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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 […]

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Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns reveling in Philadelphia Eagles victory in Super Bowl LII

MINNEAPOLIS — Timberwolves All-Star big man Karl-Anthony Towns is still beaming two days after watching his Philadelphia Eagles win the Super Bowl. “I’m living the hype,” Towns said after Tuesday’s practice, still proudly wearing his Eagles jersey. “I’m living the wave right now. It’s a good time to be an Eagles fan.” Towns, like many […]

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Joel Embiid says he would have enjoyed the Super Bowl celebration in Philadelphia like people on Broad Street

CAMDEN, N.J. — Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid did not rest this weekend, following the first back-to-back games of his NBA career. He went to the Super Bowl in Minneapolis, where the Philadelphia Eagles upset the defending champion New England Patriots 41-33 Sunday night. And although he enjoyed his time in Minnesota with teammate Justin […]