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NBC Philadelphia
Celtics Thoughts: Blockbuster Trade Subjects Highlight Home Opener Vs. Celtcisto be his allotted time limit in the season opener when he played 26:57. After
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 hours ago
to be his allotted time limit in the season opener when he played 26:57. Afterward, both Embiid and Sixers head coach Brett Brown explained that this season, the center's minutes will be within more of a "range" and follow a "plan."... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Sixers Caricature T-shirt Giveaway for Opening Night Is Fantasticon it. (photo credit: Sixers) pic.twitter.com/e9AorMUtX2 I don't know who look
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 4 hours ago
on it. (photo credit: Sixers) pic.twitter.com/e9AorMUtX2 I don't know who looks cooler: Joel Embiid with his 'fro (RIP) or Brett Brown with the biggest grin on his face knowing he finally has a healthy Ben Simmons running the show. "It's really... Read more
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Perth Now
Simmons responds to LeBron comparisonsWizards. “I have a lot to prove,” Simmons told reporters on a global conferenc
Perth Now / Posted 17 hours ago
Wizards. “I have a lot to prove,” Simmons told reporters on a global conference call on Thursday. Philadelphia coach Brett Brown raved about Simmons after the team’s 120-115 loss and the Wizards’ four-time All-Star John Wall compared the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Simmons responds to LeBron comparisonsWizards. “I have a lot to prove,” Simmons told reporters on a global conferenc
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
Wizards. “I have a lot to prove,” Simmons told reporters on a global conference call on Thursday. Philadelphia coach Brett Brown raved about Simmons after the team’s 120-115 loss and the Wizards’ four-time All-Star John Wall compared the... Read more
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News.com.au
Simmons responds to LeBron comparisonsNBA debut. “I have a lot to prove,” Simmons told reporters on a global confere
News.com.au / Posted 19 hours ago
NBA debut. “I have a lot to prove,” Simmons told reporters on a global conference call on Thursday. Philadelphia coach Brett Brown raved about Simmons after the team’s 120-115 loss and the Wizards’ four-time All-Star John Wall compared the... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Sixers Notes: Ready to Feed Off Crowd in Opener; Joel Embiid Unsure of Back-to-backsit gets you going. The crazier they are, the better you feel and the better you
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 22 hours ago
it gets you going. The crazier they are, the better you feel and the better you're going to play. It's the best thing." Brett Brown always has emphasized the responsibility he feels to give the crowd a quality product. He reiterated that doing... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Sixers Notes: Eager for Rowdy Opener; Joel Embiid Talks Back-to-backsit gets you going. The crazier they are, the better you feel and the better you
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 22 hours ago
it gets you going. The crazier they are, the better you feel and the better you're going to play. It's the best thing." Brett Brown always has emphasized the responsibility he feels to give the crowd a quality product. He reiterated that doing... Read more
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Philly.com
One game in, everything looks easy for Sixers' Ben Simmonsand didn’t force anything. “I feel that his first game was really exceptional,
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
and didn’t force anything. “I feel that his first game was really exceptional, really, really exceptional,” Sixers coach Brett Brown said. “Physically, we all see what he is as an athlete, and I think that his growth path, his improvement scale,... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Wizards edge 76ers; Lin injuredfrom the free throw line down the stretch to seal the victory. “How about Ben
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
from the free throw line down the stretch to seal the victory. “How about Ben Simmons’ first game in the NBA?” 76ers coach Brett Brown said. “His first game was really exceptional -- really, really exceptional.” Joel Embiid had 18 points, 13... Read more
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Philly.com
Small lineup put Sixers back in game in openerEntering the fourth quarter Wednesday night, the Sixers trailed the Wizards, 90
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
Entering the fourth quarter Wednesday night, the Sixers trailed the Wizards, 90-82. Coach Brett Brown elected to start the final period with a small lineup of Jerryd Bayless, J.J. Redick, Robert Covington, Ben Simmons, and Dario Saric. In a little... Read more
