Bam Adebayo will start NBA All-Star Game, replacing Joel Embiid

Miami Heat’s Bam Adebayo dunks against the Philadelphia 76ersduring the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) INDIANAPOLIS — A new honor is awaiting Miami’s Bam Adebayo: He’ll be an All-Star starter for the first time. Adebayo was announced Saturday as the replacement for Philadelphia’s Joel…

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NBA: Jazz down 76ers minus Joel Embiid

Utah Jazz’s Lauri Markkanen, center, reacts to his dunk during the first half of the team’s NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024, in Philadelphia. The Jazz won 120-109. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola) PHILADELPHIA — The 76ers need a better plan to win games without Joel Embiid. The NBA MVP is hurting…

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NBA: Bulls take advantage of Joel Embiid’s absence to beat 76ers

Chicago Bulls’ DeMar DeRozan (11) battles Philadelphia 76ers’ Robert Covington (33) for a rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Dec. 30, 2023, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty) CHICAGO— DeMar DeRozan scored 24 points, Coby White added 20 and the Chicago Bulls took advantage of NBA MVP Joel Embiid’s absence to…

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NBA: Joel Embiid won’t play in 76ers-Heat Christmas game

Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid, right, tries to get past Toronto Raptors’ Jakob Poeltl during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 22, 2023, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) MIAMI — Reigning NBA MVP Joel Embiid will not play in Philadelphia’s Christmas night game against the Miami Heat, with the 76ers ruling him…

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NBA: Joel Embiid plays through ankle injury, 76ers defeat Raptors

Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid, left, tries to get by Toronto Raptors’ Dennis Schroder, center, and Jakob Poeltl during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 22, 2023, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid played through an ankle injury to push his 30-10 streak to 13 games, finishing with 31…

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NBA: Joel Embiid, 76ers hand Hornets worst loss with 53-point win

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid argues with an official during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 16, 2023. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond) CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — Joel Embiid scored 42 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers handed the injury-depleted Charlotte Hornets their…

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NBA: Joel Embiid, 76ers beat Pistons for 7th straight win

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) knocks the ball away from Detroit Pistons guard Jared Rhoden (8) during the second half of an NBA basketball in-season tournament game Friday, Nov. 10, 2023, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson) DETROIT — Joel Embiid had 33 points and 16 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers won their seventh straight…

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NBA: Joel Embiid fined for obscene gestures in 76ers’ win

Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid reacts after his basket and a foul called against Portland Trail Blazers’ Malcolm Brogdon during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Oct. 29, 2023, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola) NEW YORK– Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid has been fined $35,000 by the NBA for repeatedly making an obscene gesture during…

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Joel Embiid decides to play for USA—not France—in Paris Olympics

FILE–Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers. Adam Glanzman/Getty Images/AFP Joel Embiid will wear red, white and blue in Paris next summer — not rouge, blanc and bleu. The NBA’s reigning MVP and scoring champion has told USA Basketball that, after more than a year of deliberating, he has picked the Americans over France as…

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Joel Embiid wants NBA title ‘in Philly or anywhere else’ – rezal404

Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers reacts against the Boston Celtics during the first quarterer in game seven of the 2023 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Semifinals at TD Garden on May 14, 2023 in Boston, Massachusetts. Adam Glanzman/Getty Images/AFP Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid has given fans a jolt with an interview gaining steam…

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