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ClutchPoints Mar 7, 2021
Hawks star Trae Young’s meme reaction to idea of replacing Joel Embiid or Ben Simmons in All-Star Game

Hawks star Trae Young’s meme reaction to idea of replacing Joel Embiid or Ben Simmons in All-Star Game

After it was revealed that both Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers will be forced to sit out the much-anticipated NBA All-Star Game due to health and safety protocols, the name of Atlanta Hawks superstar Trae Young was immediately thrown into the fire as a possible replacement for the Sixers duo. Young […] The post Hawks star Trae Young’s meme reaction to idea of replacing Joel Embiid or Ben Simmons in All-Star Game appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Liberty Ballers Mar 7, 2021
2021 NBA All-Star Festivities Open Thread

2021 NBA All-Star Festivities Open Thread

Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via A one-day extravaganza! With the league trying to walk the tightrope of maximizing profits while maintaining the health of its players during the still ongoing global pandemic, this year’s NBA All-Star weekend has been shrunk from the normal Friday-Sunday schedule to a single jam-packed All-Star Sunday. Unfortunately, tonight’s main event won’t include Joel Embiid or Ben Simmons, as the Sixers stars were ruled out earlier today following a positive COVID-19 test from a barber they both went to in Philadelphia. Yet, the show will go...
ClutchPoints Mar 7, 2021
Bucks big man Bobby Portis gives straightforward take after Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid ruled out of All-Star game

Bucks big man Bobby Portis gives straightforward take after Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid ruled out of All-Star game

With Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid and point guard Ben Simmons being ruled ineligible for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game due to COVID-19 contact tracing, the decision to push through with the game has been put into question. Among those who questioned why the game will still take place despite the risk of contracting COVID-19 is […] The post Bucks big man Bobby Portis gives straightforward take after Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid ruled out of All-Star game appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Lakers Nation Mar 7, 2021
76ers’ Joel Embiid & Ben Simmons Ruled Out Of NBA All-Star Game Due To Contract Tracing

76ers’ Joel Embiid & Ben Simmons Ruled Out Of NBA All-Star Game Due To Contract Tracing

The NBA announced that both Philadelphia 76ers stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons have been ruled out of the 2021 All-Star Game
Liberty Ballers Mar 7, 2021
Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid ruled out of NBA All-Star game due to contact tracing

Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid ruled out of NBA All-Star game due to contact tracing

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via The 2021 NBA All-Star weekend isn’t off to a good start the Philadelphia 76ers’ representatives. Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid could both miss playing in the All-Star game due to contact tracing after being exposed to someone who’s likely positive for COVID-19, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. The exposure occurred with Embiid and Simmons‘ personal barber who had a positive test result and is awaiting another test. Both traveled by themselves on private planes, and had no exposure to other players or people...
ClutchPoints Mar 7, 2021
Report: Sixers stars Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons could miss All-Star Game due to COVID-19 contact tracing

Report: Sixers stars Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons could miss All-Star Game due to COVID-19 contact tracing

Philadelphia 76ers stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons could be ruled ineligible to play in the 2021 NBA All-Star Game in Atlanta on Sunday night due to the league’s COVID-19 contact tracing protocols, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium. Embiid and Simmons’ personal barber returned a positive COVID-19 test and is awaiting […] The post Report: Sixers stars Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons could miss All-Star Game due to COVID-19 contact tracing appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Sixer Sense Mar 7, 2021

Philadelphia 76ers: Ranking Seth Curry as a shooting guard 2021

Since there was a lot of positive feedback in regards to ranking Ben Simmons as a point guard, it seems only appropriate that rank each of the Philadelphia 76ers‘ starters. As ranking them in order, Seth Curry is the next guy up. It’s crazy to consider that Curry was just a journeyman just a few […] Philadelphia 76ers: Ranking Seth Curry as a shooting guard 2021 - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Liberty Ballers Mar 5, 2021
Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons to square off again in NBA All-Star Game

Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons to square off again in NBA All-Star Game

Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports With Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons set to make their fourth and third NBA All-Star Game appearances, respectively, Philadelphia fans tuned in last night to see if the Sixers teammates would be Team LeBron or Team Durant teammates as well. Alas, no. Team LeBron and Team Durant are set. Who you got pic.twitter.com/mw3nykmji0— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) March 5, 2021 Embiid was Kevin Durant’s second pick after Brooklyn teammate, Kyrie Irving, while Ben is once again staying in the Klutch family, selected as the second reserve...
ClutchPoints Mar 4, 2021
Sixers star Ben Simmons reacts to being drafted by Team LeBron

Sixers star Ben Simmons reacts to being drafted by Team LeBron

Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons will be representing Team LeBron for Sunday’s All-Star Game. The Sixers star quickly took to Twitter to share his reaction after learning that he had been selected by LeBron James on his team. As proven by his tweet below, Simmons is pretty pumped for Sunday’s exhibition match: Team @KingJames
The Sixer Sense Mar 4, 2021

Sixers: Ben Simmons is best choice for Defensive Player of the Year

There’s plenty of things that have been said about the Philadelphia 76ers‘ All-Star Ben Simmons this season. He struggled offensively to begin the year and was included in James Harden trade rumors. However, as the All-Star break begins, there’s one other thing that should be associated with Simmons and that is becoming the front runner of […] Sixers: Ben Simmons is best choice for Defensive Player of the Year - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Mar 3, 2021
Sixers’ Ben Simmons is neck in neck with Rudy Gobert for Defensive Player of the Year, per Doc Rivers

Sixers’ Ben Simmons is neck in neck with Rudy Gobert for Defensive Player of the Year, per Doc Rivers

According to Philadelphia 76ers head coach Doc Rivers, the 2020-21 Defensive Player of the Year race has already been whittled down to two candidates: his guy, Sixers All-Star Ben Simmons, and Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert. The Jazz All-Star is a two-time DPOY recipient, having won the award in back-to-back seasons in 2017-18 and 2018-19. […] The post Sixers’ Ben Simmons is neck in neck with Rudy Gobert for Defensive Player of the Year, per Doc Rivers appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Liberty Ballers Mar 3, 2021
Sixers finish first half of season with test against Utah Jazz

Sixers finish first half of season with test against Utah Jazz

Jeffrey Swinger-USA TODAY Sports After the Philadelphia 76ers turned in a rough performance in a 112-109 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday, they bounced back with one of their most well-rounded games of the season on Monday. The Sixers defeated the Indiana Pacers, 130-114, leading by as much as 31 points. Philly took control throughout the game thanks to continued two-way excellence from Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid, stellar defense before their starters rested, more confident three-point shooting, and a big contribution from the bench (Shake Milton led the way...
Liberty Ballers Mar 2, 2021
Out of Site: Episode 30 with Tom West | Out Now

Out of Site: Episode 30 with Tom West | Out Now

Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/ Since the win over the Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers all star guard Ben Simmons has been on.. a.. TEAR! Defensively, Simmons continues to be at the very least a first team All-NBA defender and should be in the conversation for defensive player of the year. Offensively, Simmons has been unlocked in ways we haven’t seen too often in the career of one Benjamin David Simmons. Tom West joins Adio on the Out of Site podcast to discuss this stretch of games in which Simmons is playing the best basketball of his career and giving us a glimpse of...
ClutchPoints Mar 1, 2021
VIDEO: Sixers star Ben Simmons knocks Doug McDermott’s tooth out amid scuffle for the ball

VIDEO: Sixers star Ben Simmons knocks Doug McDermott’s tooth out amid scuffle for the ball

Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons found himself in the middle of a scrum in Monday’s game against the Indiana Pacers, during which he inadvertently caused some violence with Doug McDermott. Ben Simmons inadvertently knocks McDermotts tooth out
The Sixer Sense Mar 1, 2021

Philadelphia 76ers: Ben Simmons’ best defensive games

What do R.J. Barrett, Pascal Siakam, Markelle Fultz, Russell Westbrook, the entire Pacers’ team, De’Aaron Fox, Damian Lillard, and Luka Doncic all have in common? You guessed it, they all have been shut down by the NBA’s most versatile defender, Ben Simmons. Speed demons like Fox, elite shooters like Lillard, crafty creators like Doncic, and […] Philadelphia 76ers: Ben Simmons’ best defensive games - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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