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Archive: October, 2009

Phantom Call?

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 10:06 PM
The 76ers lost tonight, 90-89, when replacement referees called a three-shot foul with 0.3 seconds left on Willie Green. Green had just made 1 of 2 free throws to give the Sixers a 89-88 lead with 1.0 seconds left. The Wizards called a timeout then inbounded the ball on the sideline. Wizards guard... Read more

No Arenas, No Miller

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 5:31 PM
Two of the Washington Wizards best players, Gilbert Arenas and Mike Miller, are out of tonight's pre-season game with "flu-like symptoms." The probable Wizards starters: DeShawn Stevenson, Randy Foye, Caron Butler, Andray Blatche, and Brendan Haywood. Sixers will start the same five they've... Read more

Holiday's DNP

Wednesday, October 14, 2009, 3:49 PM
76ers rookie Jrue Holiday received a DNP-Coach's Decision last night against the New York Knicks. He was the only player suited up that didn't get in the game. After today's practice, Sixers coach Eddie Jordan talked about not playing Holiday. He said he felt bad he didn't get him in the game. His... Read more

Chat, videos, Knicks

Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 12:16 PM
Just left 76ers shootaround at Madison Square Garden. If you want to check out the videos from that shootaround, they should be in the video player on the right. There's one in the hallways of MSG and one of the Sixers taking half court shots after shootaround. If you want to follow Deep Sixer on Twitter... Read more

From MSG

Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 10:44 PM
Starting this blog post in the third quarter of the 76ers vs. Knicks game at Madison Square Garden. It was not a pretty second quarter. In the quarter, the Sixers scored 13 points and had 14 turnovers. If this had been a regular-season game, those 14 turnovers would have been a franchise record for... Read more

Live chat with Kate Fagan

Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 12:39 AM
Kate Fagan takes your questions about the 76ers in a live chat at 3:00 p.m. Read more

76ers waive Singletary, Swift

Monday, October 12, 2009, 11:44 AM
The 76ers announced this morning that they have waived point guard Sean Singletary and power forward Stromile Swift. The Sixers roster now stands at 15, including former Temple star Dionte Christmas. --Kate Read more


Monday, October 12, 2009, 3:16 PM
The 76ers practiced today at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. They play their fourth pre-season game tomorrow night against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Earlier today, the Sixers announced they waived point guard Sean Singletary and power forward Stromile Swift. Swift... Read more

Sixers v. Nets

Friday, October 9, 2009, 6:53 PM
Just got back from the locker room here at the Wachovia Center. Here's the news: Royal Ivey, Rodney Carney, and Stromile Swift all out for tonight's game with strained left hamstrings. That means we'll probably see more of rookie Jrue Holiday tonight. Sixers v. New Jersey Nets in tonight's pre-season... Read more

Ivey out of practice

Thursday, October 8, 2009, 3:48 PM
76ers practiced today from about 10-1 at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. They got back from their two-game Canadian swing early this morning and they play the New Jersey Nets tomorrow night at the Wachovia Center. We watched about the last 30 minutes of practice, all scrimmaging... 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.

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