New 76ers president Daryl Morey: A Embiid-Simmons duo can work

This is a July 26, 2019, file photo showing Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey during an NBA basketball news conference in Houston. The Philadelphia 76ers officially named Daryl Morey president of basketball operations and extended the contract of general manager Elton Brand on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Morey stepped down as GM of the Houston Rockets earlier this month after blockbuster moves that failed to lead the franchise to the NBA Finals. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

PHILADELPHIA — The question has followed the 76ers for three years, and for each game Joel Embiid fails to keep his conditioning issues under control and Ben Simmons keeps his 3-point shot tucked into his designer shorts, the franchise is no closer to an answer: Can Philly win a championship with both All-Stars on the roster?