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The Manila Times
Simmons beaten in debut, Lin hurt in Nets lossfrom the free throw line down the stretch to seal the victory. “How about Ben
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
from the free throw line down the stretch to seal the victory. “How about Ben Simmons’ first game in the NBA?” 76ers coach Brett Brown said. “His first game was really exceptional — really, really exceptional.” Joel Embiid had 18 points, 13... Read more
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give me sport
Ben Simmons provides a brilliant description of his long-awaited NBA debutget there. It would have been better if we got the win, but it's the first game
give me sport / Posted yesterday
get there. It would have been better if we got the win, but it's the first game. We have many more to go." Head coach Brett Brown was full of praise for Simmons' performance and believes that there is still so much more to come from the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Simmons stuns NBA: ‘He’s like LeBron’to prevent the Wizards from winning 120-115 in Washington DC on Wednesday. “Re
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
to prevent the Wizards from winning 120-115 in Washington DC on Wednesday. “Really, really exceptional,” 76ers coach Brett Brown, describing Simmons’ performance, said. Wizards’ All-Star John Wall paid Simmons the ultimate tribute by... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Joel Embiid 'surprised' by Amount of Playing Time in Sixers' Openerseconds shy of 27 minutes against the Wizards. That far surpassed the 16 minute
NBC Philadelphia / Posted yesterday
seconds shy of 27 minutes against the Wizards. That far surpassed the 16 minutes he anticipated a day earlier on Tuesday. Brett Brown had maintained Embiid's minutes were going to be more flexible than last year and he wasn't locked into a... Read more
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SportingNews
Brett Brown hails 'exceptional' Ben Simmons after 76ers debutbasketball community finally got to see Ben Simmons in the NBA and they liked w
SportingNews / Posted yesterday
basketball community finally got to see Ben Simmons in the NBA and they liked what they saw, especially 76ers head coach Brett Brown. Simmons marked his long-awaited debut with a double-double in Wednesday's 120-115 loss at the Wizards. The... Read more
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The Washington Times
John Wall scores 28 points in Wizards’ opening winthe circumstance. Philadelphia is going to be fantastically fun, if not fantas
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
the circumstance. Philadelphia is going to be fantastically fun, if not fantastic Before the game, 76ers coach Brett Brown, who survived all the pre-payoff facets of “The Process,” said he was a realist. He was also optimistic on... Read more
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9NewsNow WUSA 9 Washington, D.C.
John Wall scores 28 points, Wizards hold on to beat 76ersthe first time since 2011 and for the first time in an 82-game season since 200
9NewsNow WUSA 9 Washington, D.C. / Posted yesterday
the first time since 2011 and for the first time in an 82-game season since 2008. WHAT MINUTES RESTRICTION? Sixers coach Brett Brown denied that center Joel Embiid was on a strict minutes restriction of 16 minutes, and with good reason. Embiid... Read more
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NZCity
Ben Simmons makes stunning NBA debut for Philadelphia 76ers in tight loss to Washington Wizardsa difficult period to trigger a late 76ers surge. Simmons was handed a startin
NZCity / Posted yesterday
a difficult period to trigger a late 76ers surge. Simmons was handed a starting spot at point guard by Philadelphia coach Brett Brown, pitting him against Washington's elite tandem of John Wall and Bradley Beal. The 76ers' record over the last... Read more
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Philly.com
Covington, Simmons shine as Sixers fight hard in opening loss to WizardsWASHINGTON — 76ers coach Brett Brown thinks it’s unintelligent to make a judgme
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON — 76ers coach Brett Brown thinks it’s unintelligent to make a judgment on his squad after one game. He thinks folks will get a better sense of his team after the first third of the season. Perhaps we will learn more then. The Sixers... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
John Wall scores 28 points, Wizards hold on to beat 76ersinjury, had 18 points and 10 rebounds. Fultz, the 2017 No. 1 pick, came off the
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
injury, had 18 points and 10 rebounds. Fultz, the 2017 No. 1 pick, came off the bench to score 10 points. Sixers coach Brett Brown called Simmons' first regular-seasn game "really, really exceptional" and was impressed with how Fultz played... Read more
