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76ers snap 17-game slide

Dec 4, 2014

76ers snap 17-game slide

The Philadelphia 76ers were 16 seconds into their game against the Minnesota Timberwolves and Henry Sims was stepping to the free throw line when referee Zach Zarba blew his whistle and stopped the game. Turns out the Sixers were going in the wrong direction, ...

Levanga Hokkaido, Wakayama Trians make coaching changes

Dec 3, 2014

Levanga Hokkaido, Wakayama Trians make coaching changes

The struggling Levanga Hokkaido announced on Wednesday that they’ve fired head coach Juan Manuel Hurtado Perez and named his assistant, Kota Mizuno, interim head coach. Last season, Perez, a 40-year-old Spaniard, led the NBL Eastern Conference club to a 31-23 record, the best winning ...

Pelicans spoil Durant's return

Dec 3, 2014

Pelicans spoil Durant's return

Kevin Durant didn’t look rusty when he drove past Anthony Davis for a two-handed dunk, or when he fired off any of his three 3-pointers. The 27 points scored by the reigning NBA MVP in his comeback from a foot injury just wasn’t enough ...

Spurs hand hapless 76ers 17th straight loss to start season

Dec 2, 2014

Spurs hand hapless 76ers 17th straight loss to start season

The Spurs didn’t have Tim Duncan or Tony Parker, and it gave Kawhi Leonard a chance to shine. Leonard scored a game-high 26 points and had a crucial three-point play in the final minute to help the San Antonio Spurs defeat the winless 76ers ...

Kobe's triple-double leads Lakers past Raptors in OT

Dec 1, 2014

Kobe's triple-double leads Lakers past Raptors in OT

Kobe Bryant wanted this one badly, especially after missing a clutch free throw in the final minute of regulation. And by the time the Los Angeles Lakers had beaten the Toronto Raptors, the 19-year veteran had his 20th career triple-double. Bryant had 31 points, ...

Iwate's Randall stays focused on winning

| Dec 1, 2014

Iwate's Randall stays focused on winning

by Ed Odeven

The Japan Times features periodic interviews with players in the bj-league. Scootie Randall of the Eastern Conference-leading Iwate Big Bulls is the subject of this week’s profile. Position: Forward Age: 24 Ht: 198 cm Wt: 102 kg Hometown: Philadelphia College: Temple University Noteworthy: Randall, ...

Mavericks sink Sixers

Nov 30, 2014

Mavericks sink Sixers

After setting a franchise record for losses to start the season, the 76ers continued to focus on long-term goals. Tyson Chandler had 20 points and 13 rebounds to help the Dallas Mavericks beat Philadelphia 110-103 on Saturday night, sending the 76ers to a 16th ...

Nov 30, 2014

Togashi makes most of minutes

Texas Legends guard Yuki Togashi sank a 3-point shot and logged a season-high 9 minutes, 8 seconds of court time in a 102-88 loss to the visiting Bakersfield Jam on Saturday in the NBA Development League. Togashi, who played for the bj-league’s Akita Northern ...