Westbrook notches fourth straight triple-double

Mar 5, 2015

Westbrook notches fourth straight triple-double

Russell Westbrook donned a mask and played like a superhero. The All-Star Game MVP set career highs with 49 points and 16 rebounds, and added 10 assists for his fourth consecutive triple-double, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 123-118 in overtime ...

Hawks win 19th straight

Feb 1, 2015

Hawks win 19th straight

The 76ers’ decision to “let it fly” with 3-pointers almost grounded the Hawks’ winning streak. Al Horford’s clutch play in the closing minutes helped keep the streak alive. Horford scored 23 points, including a tying basket after Philadelphia took its first lead late in ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mavericks demolish lowly 76ers by 53 points

Nov 14, 2014

Mavericks demolish lowly 76ers by 53 points

The Dallas Mavericks had no need for another big comeback when playing the NBA’s only winless team. This time, the Mavs built a big early lead that kept growing until they had their largest victory ever, 123-70 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday. “The ...

Hot Rockets move to 4-0

Nov 4, 2014

Hot Rockets move to 4-0

Play time is over, Houston. The Rockets are off to their best start since 1996 thanks in part to a lightweight schedule. Up next, games against NBA finalists Miami and San Antonio that will serve as an early-season proving ground for a team with ...

Aug 22, 2014

Young to join T-Wolves from 76ers

The Minnesota Timberwolves have secured the final piece they were looking for in a blockbuster Kevin Love trade. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Timberwolves will receive Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young as part of the ...

76ers guard Carter-Williams named NBA Rookie of the Year

May 6, 2014

76ers guard Carter-Williams named NBA Rookie of the Year

Michael Carter-Williams has something to show for being a bright spot in a dismal season for the Philadelphia 76ers. Carter-Williams won the NBA’s Rookie of the Year Award on Monday after becoming only the third player since 1950-51 to lead all rookies in scoring ...

Sixers beat Pistons to avoid worst losing streak in history

Mar 30, 2014

Sixers beat Pistons to avoid worst losing streak in history

Desperate to see a victory again, Philadelphia fans wouldn’t even wait for the end, standing to cheer as time was running out in the third quarter. By then it was clear: The 76ers were going to win for the first time in two months, ...

Sixers drop 26th straight

Mar 28, 2014

Sixers drop 26th straight

After the Philadelphia 76ers tied an NBA record with their 26th consecutive loss, one of their youngest voices spoke loudest. Michael Carter-Williams, one of six rookies on the NBA’s youngest team, delivered a pep talk after James Harden’s triple-double led the Houston Rockets to ...

76ers dealt 24th consecutive defeat

Mar 23, 2014

76ers dealt 24th consecutive defeat

Henry Sims can see the growth and he’s not referring to the stack of losses. The Philadelphia 76ers’ skid continued and so did their march toward the wrong kind of record. They have dropped 24 straight after losing 91-81 to the Chicago Bulls on ...