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Philly.com
Forget the loss, Sixers show we're in for an enjoyable seasonto all of the other 0-1 starts in recent seasons. There were plenty of loose th
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
to all of the other 0-1 starts in recent seasons. There were plenty of loose threads for a head coach to clean up, a fact Brett Brown acknowledged afterward. There were too many turnovers, including two on back-to-back possessions that could have... Read more
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Philly.com
Sixers have growing to do, but it'll be fun to watch them do it | Mike Sielskithe same purpose. “For any of us to make a judgment after opening night would
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
the same purpose. “For any of us to make a judgment after opening night would be really unintelligent,” Sixers coach Brett Brown said. “It’s just not wise to do that.” Judgment? No, that would be imprudent. Observation? Hell, yes. Their... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Wizards 120, Sixers 115: Studs, Duds, Turning Point and MoreThe biggest story, of course, was Joel Embiid playing 27 minutes after head coa
NBC Philadelphia / Posted yesterday
The biggest story, of course, was Joel Embiid playing 27 minutes after head coach Brett Brown said the 23-year-old big man would play "in the teens." Both Embiid and Ben Simmons shined but it wasn't enough. After struggling in the first half,... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Plenty of Fight But No Victory for Sixers in Season OpenerJoel Embiid’s laying time. Which leads to … • Embiid played 26:57 minutes, exc
NBC Philadelphia / Posted yesterday
Joel Embiid’s laying time. Which leads to … • Embiid played 26:57 minutes, exceeding his (frustrated) expectation of 16. Brett Brown hadn’t set a hard number on Embiid’s playing time at shootaround Wednesday morning. He planned to be more... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Ben Simmons Says 1st NBA Regular-Season Game Felt Like Playing NBA 2Kassists, two steals and a block. However, he wasn't quick to celebrate those a
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
assists, two steals and a block. However, he wasn't quick to celebrate those achievements. That said, Sixers head coach Brett Brown wasn't afraid to heap praise on the rookie. Although the Sixers came up short because of late turnover woes,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
John Wall scores 28 points, Wizards hold on to beat 76ersthe first time since 2011 and for the first time in an 82-game season since 200
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
the first time since 2011 and for the first time in an 82-game season since 2008. WHAT MINUTES RESTRICTION? Sixers coach Brett Brown denied that center Joel Embiid was on a strict minutes restriction of 16 minutes, and with good reason. Embiid... Read more
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The Morning Call
John Wall scores 28 points, Wizards hold on to beat 76ersthe first time since 2011 and for the first time in an 82-game season since 200
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
the first time since 2011 and for the first time in an 82-game season since 2008. WHAT MINUTES RESTRICTION? Sixers coach Brett Brown denied that center Joel Embiid was on a strict minutes restriction of 16 minutes, and with good reason. Embiid... Read more
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TSN
Wall, Wizards hold on to beat 76ersthe first time since 2011 and for the first time in an 82-game season since 200
TSN / Posted yesterday
the first time since 2011 and for the first time in an 82-game season since 2008. WHAT MINUTES RESTRICTION? Sixers coach Brett Brown denied that centre Joel Embiid was on a strict minutes restriction of 16 minutes, and with good reason. Embiid... Read more
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The Washington Times
John Wall scores 28 points, Wizards hold on to beat 76ers in openerthe first time since 2011 and for the first time in an 82-game season since 200
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
the first time since 2011 and for the first time in an 82-game season since 2008. WHAT MINUTES RESTRICTION? Sixers coach Brett Brown denied that center Joel Embiid was on a strict minutes restriction of 16 minutes, and with good reason. Embiid... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Simmons shows he means business on NBA debut for 76ersa difficult period to trigger a late 76ers surge. Simmons was handed a startin
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
a difficult period to trigger a late 76ers surge. Simmons was handed a starting spot at point guard by Philadelphia coach Brett Brown, pitting him against Washington's elite tandem of John Wall and Bradley Beal. The 76ers' record over the last... Read more
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Philly.com
