David Murphy: Sixers need Joel Embiid to contend, but not to beat Heat

There is no question that the Sixers need Joel Embiid. If he is on the court Thursday night when the lights go up on Game 3, the Sixers will be infinitely better equipped to extend this postseason trip by at least another round. There is no question about that. And there never was, despite the occasional eyebrow you may have seen raised in response to the Sixers' 9-0 stretch without him before Monday's loss to the Heat.


Joel Embiid 'doubtful' for Sixers-Heat Game 3

Within an hour of arriving in Miami on Wednesday, the 76ers were on a practice court and Joel Embiid was with them for a second consecutive day. But, his return to playing is still unknown as he was officially listed as doubtful for Game 3.

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Fire damages lodge at Sun Valley Resort

The Warm Springs Lodge at the Sun Valley Resort in Ketchum suffered extensive damage from a fire late Wednesday, April 18. Watch the full video at
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