Gina Mizell, Philly Inquirer

Gina Mizell

Philly Inquirer

Portland, OR, United States

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Recent:
  • Philly Inquirer
Past:
  • The Athletic HQ
  • The Denver Post
  • The Oregonian

Recent articles by Gina:

Why the mantra ‘NGE’ will motivate Sixers’ Tyrese Maxey throughout offseason

Maxey was one of the NBA's breakout players this season. But the phrase "not good enough" will stick with him throughout his offseason workouts. → Read More

Sixers’ Danny Green leaves Game 6 with knee injury after Joel Embiid inadvertently falls on him

Green was ruled out of the game and there is concern that he suffered a significant injury. → Read More

With Sixers on brink of elimination, Danny Green calls Game 5 performance ‘inexcusable’

Down 3-2 in the best-of-seven series, the Sixers play Game 6 against the Heat Thursday night at the Wells Fargo Center. → Read More

Sixers rookies Jaden Springer and Charles Bassey are embracing their first playoff experience

Springer and Bassey spent the bulk of the season developing with the G League's Delaware Blue Coats, but have found value in being around the Sixers during the postseason. → Read More

Sixers-Heat: Joel Embiid makes the trip to Miami as Philly looks to take a series lead

What's going to be different this time in Miami? “Joel is going to be on the plane,” Sixers coach Doc Rivers joked. → Read More

Sixers make donation to Jefferson Health after assistant coach Dave Joerger’s cancer treatment

Joerger was diagnosed with head and neck cancer in October and went through seven weeks of radiation and chemotherapy at Jefferson Health. He returned to the Sixers' bench in early February. → Read More

James Harden’s fourth-quarter outburst leads Sixers to 116-108 victory to even series against Miami Heat

Harden scored 16 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter to clinch the much-needed victory and alter the direction of the Sixers' second-round series. → Read More

Danny Green aims to carry Game 3 shooting through rest of Sixers’ series vs. Heat

Green shot 7-of-9 from deep to match a career playoff high for three-point makes in Game 3. → Read More

Sixers fined $50,000 for violating NBA’s injury reporting rules in Joel Embiid’s return

The league said the Sixers “failed to disclose [Embiid’s] participation status in an accurate and timely manner” prior to the game. → Read More

Following Joel Embiid’s return, Sixers aim to even Eastern Conference semifinal against Miami Heat

Embiid’s vision throughout the game was “pretty good,” Rivers said, a welcome development as the big man played wearing a mask to protect his orbital fracture. → Read More

‘It’s whatever’: Joel Embiid brushes off wearing protective mask during Sixers’ Game 3 win over Miami Heat

Embiid totaled 18 points and 11 rebounds in his return from an orbital fracture and concussion that kept him out of Games 1 and 2 of the Sixers' best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal. → Read More

Heat pull away from Sixers, 119-103, to take 2-0 lead in Eastern Conference semifinals

Despite 34 points from Tyrese Maxey, the Sixers couldn't keep up with the Heat in their 119-103 loss. They struggled again from the three-point line. → Read More

DeAndre Jordan aims to bring energy from start in Sixers’ Game 2 vs. Miami

Doc Rivers was bullish after the 76ers’ Game 1 loss Jordan would remain the starting center with Joel Embiid out. → Read More

Georges Niang brushes off rough shooting performance in Sixers’ Game 1 loss to Miami

Niang went 0-of-7 from three-point range in the Sixers' Game 1 loss, after making 12 of his 18 attempts during their first-round series win over the Toronto Raptors. → Read More

Sixers vs. Heat live updates: Philly prepares for Game 1 without Joel Embiid

After surviving a scare against the Raptors, the Joel Embiid-less Sixers take on the Heat in Round 2. → Read More

Paul Reed embracing increased role during Sixers’ playoff run

Reed was the Sixers' backup center in their first-round series against the Toronto Raptors, and could be a contender to start against the Miami Heat with Joel Embiid out due to injury. → Read More

Sixers prepare to play without injured Joel Embiid in second-round series against Miami Heat

Embiid suffered an orbital fracture and mild concussion after taking a Pascal Siakam elbow to the face in Thursday's series-clinching win over the Toronto Raptors. → Read More

Raptors All-Star Fred VanVleet listed as doubtful for Game 6 vs. Sixers

VanVleet has averaged 13.8 points on 35.2% shooting, 6.3 assists and 3.0 rebounds in his four games played in the series. → Read More

Doc Rivers and the Sixers vow to match Raptors’ sense of urgency in crucial Game 6

The Sixers’ chance at a four-game sweep has now tightened to a 3-2 lead as the series shifts back to Toronto for Thursday’s Game 6 at Scotiabank Arena. → Read More

Avoiding another first-half deficit key for Sixers in Game 5 vs. Raptors

The Sixers fell behind by double digits in the first half of both games in Toronto because they allowed the Raptors to play to their strengths and struggled on offense. → Read More