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2019 Schedule
3-1, 2nd in Atlantic
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ESPN callers cast off Simmons' shooting concerns

ESPN commentators and former NBA head coaches Mark Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy have leapt to the defence of Ben Simmons and hit back at critics who dwell on his reluctance to shoot from long range.

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4dPaul Lukas

Uni Watch NBA season preview

Welcome to a new NBA season full of new looks, new courts and the full force of LockerVision.

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4dJackie MacMullan and Brian Windhorst

Who built it better: the Celtics or Sixers?

Are the Sixers or Celtics on the better path to sustained success? Jackie MacMullan and Brian Windhorst debate their journeys to East powerhouse status.

Simmons talks LeBron-less East (0:31)
Embiid, Under Armour agree to 5-year pact (1:12)
Embiid hangs on the rim after big jam (0:17)
Embiid's big dunk increases Philadelphia's lead (0:21)

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76ers PG Ben Simmons is not practicing in Shenzhen because of an illness.

3 African NBA players to look out for this season (1:41)
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Barkley gets media award, opines on Sixers

Charles Barkley received the Lew Klein Excellence in the Media Award from Temple, saying "be mad, be frustrated, but don't stop doing your job and telling the truth."

Redick hears boo birds in China (0:29)
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11dTim MacMahon

Redick gets 'polite booing' in China after apology

The Sixers' JJ Redick, who has repeatedly apologized for being "tongue tied" and using a racial slur, got "polite booing" during Friday's game in China.

Embiid kisses fan on forehead (0:19)

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Team Stats

Points Per Game109.87th
Rebounds Per Game47.41st
Assists Per Game27.12nd
Points Allowed105.311th

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