detroit, 125-109. Read full article: A Career-High for Ben Simmons and a Big ...→

Ben Simmons' Triple-Double Helps Sixers Top Pistons

Ben Simmons' Triple-Double Helps Sixers Top Pistons

Tobias Harris scored 35 points against his former team in the Sixers' 125-109 win. Read full article: Ben Simmons' Triple-Double Helps Sixers ...→

Brett Brown Thinks Ben Simmons Can Have Biggest Impact vs. Zone by Being Like Enes Kanter, Kenneth Faried

Brett Brown Thinks Ben Simmons Can Have Biggest Impact vs. Zone by Being Like Enes Kanter, Kenneth Faried

When the Sixers face zone defense, Brett Brown thinks Ben Simmons can have the most impact by channeling players like Enes Kanter and Kenneth Faried. Read full article: Brett Brown Thinks Ben Simmons Can Have ...→

Utah State's Jordan Love among players cited for marijuana possession ahead of Frisco Bowl

Utah State's Jordan Love among players cited for marijuana possession ahead of Frisco Bowl

Utah State quarterback Jordan Love was among the three football players who were cited for marijuana possession on Saturday night. Read full article: Utah State's Jordan Love among players c...→

Are Ben Simmons and Kendall Jenner getting back together?

Are Ben Simmons and Kendall Jenner getting back together?

Jenner — or someone who looks startlingly like her — was spotted in a Wells Fargo Center box on Friday night Read full article: Are Ben Simmons and Kendall Jenner getti...→

Trump: Some 'Great' American Jews 'Don't Love Israel Enough' | Breitbart

Trump: Some 'Great' American Jews 'Don't Love Israel Enough' | Breitbart

Trump told a pro-Israel group Israel "has never had a better friend in the White House," but some American Jews "don't love Israel enough." Read full article: Trump: Some 'Great' American Jews 'Don't...→

Brett Brown Makes It Clear What He Wants From Ben Simmons

Brett Brown Makes It Clear What He Wants From Ben Simmons

Brett Brown has chosen his words carefully when talking about Ben Simmons shooting, but the Sixers' coach was blunt about what he's looking for from his All-Star point guard. By Paul Hudrick Read full article: Brett Brown Makes It Clear What He Wants...→

Brett Brown demands more threes from Ben Simmons moving forward

Brett Brown demands more threes from Ben Simmons moving forward

On a dreary Saturday night in December, Ben Simmons vaporized the Cleveland Cavaliers before they even know what hit them. Down two starters, the Sixers rolled to a massive victory anyway, and Simmons' career-high of 34 points paced all scorers and guaranteed the Sixers some rest heading into Sunday's meeting with Toronto. Read full article: Brett Brown demands more threes from Ben...→

Instant observations: Ben Simmons scores career-high 34 in blowout of Cavs

Instant observations: Ben Simmons scores career-high 34 in blowout of Cavs

Ben Simmons led the Sixers in the absolute destruction of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night, scoring a career-high 34 points.. Read full article: Instant observations: Ben Simmons scores...→

The Sixers are the team Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons allow them to be

The Sixers are the team Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons allow them to be

Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons are very, very good at basketball. They have earned the individual accolades they have received up to this point in their careers, and are the primary reason the Sixers emerged from "The Process" with a chance to win big, now and in the future. They are also the reason the team is what it is today: infuriating, inconsistent, and as capable of flaming out in the second round as they are of winning a title. Read full article: The Sixers are the team Joel Embiid and ...→

In Ben Simmons and Matisse Thybulle, Sixers Have Options Who Can Hang With Perimeter Scorers

In Ben Simmons and Matisse Thybulle, Sixers Have Options Who Can Hang With Perimeter Scorers

In Ben Simmons and Matisse Thybulle, the Sixers have players who can hang with and sometimes frustrate an opponent's best perimeter scorer. By Noah Levick  Read full article: In Ben Simmons and Matisse Thybulle, Six...→

Joel Embiid's New Mindset Rubbing Off on Ben Simmons, Tobias Harris

Joel Embiid's New Mindset Rubbing Off on Ben Simmons, Tobias Harris

Since his scoreless night in Toronto, Joel Embiid has come out looking to attack - a mentality that's rubbing off on some of his teammates. By Paul Hudrick Read full article: Joel Embiid's New Mindset Rubbing Off on...→

‘He's Fast as Light,' and Ben Simmons' Preseason Goal of Defensive Player of the Year Doesn't Seem So Outlandish

‘He's Fast as Light,' and Ben Simmons' Preseason Goal of Defensive Player of the Year Doesn't Seem So Outlandish

Ben Simmons still has plenty of work to do, but his goal of winning Defensive Player of the Year doesn't seem so outlandish after game-changing defensive performances like Saturday vs. Read full article: ‘He's Fast as Light,' and Ben Simm...→

Joel Embiid Getting Ben Simmons a Triple-double a Sign of Sixers' Mutual Respect

Joel Embiid Getting Ben Simmons a Triple-double a Sign of Sixers' Mutual Respect

Joel Embiid made sure Ben Simmons got his first triple-double Friday night as the Sixers continuted to show a mutual respect and trust for one another. By Paul Hudrick Read full article: Joel Embiid Getting Ben Simmons a Triple...→

Would Ben Simmons Making 3s Help With Any of the Sixers' Spacing Issues?

Would Ben Simmons Making 3s Help With Any of the Sixers' Spacing Issues?

Brett Brown and Al Horford were both frank Thursday in acknowledging the Sixers' spacing issues. Would Ben Simmons becoming something more than a three-point novice help? By Noah Levick  Read full article: Would Ben Simmons Making 3s Help With An...→

‘Queen & Slim’ Could Be One of the Great Love Stories of All Time — if You Let It

‘Queen & Slim’ Could Be One of the Great Love Stories of All Time — if You Let It

The film is a rare portrayal of black people in our fullness — angry and frightened and hurt, euphoric and loving and free. Read full article: ‘Queen & Slim’ Could Be One of the Great...→

Sixers Talk Podcast: Ben Simmons Hit a 3 ... Now What?

Sixers Talk Podcast: Ben Simmons Hit a 3 ... Now What?

Danny Pommells and Paul Hudrick discuss Brett Brown's rotation, Marcus Morris getting into it with Joel Embiid, and Ben Simmons making his first career three. Read full article: Sixers Talk Podcast: Ben Simmons Hit a 3...→

The Ben Simmons 3-point Prediction You Have to See to Believe

The Ben Simmons 3-point Prediction You Have to See to Believe

Seconds before Ben Simmons hit his first NBA three, our betting expert Brad Feinberg called it on the NBC Sports BetCast. Read full article: The Ben Simmons 3-point Prediction You H...→