Age: 31 Height: 6-8 Weight: 225 lbs School: DePaul
This is the version of Wilson Chandler the Sixers need originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com When the Sixers acquired Wilson Chandler for "cash considerations" this offseason, it seemed like a great move. The Nuggets, flush with young talent on the perimeter, were looking to get free of Chandler's $12,800,562 cap hit. The Sixers, looking for a useful veteran, were happy to oblige.
This week couldn't have started much better for the Sixers. Landry Shamet scored a career-high 29 points and set a franchise rookie record for three-pointers made in a game, Shake Milton and Haywood Highsmith pulled double duty after suiting up for the Blue Coats earlier in the day, and the Sixers cruised to a fourth straight win, beating the Wizards at Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night. Then a few familiar, unpleasant realities resurfaced in losses Wednesday to Washington and Friday vs. Atlanta for the Sixers, who now sit at 27-16, fourth in the Eastern Conference.
Sixers 106, Mavericks 100: Sixers block out drama, return home from road trip with win originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com After a long West Coast swing that included drama, illness and a clunker in Portland, the Sixers were happy to be home. They were shorthanded and a little slow getting started, but fought off the Mavericks for a 106-100 win at Wells Fargo Center Saturday night. With Jimmy Butler and Wilson Chandler still out with an upper-respiratory infection, the Sixers still managed to keep Rookie of the Year favorite Luka Doncic in check on their way to a victory.
PHOENIX (AP) — Joel Embiid (joh-EHL' ehm-BEED') scored 30 of his 42 points by halftime and finished with 18 boards as the Philadelphia 76ers held off the Suns, 132-127 at Phoenix. Ben Simmons added 29 points and J.J. Redick 27 for the 76ers, who were without Jimmy Butler and Wilson Chandler due
The Philadelphia 76ers were ready to go home from their trip west a little too early, and it almost cost them. Joel Embiid, playing despite a sore left knee, matched his season high with 42 points, 30 in the first half, and grabbed 18 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers blew most of a 30-point lead before holding on to beat the Phoenix Suns 132-127 on Wednesday night. Ben Simmons added 29 points and J.J. Redick 27 for the 76ers, They were without Jimmy Butler and Wilson Chandler, both due to an upper respiratory infection.