Hill: 'Why wait' to unveil star-studded Team USA

The 12 members of the Team USA men's basketball team were announced before the NBA playoffs because managing director Grant Hill and the rest of the leadership already had the group they wanted in place.


Knicks clinch 2-seed; Sixers host Heat in play-in

The Sixers will host the Nos. 7-8 play-in game versus the Heat for a chance to play against the No. 2 seed Knicks.


Sources: Embiid out for precautionary measures

Joel Embiid was ruled out for the Sixers' regular-season finale vs. the Nets, but he's expected to be available for Philadelphia's next game, sources told ESPN.


76ers beat Magic, move closer to escaping play-in

The 76ers avoided an injury scare to Joel Embiid and won their seventh straight game, holding off the Magic to keep their hopes of avoiding the play-in tournament alive.


Silver: Raptors' Porter could face permanent ban

Jontay Porter could face expulsion from the league if the betting-related accusations against him are found to be true, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Wednesday.


76ers fined for violating injury reporting rules

The NBA fined the Philadelphia 76ers $100,000 on Friday for violating the league's injury reporting rules regarding Joel Embiid's return to the court Tuesday night.


Dramatic win gives Sixers chance to avoid play-in

A comeback against Miami on Thursday night has Philadelphia in position to make an escape from the play-in games as the postseason looms.


N.Y.'s Hart: 'Surprised' if Anunoby, Randle return

Knicks forward Josh Hart indicated on Sunday that it is more likely than not both OG Anunoby and Julius Randle won't return this season.


76ers riled over final play; refs admit missed foul

A chaotic end to Wednesday night's game saw the Clippers celebrating a needed win and Philadelphia's Nick Nurse and Kelly Oubre Jr. confronting the officials over a missed foul that crew chief Kevin Scott said should have been called.


Nurse: Embiid likely returning in regular season

Joel Embiid, who hasn't played since Jan. 30 due to an injury to his left knee, is likely to return to action before the end of the regular season, coach Nick Nurse said.