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Bulls take tanking baton from 76ers

1:18 Bobby Portis tallies a career-high 38 points, but it’s not enough as the Bulls lose to the 76ers 116-115. CHICAGO — Fred Hoiberg couldn’t believe what he had just seen. With eight seconds left and his team clinging to a one-point lead in a game in which his Chicago Bulls once trailed by as […]

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Philadelphia 76ers guard JJ Redick tired of people obsessing over Markelle Fultz’s recovery from shoulder injury

Videos of Philadelphia 76ers rookie Markelle Fultz taking shots hit social media after many of the team’s practices. It has become something of a cottage industry for “experts” to spend time dissecting the form of the No. 1 overall pick in June’s NBA draft. Sixers rookie Markelle Fultz, who has been sidelined since October with […]

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Philadelphia 76ers GM Bryan Colangelo says no timeline for Markelle Fultz to return this season

Philadelphia 76ers general manager Bryan Colangelo wouldn’t commit to a timeline for rookie Markelle Fultz to return — or whether the No. 1 overall pick would play again this season. Speaking to reporters Friday, Colangelo said Fultz was currently limited to shooting in the free throw lane. “It’s within the paint, basically,” Colangelo said. “Paint […]