Saturday, November 28, 2015

Okafor calls Gortat's wrath "sign of respect"

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 2:42 PM
Jahlil Okafor is far from bothered by being on the hit list of Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat. “Honestly, I thought it was funny, also like a sign of respect,” said the 76ers rookie center, who dominated Gortat iin Tuesday's 129-95 preseason loss to Wizards at the Verizon Center... Read more

Sixers perimeter and transition defense lacking

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 2:31 AM
WASHINGTON – The Washington Wizards talked about their pace and it led to a 129-95 victory over the 76ers in Tuesday’s preseason opener at the Verizon Center. But last I checked, the Sixers also like to play at an extremely fast pace. So having superior players and benefiting from their... Read more

Former Sixers PG with Wizards, presence missed

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 10:59 PM
WASHINGTON -- Former 76ers point guard Ish Smith is attempting to latch on with the Washington Wizards. The sixth-year veteran has been sidelined since Wednesday with a sprained ankle. Smith turned down free-agent offers from the Sixers, Sacramento Kings and Phoenix Suns this summer. He’s considered... Read more

Stauskas out 2 weeks with injured tibia

Monday, October 5, 2015, 2:19 PM
Nik Stauskas said definitely will be back for the start of the regular season - if not sooner. But the announcement Monday that the 76ers shooting guard will be sidelined two weeks with a right tibia stress reaction is a huge setback for his bonding on the court with teammates. The move has been called... Read more

Sixers Insiders: Noel impressing at camp

Monday, October 5, 2015, 11:51 AM
On today's Sixers Insiders, The Inquirer's Marc Narducci and Keith Pompey discuss the first week of Sixers training camp and how Nerlens Noel and Jahlil Okafor have looked so far. Read more

Harris: drafting Embiid was "smart risk"

Friday, October 2, 2015, 10:36 AM
GALLOWAY, N.J. – The 76ers probably made a few decisions they want to reconsider. We all have. But managing owner Josh Harris does not regret using the third overall pick in the 2014 draft to select Joel Embiid. “An elite big man is very hard to come by in this league,” Harris said... Read more

Sixers chat with Keith Pompey

Friday, October 2, 2015, 12:00 AM
Join the Inquirer's Keith Pompey for a chat about everything Sixers starting at 1 p.m. Read more

Sixers owner happy with process, wants to avoid shortcuts

Thursday, October 1, 2015, 3:15 PM
GALLOWAY, N.J. - It might as well have been Oct. 3, 2014, or April 15, 2015 - the last two times that 76ers managing owner Josh Harris gave his state-of-the-team addresses. Once again, the billionaire businessman said he has no desire to sell the franchise and supported third-year coach Brett Brown... Read more

Undrafted Wood making early impression

Thursday, October 1, 2015, 12:50 AM
GALLOWAY, N.J – Christian Wood made an impression on me at the 76ers’ first two training camp practices. The undrafted rookie power forward made things look easy in Tuesday and Wednesday’s morning end-of-practice drilled the media witnessed. He has “tremendous upside for a... Read more

Brown's extension talks are 'for a later date'

Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 11:13 PM
GALLOWAY, N.J. – 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie spoke highly of coach Brett Brown after Wednesday morning’s training camp practice at Stockton University. He just wasn’t about to answer questions about a possible contract extension for Brown. Brown accepted the position in August... Read more
About this blog

Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004 and took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering Temple basketball and football for the previous three years.

Marc Narducci has served in a variety of roles with the Inquirer since beginning in 1983. He has covered the 76ers as a backup and a beat writer. In addition, Narducci has covered everything from the Super Bowl to the World Series and a lot in between.

Keith Pompey Inquirer Staff Writer
Marc Narducci Inquirer Staff Writer
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