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Archive: November, 2009

Jordan meets with Iverson

Monday, November 30, 2009, 3:48 PM
Video addition: Just spoke with Eddie Jordan here in Dallas. Jordan said the meeting with Iverson was "intriguing," said he liked what he heard, and that Iverson would bring an aggressive scoring mentality. You can check out the first 90 seconds of Jordan's press conference in the Deep Sixer... Read more

Jordan says no meeting with Iverson planned

Sunday, November 29, 2009, 6:31 PM
Here's the latest news concerning the 76ers and former star point guard Allen Iverson, or rather, the latest suspension in news. We're here in San Antonio -- the Sixers play the Spurs in about 35 minutes -- and just left the Sixers locker room. The discussion, obviously, centered around yesterday's... Read more

76ers considering Iverson

Saturday, November 28, 2009, 10:10 AM
The 76ers are considering bringing back Allen Iverson, this according to a source with knowledge of the situation. It's not a done deal, but the team has changed its stance from 0 percent possibility as of last year to considering bringing back the team's all-star point guard from the 90's and early... Read more

Sweet Lou out 8 weeks

Thursday, November 26, 2009, 1:41 PM
76ers point guard Lou Williams saw the doctors today in Philadelphia and then immediately underwent jaw surgery, where he had his upper and lower jaw wired together. Williams will be out 8 weeks. In the coming days, he will consult with a nutrionist about a liquid diet to help him maintain his weight... Read more

AI's retirement statement

Wednesday, November 25, 2009, 6:52 PM
The following statement is directly from the official site of Stephen A. Smith. It is Allen Iverson's retirement statement: "NOV. 25, 2009 TO ALL OF MY FANS: I would like to announce my plans to retire from the National Basketball Association. I always thought that when I left the game, it... Read more

Video: Williams on broken jaw

Wednesday, November 25, 2009, 6:49 PM
Tonight against the Boston Celtics, the 76ers will start a lineup of rookie Jrue Holiday, Andre Iguodala, Thaddeus Young, Jason Smith, and Samuel Dalembert. Holiday is starting for point guard Lou Williams, out indefinitely with a broken jaw. Smith is starting for power forward Elton Brand, who is... Read more

Lou out with broken jaw

Wednesday, November 25, 2009, 3:09 PM
*A quick addition here from the Garden: just read this Tweet from Marc Spears' of Yahoo! Sports: "AI's personal mgr Gary Moore tells Y! Sports AI is retiring." -- so take that for what it's worth. And here's the news on Lou: 76ers point guard Lou Williams will miss tonight's game against... Read more

Lou talks about last shot

Tuesday, November 24, 2009, 11:11 PM
At the buzzer tonight, 76ers point guard Lou Williams missed a step-back jumper that would have given the 76ers the win. Instead, it rimmed out and the Sixers (5-9) lost to the Washington Wizards (4-9), 108-107. The Sixers had the final possession, but it kept getting chopped down, first by a foul... Read more

Butler out for Wizards

Tuesday, November 24, 2009, 6:41 PM
*Official starting lineups just released and the Wizards will start Gilbert Arenas, Nick Young, Antawn Jamison, Fabricio Oberto, and Brendan Haywood. Caron Butler out with a sore right ankle. Here at the Verizon Center for tonight's 76ers game against the Washington Wizards. Earlier today, the Washington... Read more

A Monday Look

Monday, November 23, 2009, 3:40 PM
A Monday always feels like a good day to take a step back and get the lay of the land. And what is the lay of the land with the Sixers? They're 5-8 after a pretty easy opening schedule. Starting tomorrow at the Washington Wizards, the Sixers begin a pretty legit stretch of games that could very easily... 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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