Embiid and Philadelphia host Tatum and the Celtics

Boston Celtics (21-21, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (23-17, fifth in the Eastern Conference) Philadelphia; Friday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Joel Embiid and Jayson Tatum meet when Philadelphia faces Boston. Embiid is fifth in the NBA averaging 27.1 points per game and Tatum ranks eighth in the league averaging 25.7 points … Read more

Instant observations: Sixers’ win streak snapped by Hornets

The Sixers got outrun and outgunned by a younger, hungrier Hornets team on Wednesday night, with Philadelphia’s seven-game winning streak coming to an end in a 109-98 defeat. Here’s what I saw. The Good • This was not one of Embiid’s best games during this dominant stretch (not even close, honestly) partially because of what … Read more

Shawn Bradley had suicidal thoughts after being paralyzed in bike crash

Shawn Bradley admitted he has had suicidal thoughts in the wake of a bike accident that paralyzed him from the chest down. Bradley, a former center for the Sixers, Mavericks and Nets, spoke to Sports Illustrated about how he and his family are coping with his paralysis. While he earned nearly $70 million in his … Read more

LaMelo Ball drops big hint in rumored relationship with Ana Montana

LaMelo Ball’s relationship with Ana Montana appears to be picking up steam. On Monday, the Hornets point guard showed off his rumored new girlfriend, whose real name is Analicia Chaves. Ball included a photo that showed the 33-year-old fashion influencer from behind, modeling a hoodie from his LaFrance clothing line. LaFrance is Ball’s middle name. Chaves also … Read more