Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers and All-Star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension.
Simmons was the No. 1 overall draft pick in 2016. He...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons posted Instagram photos of his shirtless shooting drills and wrote the caption, "Let's have a great week."
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brett Brown survived a 10-win season to steer the Philadelphia 76ers toward the top of the Eastern Conference. He'll get another chance to try and finish the championship...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid watched Philadelphia's regular-season finale with the team's other four resting starters, and the center's status for the playoff opener is in question.
Embiid may miss 76ers’ playoff opener with knee issue
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid's achy left knee may prevent the All-Star from playing in the Philadelphia 76ers' playoff opener.
General manager Elton Brand said Wednesday that Embiid was...
NBA opening investigation of Simmons-Johnson meeting request
The NBA will investigate whether league rules were broken when Philadelphia's Ben Simmons inquired about meeting with Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson for playing tips.
76ers’ Brand unsure if Fultz will return this season
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are unsure if Markelle Fultz will play again this season.
The 20-year-old Fultz was diagnosed this month with thoracic outlet syndrome and is doing physical therapy in Los Angeles. General manager Elton Brand said Saturday prior to a game against Toronto he has no timetable for Fultz's return to basketball activities.
Brand said it was "to be determined" if Fultz will play again this season.
From G League to GM, 76ers turn franchise over to Brand
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Only two years out of the NBA, Elton Brand is set to return to the league as a 39-year-old general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers.
For a franchise that underwent the painful "Process" for a few seasons and had its last GM caught up in a Twitter scandal, a youth movement in the front office could be what the Sixers need to take the next step into Eastern Conference contention.
AP source: 76ers name Elton Brand general manager
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Elton Brand is in charge of the Philadelphia 76ers.
A person familiar with the situation says the Sixers have made Brand their new general manager, replacing Bryan Colangelo. Colangelo resigned in June as the 76ers' president of basketball operations after what an investigation concluded was "careless and in some instances reckless" sharing of sensitive team information on Twitter.
76ers sign re-sign free agent Elton Brand
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The 76ers have re-signed free agent forward Elton Brand.
The team announced the signing on Wednesday, bringing back a veteran who played 17 games and averaged 4.1 points with Philadelphia last season. Brand hasn't averaged more than 20 minutes per game since 2012-2013.
The two-time NBA All-Star has played 17 seasons. He played four seasons with the Sixers from 2008 to 2012.