5:09 AM EST, Sun December 04, 2016

Hayes: Little things mean a lot for the struggling Sixers

FOR A FOUR-WIN team one day removed from another administrational humiliation, the 76ers sure were a happy, hopeful bunch. Franchise center Joel Embiid was ready to play almost a whole game. Former franchise center Nerlens Noel practiced with the team, sort of, the first step in his latest injury comeback. Stopgap franchise center Jahlil Okafor might get to play with Embiid, if, for a change, Okafor tries real hard.


Cooney: Brown's biggest challege is Embiid-Okafor pairing

THREE QUESTIONS are commonly asked about the 76ers, almost on a daily basis. One concerns the recovery of top overall pick Ben Simmons. The 6-10 do-everything forward/guard had surgery Oct. 4 to put a screw in his right foot after suffering a Jones fracture to the fifth metatarsal on the last day of training camp at Stockton Unive

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Iman Shumpert (hamstring) out today against 76ers

PHILADELPHIA -- Iman Shumpert will not play for the Cavs today against the Philadelphia 76ers because of a "tweaked" hamstring apparently suffered in the first half of Friday's 128-90 win over Dallas. Shumpert was not listed on the team's injury...

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Cavs guard Iman Shumpert out Sunday against Sixers with hamstring injury

PHILADELPHIA: Iman Shumpert will not play Sunday against the Philadelphia 76ers because of a hamstring injury. Shumpert, who has dealt with hamstring problems in the past, tweaked it in the first half of Friday’s win against the Dallas Mavericks. “We just want to make sure he’s fine,” coach Tyronn Lue said. Shumpert’s absence means the point guard carousel will spin a little more. Lue has used a combination of Shumpert, Jordan McRae, Kay Felder and DeAndre Liggins as the backup to Kyrie Irving. “We’re just searching for a steady backup point guard,” Lue said....


Nerlens Noel says he'll return soon; Brett Brown is cautious

Nerlens Noel is in the early stages of getting back into his groove after minor knee surgery. However, the 76ers center doesn't anticipate being sidelined for too long.

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Miami Heat’s Justise Winslow to miss fourth consecutive game with wrist injury

PHILADELPHIA — Justise Winslow continues to make progress in his recovery, but he’s not ready to make a return yet. Winslow will not play in Monday’s game against the 76ers due to a sprained left wrist. ...


Covington preaches patience with Sixers

Robert Covington says the 76ers are still trying to figure things out. Including Joel Embiid, who has been sidelined the last two seasons, the Sixers have nine new players. That's why Covington pointed out that they haven't played a lot of basketball together. It sure doesn't help when Nerlens Noel (left knee) and two of those newcomers - Ben Simmons (right foot) and Jerry Bayless (left wrist) - remain sidelined with injuries.