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Joel Embiid Says He Doesn’t Weigh 300 Pounds

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After a report this weekend from the Philadelphia Inquirer's Keith Pompey said Joel Embiid had skipped training sessions and had swollen to close to 300 pounds, Embiid denied the excessive weight gain while his Sixers were in the Nation's Capital to play the Wizards in a Martin Luther King Day matinee today.

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Video: DeMar DeRozan Scores Team-High 20 Points After 21-Game Absence

If DeMar DeRozan had any rust in his game after being sidelined from action since Nov.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS

Video: Al Horford Records First Career Triple-Double In Just 29 Mins

First, we have to add the caveat that Al Horford's triple-double last night came against the Sixers, despite the Sixers no longer acting as the worst team in their conference anymore.

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Video: Beautiful Warriors Passing In Sixers Blowout

Normally we're loathe to highlight blowouts like last night's 126-86 Golden State stomping of Philadelphia; it's just not fair to the losing team.

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KJ McDaniels’ Mom Went To Orlando And Shouted At The Sixers To Pass The Ball To Her Son

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Sixers rookie KJ McDaniels's mom had a really good time at the game last night.

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Evan Turner Says ‘Jesus Was Hated Too’ After 76ers Fans Boo Him

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Evan Turner made some interesting comparisons in his return to Philly last night.

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Evan Turner Compares Himself To Jesus In Return To Phildelphia

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It seems Evan Turner's return to Philadelphia was similar to Beatles first coming over to America, with girls "fainting" and Turner getting his "hand kissed by people" before the game.

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Video: Philly Gives Up Wide-Open Millsap Dunk With Kyle Korver Looming Beyond Arc

We're still only a quarter of the way through the 2014-15 NBA season and haven't even reached Christmas, but Kyle Korver is having perhaps the greatest season shooting the ball from beyond the arc in NBA history.

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Dime Q&A: Lavoy Allen On P. George, Tim Duncan & “Crazy Rush” Of Playoff BBall

The Indiana Pacers have quietly stayed within striking distance of a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference despite a myriad of reasons why they should instead be in contention for a high lottery pick.

STAN VAN GUNDY

The Sixers And Pistons Played Each Other Tonight, So Somebody Had To Lose

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Philadelphia defeats Detroit in the battle of NBA Eastern Conference cellar dwellers.

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Video: K.J. McDaniels Hammers Down The Alley-Oop In Transition

Coming off their first win of the season on Wednesday, the Philadelphia 76ers faced a daunting task to make it two in a row, as they faced the Oklahoma City Thunder with Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook back together on the court Friday night.

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Joel Embiid’s Reaction To The Sixers’ First Win Is Why We Love Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid continues to dominate Twitter like no other athletes before him.

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GIF: Zach LaVine Explodes For One-Handed Hammer

It only took a little opening on the break after a 76ers miss, but it was all the thin-limbed rookie Zach LaVine needed last night when he got out on the break and threw down a feisty one-handed hammer after exploding to the rim from mid-court.

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GIF: Andrew Wiggins Jumps Passing Lane, Finishes With Dunk (While Getting Hacked)

It's hard to think of a recent young wing that had more two-way potential than Andrew Wiggins.

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GIF: Philly’s K.J. McDaniels Shows Off Crazy Hops On Incredible Missed Alley-Oop

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Highlighting a miss seems fitting for the win-less Philadelphia 76ers.


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