2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
9-5, 1st in Atlantic

ESPN Daily: Joel Embiid’s evolution

Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid is known as the NBA’s biggest troll. But new Sixers coach Doc Rivers is committed to Embiid as the face of the franchise. And while the star’s stock remains volatile, it’s now trending up. Ramona Shelburne shares insights from her recent reporting and conversations with Embiid. Then, Jeff Passan takes us behind his reporting on New York Mets general manager Jared Porter’s harassment of a female journalist, and what the fallout says about baseball culture.

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16hTim Bontemps

76ers expect Embiid (knee) to play vs Celtics

After sitting out Saturday with a sore right knee, Joel Embiid is expected to play against the Celtics on Wednesday, coach Doc Rivers said Tuesday.

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3dTim Bontemps

Morant bolts back from injury, leads Grizz to win

Ja Morant returned from an ankle sprain that was supposed to keep him out for up to five weeks in just under three as he led the Grizzlies to a win on Saturday night.

Howard's block leads to Harris fast-break dunk (0:15)
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5dTim Bontemps

Glad to stay a Sixer, Simmons drops triple-double

Ben Simmons, who did not end up getting moved for James Harden, said trade talks are part of life in the NBA and he's happy to still be in Philadelphia.

Simmons gets the steal and fast-break dunk (0:17)
Harris dunk leads to Embiid trolling Heat bench (0:18)
How should Ben Simmons feel about being mentioned in trade talks? (1:25)
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7dTim Bontemps

Embiid takes over: 'No chance' of another loss

Joel Embiid was able to drag the Sixers over the finish line in a 137-134 overtime victory versus the Heat on Tuesday, as Philly played short-handed for the third game in a row due to multiple players being in the health and safety protocols.

Embiid scores 45 points in OT win over Miami (1:48)

Embiid scores 45, Mathias wins it for 76ers in OT on 3

— Joel Embiid had 45 points and 16 rebounds, Dakota Mathias’ only basket of the game was a go-ahead 3-pointer with 26.1 seconds left and the Philadelphia 76ers hung on to beat the undermanned Miami Heat 137-134 in overtime on Tuesday night.

Embiid ties things up with a fadeaway jumper (0:18)
Mathias blazes the leading triple in OT (0:21)
Green splashes career-best 9th triple (0:21)
Simmons gets his second bucket with a slam (0:22)
Embiid with the steal and the bucket (0:20)

Team Stats

Points Per Game113.610th
Rebounds Per Game47.26th
Assists Per Game25.710th
Points Allowed110.415th

Team History