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  • Can Sixers beat Timberwolves, get first win of season?

    Can Sixers beat Timberwolves, get first win of season?
    Could this be the week the Philadelphia 76ers earn their first win? The Sixers, having lost a franchise-record 17 straight games to start the 2014-15 NBA season, visit the 4-12 Timberwolves on Wednesday. Minnesota, which is without injured starters...
  • Sixers snap 17-game losing streak with 85-77 defeat of Timberwolves

    Sixers snap 17-game losing streak with 85-77 defeat of Timberwolves
    MINNEAPOLIS -- The Philadelphia 76ers avoided a dubious place in the NBA record books on Wednesday, as they snapped a 17-game losing streak with their first victory of the season in an 85-77 defeat of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Philadelphia entered the...
  • Philadelphia 76ers finally win first game; social media goes nuts

    Well it was bound to happen -- the Philadelphia 76ers finally won a game this season. The 76ers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 85–77, in Minneapolis on Wednesday night to snap their 17-game losing streak to open the season and avoid tying┬áthe...
  • 76ers finally win, avoid matching NBA's worst start

    MINNEAPOLIS -- On the cusp of claiming a dubious place in the NBA record books, the Philadelphia 76ers found the breakthrough they sought for more than two months. The 76ers entered Wednesday with an 0-17 record, one loss away from tying the 2009-10 New...
  • 76ers' skid ends at 17

    76ers' skid ends at 17
    WATCH: What we learned from the 76ers first win of the season … Yes, the streak is over. The Philadelphia 76ers avoided a dubious place in the NBA record books on Wednesday, as they snapped a 17-game losing streak … Eagles LB Connor Barwin...
  • 76ers finally have reason to smile after getting first win

    They slowly formed a circle around each other, seemingly unsure of what to do, finally every one of the Philadelphia 76ers smiling and laughing. The 76ers had just avoided making the wrong kind of history, getting their first win of the season with an...
  • One-win Sixers looking for next victim

    Now that the Philadelphia 76ers have won a game, when can they do it again? The Sixers have two chances this weekend. They host Kevin Durant and the Thunder on Friday night before visiting the 3-16 Pistons, who have dropped 10 in a row, on Saturday...
  • Sixers turnaround halted by Thunder

    PHILADELPHIA -- The woebegone Philadelphia 76ers saw their winning streak halted at one on Friday night as Russell Westbrook scored 27 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 103-91 victory. Westbrook, playing his third game after missing the...
  • Sixers pull off second victory, beat Detroit 108-101

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Forward Robert Covington fired in a career-high 25 points off the bench and the Philadelphia Sixers limited the Detroit Pistons to one point in overtime to pull out a 108-101 victory in a matchup of teams with the NBA's worst...
  • Nets deal Kirilenko to 76ers

    The Philadelphia 76ers officially acquired forward Andrei Kirilenko from the Brooklyn Nets in a trade involving three players Thursday. Kirilenko, 33, is in the final year of a $3.3 million contract, and is expected to be waived by the 76ers. He will...
  • Nets pull away from 76ers

    NEW YORK — Center Mason Plumlee, getting a rare start due to an injury to Brook Lopez, scored a season-high 18 points, leading the Brooklyn Nets to an 88-70 victory over a gritty Philadelphia 76ers squad Friday night at the Barclays Center. The...