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Embiid, Towns banned 2 games each after throwdown

The 76ers’ Joel Embiid and the Timberwolves’ Karl-Anthony Towns each received a two-game suspension for their roles in an altercation in their game in Philadelphia on Wednesday night. The suspensions, announced Thursday by league vice president Kiki VanDeWeghe, also noted the players’ “continued escalation following the incident.” Embiid and Towns became tangled in the third quarter …

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Pacers expect Myles Turner to miss game vs. Cavs

Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner is expected to miss Friday’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers because of a sprained right ankle. Turner, 23, suffered the injury in the first quarter of Wednesday’s victory over the Nets in Brooklyn and did not return. The Pacers have not provided a specific timetable for Turner’s return, but his teammates told …

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Embiid and Towns both ejected for fighting

The 76ers’ Joel Embiid and Timberwolves’ Karl-Anthony Towns were ejected for fighting in the third quarter of Wednesday night’s game in Philadelphia. The two big men, who have a history of talking trash to each other, shoved each other at the Wolves’ end of the court while the Sixers pushed the ball upcourt, with Towns throwing …

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