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Archive: November, 2011

76ers will match any 'reasonable' offer for Thaddeus Young

Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 4:55 PM
For the first time since the NBA lockout began on July 1, 76ers coach Doug Collins and team president Rod Thorn were able to speak about their team. Although there were still some topics off limits -- the tentative settlement agreement has yet to be ratified into the league's next collective bargaining... Read more

Top priorities for Sixers

Monday, November 28, 2011, 2:29 PM
Video: The Inquirer's Kate Fagan talks about which issues the Sixers need to address before the NBA season begins. The start of the season is tentatively set for Christmas Day. Read more

The first real post of the 2011-2012 season

Monday, November 28, 2011, 10:54 AM
This post is going to read very much like something that should have been written in July, or maybe August. Such is the damage of a five-month lockout. But as the league's "tentative settlement agreement" gradually becomes the league's next "collective bargaining agreement," we must quickly get up... Read more

NBA chat with Kate Fagan

Sunday, November 27, 2011, 10:13 PM
As the NBA lockout finally comes to a close, join The Inquirer's Kate Fagan for a live chat about all things 76ers and NBA starting at 3 p.m. Monday. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post questions. Each week, Kate will check in from the road and answer fan questions... Read more

Done Deal: NBA tentatively scheduled to start Christmas Day

Saturday, November 26, 2011, 3:43 AM
Addition: the Sixers will hold training camp at their practice facility, the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Training camp is tentatively scheduled to begin Dec. 9, pending ratification of the league's next collective bargaining agreement. Recent Sixers' training camps have been held... Read more

76ers' next mascot: a Philly-inspired animal

Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 12:13 PM
To follow all news instantly, please follow on Twitter: Deep Sixer. The fans have spoken. This morning, the 76ers announced they have retained Jim Henson's Creature Shop and Raymond Entertainment Group to develop the team's next mascot. Yup, that means the team's old mascot, Hip Hop, is out. The... Read more

No one wants to pick up the phone

Monday, November 21, 2011, 7:14 PM
It's likely I could have come up with a more newsy headline for this blog, something like "Lawyers for NBA players consolidate lawsuits," but it really seemed like the biggest piece of news coming from today's 45-minute news conference was that the lawyers for NBA players just do not feel like picking... Read more

The NBA: where things stand

Thursday, November 17, 2011, 11:20 AM
To follow all Sixers and NBA news instantly, please follow: Deep Sixer. Although there has been very little forward movement in the NBA lockout, there have been a number of thoughtful pieces aimed at injecting common sense into the mess created by the league's owners and players. First, here's the... Read more

Trying to understand the un-understandable

Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 12:49 PM
The NBA is in jeopardy. How do I know this? Because, unlike the majority of sports fans, I've been paying way too much attention to the current labor unrest. On Monday in New York, the whole "collective bargaining" situation blew up. The NBA Player's Association has dissolved, claiming unfair labor... Read more

Union rejects NBA offer, files disclaimer

Monday, November 14, 2011, 2:32 PM
To follow this saga live, up-to-the-minute, click here: Deep Sixer. The NBA Player's Association has rejected the NBA's most recent proposal. The union has elected to file a disclaimer and take the NBA to court. The 2011-12 NBA season is now in serious jeopardy. The union has elected to dissolve... 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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