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Archive: March, 2011

Video: Playoff mentality

Thursday, March 31, 2011, 3:06 PM
The Inquirer's Kate Fagan discusses the mindset Doug Collins has instilled in the Sixers, their playoff outlook and a guard debate. Each week, Kate will check in from the road and answer fan questions about the Sixers. Click here to ask Kate a question or e-mail her at Download... Read more

76ers magic number: one

Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 11:30 PM
As Elton Brand said after tonight's 108-97 win over the Houston Rockets, the end of this season will be filled with three kinds of opponents: teams that need to win to make the playoffs, teams that need to win to improve their seeding, and teams that don't need to do anything but show up. The Rockets... Read more

Video: Rockets guard Kyle Lowry on coming home

Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 5:22 AM
Houston Rockets guard and Philadelphia native Kyle Lowry talks to The Inquirer's Marc Narducci about coming home to play the 76ers tonight at the Wells Fargo Center. Read more

Video: Rockets coach Rick Adelman on the 76ers

Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 5:21 AM
Houston Rockets coach Rick Adelman talks about the 76ers' strengths ahead of tonight's game at the Wells Fargo Center. Read more

Not staying down for long

Tuesday, March 29, 2011, 12:54 PM
The 76ers just don’t seem to stay down for long. This season has been speckled with very bad losses, losses that make you wonder if it’ll break the team’s back. After all, it’s not ridiculous to think this epic turnaround is only temporary, that pretty soon we’ll all wake... Read more

Blaming the Lil Wayne concert?

Monday, March 28, 2011, 7:28 PM
Let's just take a minute to address this drama surrounding Saturday night's Lil Wayne concert. The details are simple: Lou Williams and a few others 76ers attended Saturday night's concert despite having a noon game the following day vs. the Sacramento Kings. After the loss, Lou, believing their attendance... Read more

Sixers Need To Rebound From Loss To Kings

Sunday, March 27, 2011, 7:33 PM
It is the smallest of samples - two games - but the 76ers have been destroyed on the boards and one wonders if this is reason to worry. In consecutive losses to Miami and Sacramento, the Sixers have been outrebounded by 40. First it was Miami that outrebounded the Sixers by 18 and then Sacramento... Read more

The playoff preview

Friday, March 25, 2011, 11:37 PM
The most interesting aspect of tonight's game is looking at the 111-99 as a playoff preview. If it isn't, if it's just the 76ers final game played against the Miami Heat, then it's pretty straightforward: the Sixers were the better team until the Heat decided they'd rather be. The Sixers played strong... Read more

Show Ya Luv

Wednesday, March 23, 2011, 11:51 PM
Before tonight's game, each player had a red "ShowYaLuv" t-shirt on his locker room chair. The shirts aren't on sale to the general public (at least not yet), but the saying represents a growing internal belief about the makeup and quality of this team. (Attached is a not-very-good picture of the t-shirt... Read more

Back from road trip, Sixers eye Hawks

Monday, March 21, 2011, 7:08 PM
After a five-game road trip, the Sixers are looking to get back in the win column with a midweek clash against Atlanta. The Inquirer's Marc Narducci has more from this morning's practice at PCOM. 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.

Keith Pompey Inquirer Staff Writer
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