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Brown wants to keep Varnado

Monday, March 10, 2014, 3:44 PM
NEW YORK – Brown Brown wants to keep Jarvis Varnado. We will find out Tuesday if the 76ers coach gets his wish. Monday is the final day of the 6-foot-10 power forward’s 10-day contract with the Sixers. The franchise can resign him to a second 10-day deal on Tuesday. “I’m... Read more

Sixers downplaying Noel's '4-4-14' tweet

Monday, March 10, 2014, 2:26 PM
NEW YORK -- The 76ers are downplaying Nerlens Noel’s tweet. Coach Brett Brown said Monday that he didn’t ask the rookie center the meaning behind posting “4-4-14” a day earlier on Twitter. However, according to sources, Noel would like to make his Sixers debut in his hometown... Read more

Reports: Sixers to work out D-Leaguers

Monday, March 10, 2014, 9:57 AM
It appears to be audition time for the 76ers. The team will reportedly bring in NBA Development League players James Nunnally, Kevin Murphy, Scott Suggs and Darius Johnson-Odom in for workouts on Tuesday. The team could sign one of the players to a 10-day contract. Monday is the final day of center... Read more

Sources: Noel would like to play at Boston on April 4

Sunday, March 9, 2014, 5:49 PM
Nerlens Noel would like to make his 76ers debut in his hometown of Boston on April 4, according to sources. They confirmed that’s why the rookie center tweeted “4-4-14” in reference to April 4, 2014 on Sunday afternoon. The Sixers (15-47) play at TD Bank that evening against the... Read more

'Best' & 'Worst' awards: Sixers vs. Jazz

Sunday, March 9, 2014, 9:45 AM
My look at some of the best and worst performances from the Utah Jazz’s 104-92 victory over the 76ers on Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center: Best performance: This has to go to Gordon Hayward on a night when Sixers reserve Tony Wroten scored a career-high 30 points. Hayward gets this... Read more

Sixers vs. Jazz at a glance

Saturday, March 8, 2014, 7:10 AM
Here is a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Saturday night’s matchup between the 76ers and the Utah Jazz at Wells Fargo Center. PROBABLE STARTERS SIXERS (15-46) 31 Hollis Thompson F 6-8 5.8 ppg. 3.4 rpg. 21 Thaddeus Young F 6-8 17.5 ppg... Read more

Sixers Insiders: NBA's laughingstock?

Thursday, March 6, 2014, 2:16 PM
On this episode of Sixers Insiders, Marc Narducci & Keith Pompey of The Philadelphia Inquirer discuss whether the 76ers being a laughingstock is getting inside the players' heads. Read more

'Best' & 'Worst' awards: Sixers vs. Thunder

Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 9:44 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY – My look at some of the best and worst performances from the Oklahoma Thunder’s 125-92 victory over the 76ers on Tuesday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena: Best performance: This is a tough one, because Russell Westbrook recorded a triple-double in just 20 minutes. But I... Read more

Durants scores 42 as Thunder rout Sixers, 125-92

Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 11:13 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY _ The spotlight was on Kevin Durant. It had to do with his friendly rivalry with LeBron James, and his Oklahoma City Thunder squad hosting the struggling 76ers. Folks wanted to know if the 6-foot-9 swingman would try to top the 61-point performance that James produced on Monday night... Read more

Will Durant top James' 61 points against Sixers?

Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 3:43 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY – All eyes will be on Kevin Durant. Folks are wondering if the Oklahoma City Thunder swingman will attempt to top LeBron James career-high scoring effort during Tuesday night’s game against the 76ers at Chesapeake Energy Arena. James scored 61 points on Monday to lead the... Read more
About this blog

Keith Pompey is in his first season covering the Sixers for The Inquirer after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons.

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.

Narducci also has a true passion for South Jersey scholastic sports, which he has covered for many years.

Keith Pompey Inquirer Staff Writer
Marc Narducci Inquirer Columnist
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