MIAMI — Even with the Philadelphia 76ers holding a 2-1 lead over the Miami Heat in their best-of-seven series, Joel Embiid isn’t quite ready to say the Heat’s backs are against the wall.
MIAMI — A masked Joel Embiid scored 23 points in his postseason debut, Marco Belinelli and Dario Saric each added 21 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Miami Heat 128-108 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series.
On this week's episode of The Press Box podcast Sports Editor Nicholas Huba sits down with staff writers Mike McGarry and Max Reil to discuss Joel Embiid frustration with not being able to play and if he is needed for the Sixers to beat the Miami Heat.
It’s looking more likely that the Philadelphia 76ers will have to play Game 3 of their playoff series against the Miami Heat without their all-star center Joel Embiid.
PHILADELPHIA — The Miami Heat made some key adjustments before Game 2 Monday night.
PHILADELPHIA — Brett Brown said he felt like the coach of the “University of the Philadelphia 76ers” when it came to Marco Belinelli and Ersan Ilyasova.
PHILADELPHIA — The 76ers have lost a legend.
PHILADELPHIA — Some Sixers fans may not want to say it.
PHILADELPHIA — The Sixers began the playoffs with two prominent questions.
Millville Elks Lodge 580 held its 70th annual Sports Frolic a few weeks ago.
A list of the hot topics, teams, athletes and personalities in high school sports this week.
PHILADELPHIA — Brett Brown consistently hears one question.
Can the Sixers make the NBA Finals?
Frank Vogel’s tenure as head coach of the Orlando Magic ended after just two seasons when he was fired on Thursday.
A preview of this weekend’s can’t-miss high school events.
The Sixers will play their first playoff game in six years Saturday night.
PHILADELPHIA — Markelle Fultz put his name in the record book Wednesday night.
PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid said it’s unlikely he will play in Game 1 of the NBA playoffs for the 76ers.
PHILADELPHIA — Ben Simmons saw a path to the basket as he dribbled across halfcourt Tuesday night.
PHILADELPHIA — Before the Sixers played the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night, Sixers coach Brett Brown called LeBron James the best player in NBA history.
Until recently, life was one big Jimmy Buffett song for Philadelphia sports fans.
PHILADELPHIA — Until last week, Markelle Fultz’s NBA rookie season consisted of an endless string of early-afternoon workouts.
Dario Saric serves as the spirit of the 76ers
Joel Embiid suffered a concussion and a fracture to the orbital bone near his left eye in Wednesday’s victory over the New York Knicks, the 76ers confirmed Thursday night. Embiid is slated to have surgery in the coming days.
Sixers star center Joel Embiid collided with teammate Markelle Fultz in the second quarter of Wednesday night’s 118-101 win over the New York Knicks.