Sixers' Ben Simmons on LeBron James: "That's the enemy right now …"injury Gordon Hayward’s horrific leg injury was fresh on the Sixers’ minds on
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
injury Gordon Hayward’s horrific leg injury was fresh on the Sixers’ minds on Wednesday. Just don’t tell that to coach Brett Brown. The coach was asked if he mentioned the injury to his players. Hayward, a Boston Celtics swingman, suffered a... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
How Badly Do We Want to Finally Start Winning? 76ers Previewwas really screwing him up -- and was largely ineffective in the two games he d
NBC Philadelphia / Posted yesterday
was really screwing him up -- and was largely ineffective in the two games he did play. So at the season's outset, Brett Brown has the unenviable task of integrating two rookies with fundamental mechanical issues into a rotation that should... Read more
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Philly.com
Sixers excitement has gone nationalBrewer writes that with three max players, the time has arrived for the Wizards
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
Brewer writes that with three max players, the time has arrived for the Wizards. Just hours before tip-off, Sixers coach Brett Brown tells staff writer Keith Pompey that he is non-committal on how many minutes center Joel Embiid will... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Simmons jokes mentor LeBron is now the enemy ahead of NBA debutof advice, he's a great person so he's definitely one of the guys I try and lea
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
of advice, he's a great person so he's definitely one of the guys I try and learn off." At the 76ers Simmons is coached by Brett Brown who knows Australia well. He coached two NBL teams and married an Aussie. "I think Australian Basketball has... Read more
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TSN
76ers' Fultz gets to make debut close to homeand mentor. "It's perfect. It couldn't have worked out better." Not wanting to
TSN / Posted 2 days ago
and mentor. "It's perfect. It couldn't have worked out better." Not wanting to throw Fultz "into the fire," Sixers coach Brett Brown is easing the 19-year-old in by bringing him off the bench after missing portions of the preseason with shoulder... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Wizards Thoughts: Finally, a Season Opener With Meaningfinally focused on actually winning some games and not solely on building for t
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
finally focused on actually winning some games and not solely on building for the future, it will be interesting to see how Brett Brown handles Embiid's time on the floor. • Time for take two on Ben Simmons' rookie season. Much like recent Sixers... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Roob's Random Points, Part 2: Seth Joyner, Eagles Hall of Fame and Paul Simonis a disgrace. 2. Gotta say I don't get why Joel Embiid is starting the season
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
is a disgrace. 2. Gotta say I don't get why Joel Embiid is starting the season on such a dramatic minutes restriction. Brett Brown said, "Somewhere in the teens." The teens? Theteens??? It's been eight months since his surgery, and it's not... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Bold Predictions as Sixers Tip Off 2017-18 Seasonnamed NBA's top coachMaybe I'm trying to go all LaVar Ball and will this into e
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
named NBA's top coachMaybe I'm trying to go all LaVar Ball and will this into existence, but my bold prediction is that Brett Brown will win Coach of the Year. If my season prediction is correct, the Sixers will make the playoffs with the same... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Fearless Forecast for the Sixers' 2017-18 Seasonearly. The number 39 is based largely on the understanding that Embiid may not
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
early. The number 39 is based largely on the understanding that Embiid may not get to that 28-minute mark until December. Brett Brown has said in the past he envisions Embiid playing 35 minutes a game at some point. That point doesn't appear to be... Read more
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Philly.com
Sixers' Joel Embiid angry about minutes restrictionfirst two seasons after surgeries on his right foot and suffered a meniscus tea
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
first two seasons after surgeries on his right foot and suffered a meniscus tear in his left knee in January. Sixers coach Brett Brown said Monday that there will be a minutes restriction for his star center starting with Wednesday night’s season... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Exploring the Sixers' 3 Options to Back Up Joel EmbiidJoel Embiid will be restricted to fewer than 20 minutes early in the season, th
