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From G League to GM, 76ers turn franchise over to Elton Brand

The Philadelphia 76ers have hired Elton Brand as general manager. The 39-year-old Brand is only two years out of the league. The Sixers are confident Brand can help steady a …

UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 4:47 p.m.

AP Source: Thunder trade Carmelo Anthony to Hawks, waiver likely

Carmelo Anthony is done in Oklahoma City. The veteran NBA forward and a 2022 protected first-round pick were sent to Atlanta in exchange for guard Dennis Schroder and Mike Muscala. …

UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 4:18 p.m.

Bryan Colangelo resigns as 76ers president

Bryan Colangelo resigned Thursday as president of basketball operations for the Philadelphia 76ers in the wake of what an investigation found was “careless and in some instances reckless” share of …

76ers GM denies blasting Joel Embiid, others via Twitter accounts

Philadelphia 76ers general manager Bryan Colangelo is denying a report connecting the executive to Twitter accounts that criticized Sixers players Joel Embiid and Markelle Fultz, among other NBA figures.

AP Source: 76ers agree to 3-year extension with Brett Brown

The Philadelphia 76ers will continue to put their trust in coach Brett Brown.

76ers’ future looking strong following 52-win season

The Philadelphia 76ers have morphed from laughingstock to legitimate Eastern Conference contender in just two seasons. They won 52 games, had a 16-game winning streak and won a series in …

UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 9:30 p.m.

Celtics beat 76ers 114-112 in Game 5, advance to face Cavs

Jayson Tatum caught a pass underneath the basket, shook off a hit and went up for the go-ahead layup with 23 seconds left and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia …

76ers billionaire owner talks friendship, freeing Meek Mill

Meek Mill had a string of high-profile names support him during a five-month campaign to be freed on bail from prison for probation violations. But the Philly rapper’s biggest advocate …

T.J. McConnell helps 76ers hold off elimination against Boston

T.J. McConnell turned a surprise start into the save of the season and Dario Saric scored 25 points to help the Philadelphia 76ers stave off elimination in a 103-92 win …

Terry Rozier, Jayson Tatum lead Celtics to Game 1 victory

Terry Rozier scored 29 points and first-year Celtics forward Jayson Tatum scored 28 to outplay redshirt rookie Ben Simmons and lead the Boston Celtics to a 117-101 victory over the …

Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons led 76ers from Process to postseason success

The Philadelphia 76ers have advanced to the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs for the first time since 2012. Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons are leading the charge for …

UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 8:56 p.m.

Believe it! 76ers roll past Heat in Game 5, into second round

Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons shined again in front of rapper Meek Mill, and the dominant duo ushered the nightmares-into-dreams Process of the Philadelphia 76ers into the second round with …

UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 3:26 p.m.

76ers take control, top Heat 106-102 for 3-1 series lead

Ben Simmons had the first playoff triple-double by a rookie in nearly 40 years, JJ Redick scored 24 points and the Philadelphia 76ers outlasted the Miami Heat 106-102 to move …

Heat’s Justice Winslow fined $15,000 for stepping on Embiid’s mask

Miami’s Justise Winslow has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for attempting to damage Philadelphia center Joel Embiid’s facemask during Game 3 of their playoff series. Winslow intentionally stepped on …

UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 7:45 p.m.

Joel Embiid scores 23, 76ers top Heat 128-108 for 2-1 series lead

A masked Joel Embiid scored 23 points in his postseason debut, Marco Belinelli and Dario Saric each added 21 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Miami Heat 128-108 on …

NBA capsules: Heat snap 76ers 17-game winning streak, even up series

Dwyane Wade turned in a vintage performance, scoring 28 points to end the 76ers’ 17-game winning streak and lead the Miami Heat to a 113-103 Game 2 win over host …

UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 9:07 p.m.

Without Joel Embiid, 76ers roll past Heat in playoff opener

Ben Simmons had 17 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds in his playoff debut and the Philadelphia 76ers romped again without Joel Embiid, beating the Miami Heat 130-103 in Game …

76ers’ Joel Embiid ‘unlikely’ for playoff Game 1 with eye injury

Philadelphia 76ers All-Star center Joel Embiid says it’s unlikely he’ll be available for at least Game 1 of the playoffs this weekend. Embiid wore a black mask that covered the …

15 in a row: Sixers add new chapter to long, proud history

The Philadelphia 76ers have a long, proud history, but now they’ve accomplished something that’s never been done by this franchise: win 15 games in a row. The Sixers extended their …

76ers’ Joel Embiid needs surgery on orbital fracture; has concussion

Philadelphia 76ers All-Star center Joel Embiid will need surgery on an orbital fracture of his left eye and he has a concussion from an injury suffered Wednesday. There was no …

NBA Capsules: Markelle Fultz helps 76ers beat Nuggets 123-104

Markelle Fultz had 10 points and eight assists in his first game since October, helping the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Denver Nuggets 123-104 on Monday night.

Myles Turner helps Pacers beat 76ers 101-98

Myles Turner scored 25 points, including two clutch free throws with 21.5 seconds remaining, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-98 on Tuesday night in a possible Eastern …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 3:08 p.m.

Sixers unsure whether Markelle Fultz will play again this season

Markelle Fultz, the top overall pick in last year’s NBA draft, may not play again this season as he deals with a right shoulder injury and works on his shot.

NBA capsules: Russsell Westbrook scores 37 points, Thunder beat 76ers 122-112

Russell Westbrook scored 37 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Philadelphia 76ers 122-112 on Sunday night for their eighth straight victory.

Celtics, 76ers meet in London as NBA plays again in England

When the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers take center stage in London there will be a little more on the line than trying to get a victory and the league …

No. 1 draft pick Markelle Fultz out 2 to 3 more weeks for 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz will miss another two to three weeks as he recovers from soreness in his right shoulder.

No. 1 draft pick Markelle Fultz out indefinitely for 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz is out indefinitely with soreness in his right shoulder.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 9:59 p.m.

Hey Sixers! Losing to get ahead isn’t working

So, what are we to make of The Process, the Philadelphia 76ers’ analytically correct, anatomically challenged Frankensteinian attempt to conquer the NBA for years to come?

AP source: 76ers, Joel Embiid agree on max contract extension

Philadelphia bet its future on Joes Embiid, signing one of the more talented, yet injury-prone, players in the game to a league maximum contract extension.

UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 10:24 p.m.

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and the future of the NBA arrived Thursday night. Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau hope to rekindle their past.