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Archive: December, 2008

Brand out, again

Saturday, December 6, 2008, 7:04 PM
Because of the strained right hamstring he suffered on Wednesday night against the Los Angeles Lakers, power forward Elton Brand will be out again tonight against the New Jersey Nets. The Sixers are listing Brand as day-to-day (but then against aren't we all?) and head coach Maurice Cheeks said they... Read more

A big-time win ... and big-time questions

Saturday, December 6, 2008, 12:05 AM
There it is. The win. The win for which we were all waiting: The one that makes a statement. Sure, the Pistons aren’t the Lakers or the Celtics. Sure, they’re struggling with adding Allen Iverson into the mix. Sure, at one point the 76ers were down 15 points – late in the third... Read more

Speights to start

Friday, December 5, 2008, 7:45 PM
Breaking news here from "The Palace at Auburn Hills." Okay, not incredible breaking news, as we all new someone would have to start in place of injured power forward Elton Brand tonight against the Detroit Pistons (8:10 tip). But the news is that certain someone will be rookie Marreese... Read more


Thursday, December 4, 2008, 12:28 AM
Really, it was unavoidable. Not just the 114-102 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers -- although that looked like a loss back in September when the schedule was released -- but the hundreds (dare I say 'thousands'?) of Laker fans that filled the Wachovia Center with energy. The final tally on attendance... Read more

"It was Imperative"

Wednesday, December 3, 2008, 1:53 AM
That's what power forward Elton Brand said after tonight's 103-95 overtime win over the Chicago Bulls: He said, "We had to win this game. It was imperative." While the word "imperative" has a few meanings (I know, I looked it up), the meaning which Brand most likely meant was "necessary... Read more

The Chicago Bulls

Tuesday, December 2, 2008, 11:01 AM
It’s been a few days during which I did not blog, but rather pondered on the current state of the Philadelphia 76ers (okay, I also watched a good amount of football). Perhaps you did a little bit of both, too. Now we’re here in the Windy City, aka Chicago, for a rematch against the average... 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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