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ClutchPoints Oct 20, 2018
Sixers PG Ben Simmons ruled out of Magic game with back tightness

Sixers PG Ben Simmons ruled out of Magic game with back tightness

Philadelphia 76ers point-forward Ben Simmons suffered a back injury Saturday night at home against the Orlando Magic and will not return to the game. The Sixers say that Simmons, the reigning Rookie of the Year, has back tightness. Ben Simmons has back tightness and will NOT return for the #sixers. — Derek Bodner (@DerekBodnerNBA) October […] The post Sixers PG Ben Simmons ruled out of Magic game with back tightness appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Liberty Ballers Oct 18, 2018
A Home Sweet Opener! 76ers Rout the Bulls, 127-108.

A Home Sweet Opener! 76ers Rout the Bulls, 127-108.

A Simmons Triple-Double, A Dominant Embiid, and a Fultz 3 pointer! Two nights ago the 76ers played Game 6 of the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals and lost once again to Boston. Or at least that’s what it felt like. “People don’t change”, said Gregory House, and it felt as such watching Markelle Fultz, Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid put together a 2017-2018 redux of strengths, weaknesses and lack of jumpers. But, Game 1 of 82 is in the rear view. Lest we forget that the 2013-2014 76ers started 3-0 before putting up a total 19 wins on the season. The Chicago Bulls were a good rebound...
ClutchPoints Oct 18, 2018
Donovan Mitchell wants to improve passing after hearing criticisms when compared to Ben Simmons’ playmaking

Donovan Mitchell wants to improve passing after hearing criticisms when compared to Ben Simmons’ playmaking

Utah Jazz second-year shooting guard Donovan Mitchell was the runner-up to Philadelphia 76ers point-forward Ben Simmons in the 2018 Rookie of the Year voting. Mitchell averaged 20.5 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 3.7 assists per game during his rookie season. Simmons, meanwhile, posted 15.8 points, 8.1 rebounds and 8.2 assists, and also registered 38 double-doubles and 12 triple-doubles. The narrative […] The post Donovan Mitchell wants to improve passing after hearing criticisms when compared to Ben Simmons’ playmaking appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Liberty Ballers Oct 20, 2018
Sixers vs. Magic: Game Thread

Sixers vs. Magic: Game Thread

Home court advantage? Sixers vs. Magic. On NBC Sports Philly and Fox Sports Florida. Game Info When: 7:30 p.m. EST Where: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia, Fox Sports Florida Twitter: @Liberty_Ballers Game Preview Starting Lineups (2018-19 stats) Philadelphia 76ers G: Ben Simmons (16.0 ppg, 14.0 rpg, 9.5 apg, 2.5 spg, 54.5 FG/0.0 3PT/62.0 FT) G: Markelle Fultz (8.5 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 3.5 apg, 31.8/33.3/50.0) F: Robert Covington (14.0 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 1.0 apg, 2.0 spg, 37.5/33.3/100.0) F: Dario Saric (9.5 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 2.0 apg, 35.0/20.0/100.0) C: Joel Embiid (26.5...
Liberty Ballers Oct 20, 2018
Sixers Bell Ringer: Game 3

Sixers Bell Ringer: Game 3

It came down to the final second, but the Sixers prevailed. For an explanation of what constitutes a Bell Ringer, please reference the initial post. Bell Ringer Season Standings: Ben Simmons - 1; Joel Embiid - 1 Ben Simmons leaving the game early with back tightness opened the door for some role players to step up in the Sixers’ 116-115 win over Orlando. JJ Redick: 31 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal Facing the team who drafted him, Redick had himself a night. He finished 8-13 from behind the arc, hitting hit 8th three-pointer of the game to put the Sixers back up 2 points with 17...

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