Sixers the real losers in James Harden-Ben Simmons trade bust

In February, the question was who won the James Harden-Ben Simmons trade. Now it’s a question of who lost it worse. And right now, Philadelphia has a Harden problem. The former MVP passive-aggressioned his way from the Nets to the Sixers back in February. But Harden’s season-ending performance on Thursday was so putrid that people … Read more

Raptors avoid elimination as Sixers star Joel Embiid may need MRI for thumb

TORONTO — It was a thumbs-down day for Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers, who couldn’t complete a first-round sweep of the Toronto Raptors. Pascal Siakam scored 15 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter, Gary Trent Jr. added 24 points and the Raptors beat Embiid and the Sixers 110-102 on Saturday. Game 5 … Read more

Tyrese Maxey talks Sixers chemistry after James Harden trade

After the blockbuster trade on Feb. 10 that sent ex-Net James Harden to the Sixers for Ben Simmons, Philadelphia head coach Doc Rivers gave a speech about staying focused on the present. Sixers sophomore point guard Tirese Maxey listened closely. Then he adopted a “be ready” mentality in the latter half of the season. “Coach … Read more