#Philadelphia 76ers

This was the 13th consecutive NBA fixture in which Steph Curry scored at least 25 points, the longest such streak by a Warriors player since Rick Barry did so in 17-straight games in the 1974-75 season. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@warriors)

  • The Golden State Warriors ended a two-game losing streak with a 106-114 win over the New York Knicks
  • Steph Curry scored 37 points and recorded six rebounds and assists each
  • Nearly 2,000 fans returned to the Madison Square Garden for the first time in 352 days 

.Brooklyn, NY, USA
Kevin Durant missed three games last month due to COVID-19 contact tracing. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@BrooklynNets)

  • The Nets listed Durant as out due to NBA health and safety protocols
  • It raised questions about just how long the NBA's number two scorer will have to sit out
  • He missed three games last month due to COVID-19 contact tracing

.Boston, MA, USA
This is the second NBA game of the season to be postponed because of coronavirus safety protocols. (Representational Image: Unsplash)

  • COVID-19 related safety protocols left Miami Heat with too few players available
  • The Heat's injury report listed Avery Bradley as out due to health and safety protocols
  • The Heat are next scheduled to play Tuesday and Thursday in Philadelphia

.Philadelphia, PA, USA
The loss snapped a 20-game win streak for the Sixers at their home arena. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@nuggets)

  • Philadelphia 76ers lost 115-103 to the visiting Denver Nuggets on Saturday
  • The Sixers had only an eight-man roster because of COVID-19 safety protocols and injuries
  • Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons debuted on the injured list 90 minutes before tip-off

.Brooklyn, NY, USA
The Brooklyn Nets registered their second straight double-digit win with victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@NBA)

  • Philadehia 76ers, on a five-match winning streak, recorded a 122-109 loss against the Brooklyn Nets
  • The Los Angeles Lakers recorded their second loss of the season, beaten 119-109 by the San Antonio Spurs
  • LeBron James had 27 points, 12 assists and Anthony Davis finished with 23 points in the loss

.Miami, FL, USA
Joel Embiid (right) scored 38 points in the Philadelphia 76ers' win over the Washington Wizards. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@sixers)

  • The 11 games of the night were played out mere hours after the violence at the US Capitol Building
  • Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Washington Wizards 141-136
  • Miami Heat beat the Boston Celtics 107-105

Chinese streaming giant Tencent has stopped the broadcast of games of NBA's Philadelphia 76ers. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@sixers)

  • Philadelphia 76ers' new president Daryl Morey had voiced support for Hong Kong protesters last year
  • Last season, Tencent had refused to screen games of Houston Rockets, Morey's former employer
  • China is the biggest international market for the NBA

.Philadelphia, PA, USA
Daryl Morey is in trouble again for another social media posting. (Photo credit: Twitter/Daryl Morey)

  • The NBA said it has issued Morey a $50,000 fine for violating the league's anti-tampering rule
  • The penalty was imposed for a social media post Morey made on December 20 regarding James Harden
  • In October 2019, Morey sent tweets supportive of protests in Hong Kong, leading to a China backlash

.Portland, OR, USA
Portland's CJ McCollum scored a career-high nine three-pointers in the win against Houston Rockets. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@CJMcCollum)

  • CJ McCollum scored 44 points as the Portland Trail Blazers beat Houston Rockets 128-126
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers recorded a 128-119 win over Detroit Pistons
  • Philadelphia 76ers beat the New York Knicks 109-89

.Philadelphia, PA, USA
In 21 seasons as an NBA head coach, Doc Rivers is 943-681. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Doc Rivers went 356-208 in the past seven seasons with the Los Angeles Clippers
  • Rivers will join Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons to form a winning combination
  • Philadelphia 76ers have not gone beyond the second round of the NBA playoffs since 2001