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
Joel Embiid will be restricted to fewer than 20 minutes early in the season, that much is known (see story). How Brett Brown fills the remainder of the minutes at the center position remains to be seen. Brown has three healthy big men he can play... Read more
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Herald Sun
Star says 76ers’ plan is ‘f***ing bulls***’played in 31 games last season (his first 31 in the NBA after being the third p
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
played in 31 games last season (his first 31 in the NBA after being the third pick in 2014), did not like to hearing coach Brett Brown estimated he would play “somewhere like in the teens (in minutes)” as the season tips off. “I wish I was playing... Read more
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Philly.com
Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, and Markelle Fultz: Sixers cornerstonesthe alpha dog of the team. “In the time that he has been on the floor, we have
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
the alpha dog of the team. “In the time that he has been on the floor, we have seen him completely change the gym,” coach Brett Brown said. “He does it with just his physical presence. He does it with a defensive mind-set. And he does it with an... Read more
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Philly.com
Markelle Fultz's NBA debut will feel like a home game to himthe bench and making the right play that wins the game. So it doesn’t matter to
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
the bench and making the right play that wins the game. So it doesn’t matter to me.” Fultz understands why Sixers coach Brett Brown replaced him as a starter with Jerryd Bayless. And he points out that there have been plenty of great players who... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Star says 76ers’ plan is ‘f***ing bulls***’played in 31 games last season (his first 31 in the NBA after being the third p
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
played in 31 games last season (his first 31 in the NBA after being the third pick in 2014), did not like to hearing coach Brett Brown estimated he would play “somewhere like in the teens (in minutes)” as the season tips off. “I wish I was playing... Read more
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News.com.au
Sixers star says team plan is ‘f***ing bulls***’played in 31 games last season (his first 31 in the NBA after being the third p
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
played in 31 games last season (his first 31 in the NBA after being the third pick in 2014), did not like to hearing coach Brett Brown estimated he would play “somewhere like in the teens (in minutes)” as the season tips off. “I wish I was playing... Read more
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Philly.com
Taking a timeout for an odd look at the Sixers seasonthat is welcome news to fans and sportswriters on deadline, the endgame reducti
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
that is welcome news to fans and sportswriters on deadline, the endgame reduction is not what concerns Sixers coach Brett Brown. The league also eliminated the under-9-minute TV timeouts in the second and fourth quarters. This could be a... Read more
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Philly.com
Sixers' Joel Embiid angry about minutes restrictionthere should ever be minute restrictions. I think it should always be about how
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
there should ever be minute restrictions. I think it should always be about how my body feels,” he said. Sixers coach Brett Brown said Monday that there will be a minutes restriction for his star center starting with Wednesday night’s season... Read more
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SportingNews
Joel Embiid not happy with 76ers' minutes-restriction planJoel Embiid is not happy with the 76ers. Coach Brett Brown told reporters Mond
SportingNews / Posted 3 days ago
Joel Embiid is not happy with the 76ers. Coach Brett Brown told reporters Monday that Embiid's minutes would be "somewhere in the teens" because the team has decided to be cautious with him. Embiid found out later about what Brown said and says he... Read more
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Philly.com
Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz: Sixers cornerstonesthe alpha dog of the team. “In the time that he has been on the floor, we have
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
the alpha dog of the team. “In the time that he has been on the floor, we have seen him completely change the gym,” coach Brett Brown said. “He does it with just his physical presence. He does it with a defensive mindset. And he does it with an... Read more
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