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Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) and Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside (21) battle for a loose ball in the first quarter in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)

NBA: Sixers up 3-1 over Heat

MIAMI — Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid certainly aren't acting like playoff first-timers, and JJ Redick provided the veteran leadership that Philadelphia so desperately needed.…

Philadelphia 76ers' JJ Redick, right, shoots the three-point basket as Dallas Mavericks' Dwight Powell, left, defends. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

NBA Roundup: 76ers beat Mavs for 14th straight win

PHILADELPHIA — J.J. Redick scored 18 points, and the surging Philadelphia 76ers matched a franchise record with their 14th consecutive victory, 109-97 over the Dallas…

Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers ( Fernando Medina / NBAE / Getty Images / AFP)

NBA: Embiid could miss only one playoff game

by Rafael Bandayrel A cloud of doubt has been lifted from the Philadelphia as 76ers star center Joel Embiid will only be missing one playoff…

Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers ( Fernando Medina / NBAE / Getty Images / AFP)

NBA: Embiid needs surgery for facial fracture

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid suffered a left eye orbital fracture when he collided with a teammate and will require surgery, the NBA team said…

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Karl-Anthony Towns (32) is congratulated by teammate Andrew Wiggins (22) during the fourth quarter of the team's NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks. The Timberwolves defeated the Hawks 126-114. Towns had a career-high 56 points. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

NBA: Towns tows T-Wolves past Hawks

MINNEAPOLIS — Karl-Anthony Towns scored a franchise-record 56 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for his league-leading 63rd double-double, leading the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 126-114…