76ers still have major questions looming beyond Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons with NBA season in limbo

All 30 NBA teams have obviously been enormously impacted by the indefinite suspension of the 2019-20 season due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. Given the long layoff, the Philadelphia 76ers might be one of a many teams to get some players back from injury should the season ultimately resume Read more

Joel Embiid to donate money to help 76ers employees hurt by organization-wide 20 percent pay cut, per report

Philadelphia 76ers owner Josh Harris announced Monday that he would institute a 20 percent pay cut to all at-will team employees making at least $50,000 per year, who will also now be working four-day weeks. This includes coaches and front office executives, but also support staff such as the marketing and Read more

NBA injury report: Stephen Curry, Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid updates, return timeline for other injured stars

The Basketball Gods have frowned upon the league’s best players lately as far as injuries are concerned. The list of superstars who have missed most or all of this season — headlined by Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving — is long and continuously growing. It’s a dreary time for Read more

Joel Embiid responds on Twitter after ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant thinks his nickname is ‘Do a 180’

The knowledge required to be a contestant on an episode of Jeopardy!, never mind winning the whole darn thing, is typically a cornucopia of important need-to-know factoids about history, science and the arts. But as one contestant showed on Wednesday, knowledge about one of the NBA’s biggest stars doesn’t fall Read more

NBA injury report: Stephen Curry, Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons updates, return timeline for other injured stars

The Basketball Gods have not been kind lately, as far as injuries are concerned. The list of star players who have missed all or significant parts of this season — headlined by Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving — is long, and unfortunately keeps growing.  It’s a frightening time for Read more

Joel Embiid injury update: 76ers star has no structural damage in shoulder, will be re-evaluated in one week

The Philadelphia 76ers have dealt with problem after problem this season. Despite owning the best home record (28-2) in the league, they’re just 9-21 on the road. So far, they’ve failed to live up to the preseason hype as they’ve had a lack of chemistry throughout the season along with numerous Read more

Joel Embiid injury update: 76ers star out Thursday vs. Knicks with shoulder sprain, per report; to undergo MRI

The Philadelphia 76ers have encountered a myriad of problems this season. Despite having the best home record (27-2) in the league, they’re just 9-21 on the road. They’ve failed to live up to the preseason hype as they’ve had a lack of chemistry throughout the season along with numerous injuries. Read more

Joel Embiid suffers sprained shoulder, and it feels like this whole 76ers experiment is teetering on the edge

Things have gone from bad to worse for the Philadelphia 76ers, who lost to the lowly Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night and lost Joel Embiid to a sprained shoulder in the process — no pun intended. The Sixers, now a dreadful 9-21 on the road, would play the Heat in Read more

NBA DFS: Joel Embiid and best FanDuel, DraftKings daily Fantasy basketball picks for Feb. 26, 2020

The 18 teams that stock Wednesday’s NBA DFS player pool offer plenty of potential. Bradley Beal looks to extend his 50-point scoring effort to three straight games when the Washington Wizards take on Spencer Dinwiddie and the Brooklyn Nets at 7 p.m. ET. And super sophomore Trae Young leads his Read more

Joel Embiid clarifies ‘best player in the world’ comments after scoring 49 points in 76ers’ win over Hawks

Philadelphia 76ers star center Joel Embiid put together a spectacular performance in Tuesday’s 129-112 win over the Atlanta Hawks. His 49 points were a career high and he absolutely dominated the paint throughout the evening. Following the game, Embiid was asked about his recent comments about declaring himself the “best Read more