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NBA looking to make All-NBA selections not tied to player's position, Adam Silver says - The Athletic

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league was looking to change the rules so that All-NBA selections are not tied to a player’s position on the...

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76ers' Joel Embiid undergoes surgery to repair thumb injury - The Athletic

He also had a procedure done to repair an injury to his left index finger.

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Jimmy Butler scores 32 points vs. Sixers; Heat advance to Eastern Conference finals - The Athletic

Butler finished off a dominant series against the 76ers with 32 points and the Heat took Game 6 of this semifinal, 99-90.

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76ers' Joel Embiid clears concussion protocol, still listed as out for Game 3 vs. Heat - The Athletic

Embiid is still dealing with a right orbital fracture, as well as a torn ligament in his right thumb.

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Sixers' Joel Embiid out indefinitely with eye injury, mild concussion: Sources - The Athletic

Embiid will be listed as out and there is no timetable for his return, according to sources.

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Sixers ride big second-half to eliminate Raptors; advance to face Heat in second round - The Athletic

The Sixers will face top-seeded Miami in the Eastern Conference semifinals starting Monday.

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76ers star Joel Embiid feared to have torn ligament in right thumb: Sources - The Athletic

Embiid has vowed to continue playing through the injury and will rely on his pain management and medical staff.

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Joel Embiid sinks game-winning 3-pointer to beat Raptors in OT; 76ers take 3-0 series lead - The Athletic

Joel Embiid knocked down a game-winning 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left to beat the Raptors 104-101 in overtime.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Nikola Jokic and Joel Embiid named NBA MVP finalists - The Athletic

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic and Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid were named the 2022 NBA...

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Joel Embiid drops 40-plus points, 20 rebounds for third time in career to lead 76ers past Pacers - The Athletic

Joel Embiid scored 41 points and grabbed a season-high 20 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 133-120 win over the Indiana Pacers Saturday...

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Bucks rally behind Giannis Antetokounmpo's big plays on offense, defense to win over Sixers - The Athletic

Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo had 40 points, 14 rebounds, six assists and three blocks as the defending NBA champions outscored the...

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Nuggets rally in fourth to beat Sixers in duel between MVP frontrunners Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic - The Athletic

Reigning league MVP, center Nikola Jokic had 22 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists. His counterpart, 76ers big man Joel Embiid, had 34 points,...

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Nuggets rally in fourth to win at Philly in duel between MVP frontrunners Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic - The Athletic

Reigning league MVP, center Nikola Jokic had 22 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists. His counterpart, 76ers big man Joel Embiid, had 34 points,...

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Stephen Curry drops 50, LeBron James hits game-winner to beat Team Durant in All-Star Game - The Athletic

Stephen Curry was two points shy of the All-Star scoring record and made the most 3-pointers in any game in history, while LeBron James drilled the...

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2022 NBA All-Star Draft: Team LeBron selects Giannis Antetokounmpo first; James Harden picked last - The Athletic

LeBron James and Kevin Durant, who were selected as NBA All-Star captains by fan voting results, took turns drafting from the pool of 22 players...

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76ers defeat Grizzlies in OT without Joel Embiid behind Andre Drummond's 23 rebounds - The Athletic

The 76ers made up for some of Embiid’s post presence with a huge game from veteran center Andre Drummond, who chipped in with 23 rebounds and 16...

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Optimism Sixers' Joel Embiid returns Saturday from COVID-19; Monday also in play: Sources - The Athletic

Embiid, who coach Dov Rivers confirmed tested positive for COVID-19, has missed the last eight games. The Sixers went 2-6 during that stretch.

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76ers' Joel Embiid, Tobias Harris return but Timberwolves win in 2 OTs - The Athletic

Embiid missed nine games after being sidelined with COVID-19, while Harris has struggled with left hip soreness.

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Doc Rivers wins 1,000th game as coach; Sixers win sixth straight vs. Bulls - The Athletic

The win was the sixth in a row for the Sixers, who are 8-2 and in first place in the Eastern Conference despite All-Star Ben Simmons not playing in...

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76ers' Joel Embiid enters health and safety protocols, likely to miss several games: Sources - The Athletic

Embiid has played in nine of the team's 10 games this season as the team sits atop the Eastern Conference with an 8-2 record.

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NBA Awards finalists: Nikola Jokic, Joel Embiid, Stephen Curry up for MVP - The Athletic

The 2020-21 NBA Awards finalists will include Denver’s Nikola Jokic, Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid and Golden State’s Stephen Curry for Most...

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Wizards' Russell Westbrook plays in Game 3; Sixers take 3-0 series lead - The Athletic

Westbrook had to leave in the fourth quarter of the Wizards’ 120-95 loss in Game 2 Wednesday with an ankle injury. He is averaging 13 points, 12.5...

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76ers' Joel Embiid expected to return Saturday vs. Timberwolves: Sources - The Athletic

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is expected to make his return from a knee injury on Saturday against the Minnesota Timberwolves barring any...

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Sixers beat Nets to lock up season series, key tiebreaker - The Athletic

The win gave the Sixers a one-game lead over the Nets in the East and the head-to-head tiebreaker advantage should they finish with the same record.

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Sixers' Joel Embiid thinks 'there's no doubt' he's MVP this season - The Athletic

Embiid is averaging 30.1 points (career-high), 11.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game while leading the Sixers to the top spot in the East currently.

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Jazz's Mitchell, Gobert critical of officials after OT loss to Sixers - The Athletic

The end of the Philadelphia 76ers’ 131-123 win against the Utah Jazz on Wednesday wasn’t without controversy.

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Sixers' Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons miss All-Star Game due to contact tracing - The Athletic

Embiid was set to start for Team Durant, while Simmons was picked for Team LeBron.

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76ers' Joel Embiid expected to miss 2-3 weeks with bone bruise in knee: Sources - The Athletic

Embiid injured his left knee after a third-quarter dunk and did not return in the Sixers' 127-101 win against the Washington Wizards on Friday.

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