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Ben Simmons leaves Sixers-Magic game with back tightness in first quarter

Ben Simmons had four points on 2-for-3 shooting to go with four assists in 7 minutes, 41 seconds of action.

Locked on Sixers: Dissecting Sixers with Brian Ellis

The road trip against the Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks will be telling.

Locked on Sixers: Dissecting Sixers with Brian Ellis

The road trip against the Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks will be telling.

Sixers’ rookie Landry Shamet showing promise with shooting touch

Landry Shamet had 12 point on 4-for-7 shooting, all three-pointers against the Bulls after a shaky start to his career against the Celtics.

Sixers’ rookie Landry Shamet showing promise with shooting touch

Landry Shamet had 12 point on 4-for-7 shooting, all three-pointers against the Bulls after a shaky start to his career against the Celtics.

Sixers’ road trip will reveal whether they’re rusty or stagnant

Was the team's dud against the Celtics rust or lack of improvement? We'll find out soon enough.

Sixers’ road trip will reveal whether they’re rusty or stagnant

Was the team's dud against the Celtics rust or lack of improvement? We'll find out soon enough.
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The Bulls’ game plan vs. the Sixers was to ignore Markelle Fultz. Other teams might do that, too.

Markelle Fultz was part of the Bulls' scouting report on the Sixers, but not in the way you would hope.

Sixers-Bulls observations, best and worst awards: Ben Simmons, Markelle Fultz, optional defense

Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons are establishing themselves as of the NBA's dominant one-two punches.

Locked on Sixers: Win over Bulls nothing more than a confidence booster

Markelle Fultz made his first three-pointer of the season in the Sixers' home opener.

Home crowd helps Markelle Fultz go from timidity to triumph in Sixers win

Markelle Fultz passed up open shot after open shot. But he did not lose the crowd. And, in the fourth quarter, he heeded their call.

Sixers beat Bulls in home opener behind Ben Simmons’ triple-double, Joel Embiid’s 30 points

Markelle Fultz got hot in the fourth quarter, Ben Simmons had his first triple-double of the season, and Joel Embiid had 30 points in the team's home-opening win.

Sixers expect to address a new contract for McConnell after the season

The reserve point guard takes career averages of 6.4 points, 5.1 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 1.3 steals into Thursday's home opener vs. the Bulls.

NBC Sports Philly launching new show featuring Missanelli co-host Tyrone Johnson

After a year of high-profile exits, NBC Sports Philadelphia is hiring talent and launching a new show.

Locked on Sixers: Fultz's stated progression was misleading

Folks were led to believe that Markelle Fultz's shot improved this summer.

Charles Barkley defends Markelle Fultz, calls out ‘talking heads’

"I don't want to say he's got the 100 percent yips, but I have the yips on the golf course, and let me tell you something… it's a terrifying thing, plain and simple."

Sixers shift focus to bounce-back game against Bulls after lackluster effort in Boston

Sixers didn't look like they made any improvements since last season.

Markelle Fultz is looking for a place to hide, Sixers should hide him on the bench

The second-year guard looked timid and toothless in his season debut. He should have to earn his playing time, like everyone else.

If Markelle Fultz plays like he did last night, the Sixers' lineup combos don't work

Brett Brown's lineup experiment lasted just one half. Joel Embiid needs shooters around him, and Markelle Fultz and Ben Simmons playing together didn't help the 76ers' cause.

Sixers-Celtics observations, best and worst awards

The Celtics blocked Joel Embiid's shot four times. Point guard Terry Rozier had one of the four swats.
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