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Ben Simmons stands firm on claim of racial profiling at Crown Casino

‘I’m never going to back down,’ says NBA star Player still wants to play for Australia at OlympicsBen Simmons has doubled down on his claims of racism during his return to Australia in an interview on the eve of his NBA season opener for Philadelphia. …

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NBA star Ben Simmons implies he was racially profiled at Melbourne casino

Guard believes he and friends were ‘singled out’ by securityStar was born in Melbourne to African American fatherAustralian NBA star Ben Simmons has implied that he had been racially profiled by security staff at a Melbourne casino by saying he and his…

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Clippers’ coup to Lakers’ lament: NBA free-agency winners and losers

The Los Angeles Clippers and the Brooklyn Nets just got a whole lot better during free agency, but things weren’t as great for their cross-city rivalsWhile other leagues like to take their time when it comes to free agency, the NBA gets things done in …

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NBA playoffs: Kawhi Leonard’s buzzer beater wins Game 7 for Raptors over 76ers

Toronto will face Milwaukee Bucks in Eastern Conference finalsPhiladelphia 76ers 90-92 Toronto RaptorsKawhi Leonard hit a shot from the corner over Joel Embiid at the buzzer that bounced off the rim four times before falling in to give the Toronto Rapt…

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Slumping Ben Simmons comes to life as Sixers force Game 7 against Raptors

Butler scores 25 in leading 76ers past Raptors to force Game 7Lillard pours in 32 to help Trail Blazers stave off eliminationJimmy Butler lived up to his Jimmy Buckets nickname.With “Jimmy! Butler!” chants ringing from the rafters, he helped Philadelph…

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NBA playoffs: Jokic leads Nuggets over Blazers as 76ers strike back against Raptors

Denver take series opener against Portland 121-113Philadelphia level series with Toronto at 1-1Nikola Jokic scored 37 points and the Denver Nuggets withstood Damian Lillard’s 39-point game in a 121-113 win over the Trail Blazers in the opener of their …

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NBA playoff power rankings: Warriors still top as Celtics rise in the East

The first round of the NBA playoffs are over and the second round is already underway. The Rockets are dangerous despite a Game 1 loss while the 76ers have problemsIt wasn’t the most exciting first round of the NBA playoffs. In fact, there were exactly…

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NBA playoffs: Nuggets advance past Spurs as Raptors down 76ers

Denver close out seven-game series against San AntonioToronto win opening game of semi-final series with PhiladelphiaNikola Jokic had a triple-double, Jamal Murray hit a clutch floater with 36.8 seconds remaining and the Denver Nuggets held off the San…

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Lillard’s 37-foot buzzer-beater seals Blazers’ NBA playoff series over Thunder

Portland send Oklahoma City out of postseason in five games76ers and Raptors also seal playoff series on Tuesday nightDamian Lillard hit a 37-footer at the buzzer and finished with career playoff-high 50 points to help the Portland Trail Blazers elimin…

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The NBA playoffs: all 16 contenders reviewed and ranked

As the postseason tips off over the weekend, will the Warriors take a third straight title or can Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Bucks step up?It feels incredibly strange to look at the NBA playoffs and realize that, for the first time what seems like a lifet…

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Ben Simmons salutes ‘Egg Boy’ who confronted senator over Christchurch attack

76ers star wears sneakers with ‘Egg Boy’ on themTeen egged Fraser Anning, who blamed attacks on immigrationNBA All-Star Ben Simmons paid tribute to the teenager who egged a politician who blamed the Christchurch terror attacks on Muslim immigration.Aus…

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NBA trade deadline: Former No1 pick Fultz to Magic as Gasol heads to Raptors

Eastern Conference leading Bucks acquire Nikola MiroticMarkelle Fultz has struggled so far during NBA careerFormer No1 overall pick Markelle Fultz has a new home, going from the Philadelphia 76ers to the Orlando Magic according to multiple sources as t…

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Hornets’ Walker hits 60 in defeat while Warriors suffer fourth loss in six games

Jimmy Butler secures win for 76ers as time expiresLuka Doncic gives Dallas glimpse of future against WarriorsJimmy Butler, in his third game with the 76ers, drained a three-pointer as time expired in overtime and Philadelphia overcame an NBA season-hig…

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LeBron’s Lakers to competitive balance: NBA free agency winners and losers

A look back at the wildest few days of free agency in recent history: the winners (the Warriors, again), the losers (the Cavaliers, again) and all things King JamesAfter the Golden State Warriors swept to this year’s title, the joke was that the real N…

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LeBron James representatives talk to 76ers as Cavs and Lakers wait in wings

NBA’s best player expected to make decision on future this weekLakers bid to sign James hit by Paul George staying with ThunderAll the latest free agency moves in one handy placeThe Philadelphia 76ers have a chance to pitch their process to LeBron Jame…

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Philadelphia guard Ben Simmons named NBA rookie of the year

Australian beats Donovan Mitchell and Jayson Tatum Averaged 15 points, eight rebounds and eight assistsAustralia’s Ben Simmons has joined basketball royalty by winning the NBA rookie of the year award. He joins a who’s who of the greats of the game wit…

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NBA end of season awards: LeBron’s brilliance to the mystery of Markelle Fultz

JR Smith runs out of time while Bryan Colangelo (allegedly) spends too much time online in our highlights and lowlights of the 2017-2018 seasonIt may be hard to appreciate now after its rather abrupt ending, but it was a fun NBA season. While the “real…

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Which team will LeBron James head to after defeat in the NBA finals?

Following the Cleveland Cavaliers’ loss to the Golden State Warriors, the best player in basketball is facing free agency. Where will he end up next?In some respects you should feel sorry for the Golden State Warriors. They’ve just won a second straigh…

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76ers GM quits after claims he used fake Twitter accounts to attack own players

Bryan Colangelo resigned as the Philadelphia 76ers’ president of basketball operations, the team confirmed on ThursdayBryan Colangelo has resigned as the Philadelphia 76ers’ president of basketball operations, the team confirmed on Thursday. Colangelo’…

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76ers executive allegedly attacked own players using fake Twitter accounts

Bryan Colangelo also defended his dress sense on accountsPresident of basketball operations admits on account is hisThe Philadelphia 76ers president of basketball operations, Bryan Colangelo, has become involved in a bizarre story involving fake Twitte…