Philly Sports Reports

Philly sports news, highlights, recaps, and more since 2017.




3 takeaways after Seth Curry’s monster quarter leads 76ers to win over Thunder

After some late-game problems in a loss Friday night to Brooklyn, the 76ers earned a 115-103 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Paycom Center Sunday night.  Seth Curry scored 28 points, 23 in the first quarter. Joel Embiid had 22 points, nine rebounds, six assists and three blocks. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander matched up with fellow Kentucky product Tyrese Maxey and posted […]

3 takeaways after Eagles pathetically lose to Raiders

The Eagles lose to the Las Vegas Raiders 33-22 in pathetic fashion. But, honestly, forget the final score. The Eagles must be the best garbage-time team in NFL history. They are so good at falling behind by three touchdowns and then once the game is out of hand doing some serious stat padding. So forget […]

3 storylines as Flyers look for 3rd straight win against Panthers

Closing out a four-game homestand, the Flyers (2-0-1) host the undefeated Florida Panthers at the Wells Fargo Center Saturday night. The two teams haven’t faced off with one another in a while due to COVID. The last time the Flyers played the Panthers was a home-and-home set in Philadelphia on February 10, 2020 (Flyers won, […]

Ben Simmons calls meeting with teammates, says he’s not mentally ready to play

Ben Simmons talked to his fellow 76ers teammates before the shootaround Friday morning. The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported Simmons has expressed he wants to play but isn’t mentally prepared.  ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported the next steps for Simmons will be “based upon the determination of medical professionals.”  Georges Niang preferred not to share details of the meeting with […]

Ben Simmons skips solo workout after team doctor visit, fakes back injury and mental illness, will miss home opener

Ben Simmons reportedly showed up to the 76ers’ practice facility Thursday and was expected to participate in an individual workout, but left the facility after receiving treatment for what he called back tightness despite being cleared by team doctors to participate in the workout. Thursday’s news on Simmons comes from dueling reports by ESPN insider […]

The Sixers DON’T need Ben Simmons

Wednesday night the 76ers finally played their season opener against the New Orleans Pelicans. The first half wasn’t all that impressive, but they really picked it up in the fourth quarter. Their big run was led by Furkan Korkmaz scoring 18 points in the quarter. This was a very balanced team win for the Sixers. […]

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