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76ers want protesting singer to perform anthem

The 76ers apologized for preventing Sevyn Streeter from singing the national anthem Wednesday. She said she was told by the team she could not perform because of her "We Matter" jersey.

Stephen A.: 76ers handled anthem poorly (3:10)
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76ers fan apologizes, says Westbrook incited him

The Philadelphia 76ers fan who was ejected for flashing double middle fingers at Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook has apologized for his actions.

How mad should we be at the 76ers fan? (1:17)
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Embiid makes splash in his debut

While Joel Embiid was not very efficient in his long-awaited NBA debut, he still was able to score 20 points in limited action. Embiid also splashed one of his 3-point tries, showing that the big guy can shoot.

Billups sees similarities in Embiid's game compared to Olajuwon (1:24)
Nichols: 76ers did not live up to the NBA's progressive stance (2:09)
Things get heated when Max defends Sixers for tanking (2:12)
Kellerman outraged at Sixers over national anthem statement (1:56)
Joel Embiid flashes star potential in his delayed NBA debut (1:15)
Westbrook doing it all without KD (0:53)
Westbrook's near triple-double fuels Thunder (1:02)
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Simmons sought advice from KD

The Australian phenom craved reassurance that the Oct. 4 surgery for a Jones fracture of his fifth metatarsal was something he could overcome.

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Embiid scores 20 in long-awaited Sixers debut

Joel Embiid finally made his long-awaited debut Wednesday night and finished with 20 points, seven rebounds and two blocks in a Sixers loss to the Thunder.

Henderson's turnover costs 76ers game in final seconds (0:20)
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Singer: 76ers pulled me from anthem over jersey

Sevyn Streeter, who was scheduled to sing the national anthem before Wednesday's Sixers season opener, said she was told by the team she could not perform because of her "We Matter" jersey.

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During a trip to the free throw line, Joel Embiid is serenaded by Sixers fans with "TRUST THE PROCESS" chants.

Adams goes back-to back with dunk and sky hook (0:21)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Joel Embiid just took a spill after being fouled while in transition toward the basket by Semaj Christon. Sixers fans held their collective breath until Embiid got up and was OK. He made both free throws and has nine points, seven rebounds and one block in 14 minutes so far. Embiid will play 20 minutes in his debut.


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LeBron James offered Ben Simmons encouragement after his foot surgery. Simmons says there hasn't been talk of shutting it down this season.


Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben Simmons says there's no timetable for a return from foot surgery but that "my time will come" when he makes his highly-anticipated debut.

Team Stats

Points Per Game97.025th
Rebounds Per Game43.018th
Assists Per Game21.0Tied-17th
Points Allowed103.013th

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