CLEVELAND (AP) — Jarrett Allen tied his career high with 26 points, grabbed 18 rebounds and blocked four shots as the Cleveland Cavaliers pulled away for a 112-96 win over Houston on Wednesday...
1934 — The Toronto Maple Leafs beat the NHL All-Stars 7-3. The game is played as a benefit for fomer Toronto player Ace Bailey. Bailey suffers a skull fracture earlier in the season...
CHICAGO (AP) — Hall of Famer Maurice Cheeks is returning to his hometown to serve as an assistant under new coach Billy Donovan, the Chicago Bulls announced Saturday.
1923 — Zev, winner of the 1923 Kentucky Derby, beats England’s Papyrus, winner of the 1923 Epsom Derby, in a $100,000 match race at Belmont Park. The race, the International Special,...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga basketball player Corey Kispert has entered his name in the NBA draft, but left open the possibility of returning for his senior season.
1939 — Joe Louis knocks out Jack Roper at 2:20 of the first round in Los Angeles to retain the world heavyweight title.
1976 — Mike Schmidt hits four consecutive home runs and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Caris LeVert and the Nets treated Dr. J to a show in his first game in Brooklyn.
Gregg Popovich sure didn't enjoy it after reclaiming his seat on the Spurs bench.
NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. J is finally going to make a house call to the Nets in Brooklyn.
Julius Erving, perhaps the greatest player in the nomadic franchise's history, will be at Barclays Center...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim has rarely taken transfers in his 44 years at Syracuse. Elijah Hughes is one of a handful, and he's become invaluable in his second...
BOSTON (AP) — The basketball Hall of Fame is auctioning off the actual plaques used to mark the enshrinement of some of the sport's biggest stars, including Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and...
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers have honored Charles Barkley with a statue along their Legends Walk outside their practice facility in Camden.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers will honor Charles Barkley with a statue along their Legends Walk outside their practice facility in Camden.
In this era of players wanting to join up with other players, or even just being friendlier with some opponents than guys on their own teams, it's nice to know there is still some good,...
They've been taking action for two weeks now in New Jersey, where basketball great Julius Erving helped kick things off with a $5 bet on the Philadelphia Eagles to repeat as Super Bowl champions.
Sports betting is here, and it's not going anywhere soon. States are embracing their newly won right to offer wagers, and fans are responding by lining up at the betting windows to throw a few bucks on their favorite teams.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jacob Evans drew the attention of the Golden State Warriors as much for his defense as his versatility.
"He's a serious player," Warriors GM Bob Myers said Thursday night after making the 6-foot-6 Cincinnati wing player their first-round pick with the 28th overall selection. "He's defensive-minded. He has a knack for it and a nose for rebounds."
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's governor bet that the New Jersey Devils will win the Stanley Cup, while basketball legend Julius Erving bet that Philadelphia's football team will repeat as champions, placing the wagers Thursday, the day betting on professional sports became legal in the state.
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the start of legal sports betting in New Jersey (all times local):
A Philadelphia basketball legend is betting on Philadelphia's football team to repeat as champs.
Julius Erving, better known to Philadelphia 76ers fans as "Dr. J," marked the start of legal sports betting in New Jersey by putting $5 on the Philadelphia Eagles to repeat as Super Bowl champions.
WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid are about to find out what the NBA playoffs are really about.
After dispatching the Miami Heat in five games in the first round in their first career postseason appearance, the Philadelphia 76ers' youngsters will open the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday night in Boston against the Celtics.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers have a long, proud history.
They've been around since the NBA's very first season, starting out as the Syracuse Nationals. Their resume includes three championships. The list of franchise greats runs from Dolph Schayes to Wilt Chamberlain, from Julius Erving to Allen Iverson.
They've never done anything like this.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are paying tribute to Hall of Famer Julius Erving with a sculpture depicting him soaring.
The Sixers unveiled the sculpture during a ceremony Tuesday at the team's practice facility in nearby Camden, New Jersey. It's the sixth sculpture installed on "76ers Legends Walk."
DALLAS (AP) — The NBA fined outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600,000 on Wednesday for comments about tanking during a podcast with Hall of Famer Julius Erving.
Commissioner Adam Silver said the fine was for "public statements detrimental to the NBA." The league said the podcast with Erving was posted Sunday, the day the All-Star game was played in Los Angeles.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hall of Famer Julius Erving has been released from a hospital after he became ill at a Philadelphia 76ers' game.
Erving's management team said Saturday that Erving had undergone a comprehensive medical evaluation and was expected to make a full recovery.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a matchup of teams with rising young stars, Joel Embiid stood out above the rest.
The 7-foot center scored a career-high 46 points — the most by a Philadelphia player in 11 years — and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead the 76ers past the Los Angeles Lakers 115-109 on Wednesday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawyer for Meek Mill is asking a Philadelphia judge to recuse herself before he appeals the rapper's sentence of two to four years in prison.
Common Pleas Judge Genece Brinkley sentenced Mill last week for violating probation in a nearly decade-old gun and drug case.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of people have gathered in Philadelphia to protest rapper Meek Mill's imprisonment on probation violations.
Celebrities and athletes spoke at the rally Monday evening near City Hall, including former 76er Julius Erving, Eagles player Malcolm Jenkins and rapper Rick Ross. Erving called Mill's sentence "excessive" and "cruel."
Mill was sentenced to two to four years in prison last week for violating probation in a nearly decade-old gun and drug case.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Allen Iverson plans to run on that familiar court one more time, cup his ear the way he used to in his prime and implore his adoring fans to make more noise.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Big3, the 3-on-3 league involving former NBA players such as Allen Iverson that will debut this summer, will hold its draft next week.
The league will hold a draft lottery on April 28, its combine the next night and the draft on April 30. The draft will be held at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers had a mural unveiled in their honor on a city building adorned with vibrant images of stars of their past. Allen Iverson. Julius Erving. Charles Barkley. Championship banners and a trophy were represented on the design from an 11-year-old boy.
DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki chuckled at the memory of he and Steve Nash trying to sneak in a few shots between YMCA games inside the closest thing the Dallas Mavericks had to a practice facility nearly 20 years ago.
He also recalled a trying rookie season with the Mavericks that was compressed by a lockout, playing on three consecutive nights as a teenager and sometimes sitting out the entire game even when healthy for one of the worst franchises in pro sports.