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Archive: April, 2010

What's the plan?

Thursday, April 29, 2010, 11:10 AM
Two weeks ago, 76ers President and General Manager Ed Stefanski fired the coach he'd just hired, Eddie Jordan. At the press conference, Stefanski sat alone and that seemed an omen for his fate, too. It didn't seem too distant in the future that Stefanski would be the subject of another press conference... Read more

A start

Wednesday, April 28, 2010, 12:38 PM
It's been a slow, slow, slow start to the 76ers coaching search. It's been 13 days since Sixers President and General Manager Ed Stefanski fired Eddie Jordan and it appears little else has been done in the search other than gathering information and making preliminary calls to gauge preliminary interest... Read more

Stefanski contacts Doug Collins

Wednesday, April 28, 2010, 11:24 PM
An NBA source has confirmed that on Wednesday 76ers President and General Manager Ed Stefanski reached out to the agent of Doug Collins to gauge Collins' interest in the team's coaching vacancy. John Langel, Collins' agent, could not be reached for comment. On April 15, Stefanski fired Eddie Jordan... Read more

Deconstructing the 76ers

Thursday, April 15, 2010, 1:43 PM
Eddie Jordan is no longer the head coach of the 76ers. At this point, if you follow this team, we've dissected everything that went wrong with Jordan and the Sixers this season: an ill-suited offense, bad rotations, player confusion, lack of discipline, lack of leadership. If you followed the team... Read more

76ers fire Jordan

Thursday, April 15, 2010, 8:42 AM
Eddie Jordan’s brief career as 76ers coach will officially end Thursday. Comcast-Spectacor, which owns the Sixers, will fire Jordan, in his first year with the organization, during a press conference scheduled for 11 a.m. at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, this according... Read more

Talking Larry Brown

Sunday, April 11, 2010, 12:30 PM
What good is a blog if we're not going to toss around some ideas? So, let's toss this idea around: Larry Brown. In the Sixers' future, only one thing is certain: coach Eddie Jordan will be gone soon after the season ends. As for the future of General Manager Ed Stefanski, it's not looking particularly... Read more

Jordan denies Rutgers report

Saturday, April 10, 2010, 7:16 PM
Prior to tonight's game against the Memphis Grizzlies, 76ers coach Eddie Jordan denied a report by Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski that he has told those close to him that he has "significant" interest in the head coaching job at his alma mater, Rutgers University. Jordan will be dismissed... Read more

Elson available tonight

Friday, April 9, 2010, 6:25 PM
76ers center Francisco Elson, acquired from the Milwaukee Bucks at the NBA trading deadline, will be available for tonight's game at the Wachovia Center, which also happens to be against the Bucks. "Yes, he's available tonight," Sixers coach Eddie Jordan said in his pre-game availability... Read more

Young out for season

Wednesday, April 7, 2010, 3:14 PM
The 76ers confirmed today that forward Thaddeus Young (fractured right thumb) will miss the remainder of the 2009-2010 season, which ends a week from today at the Orlando Magic. The Sixers took an x-ray last night and said the injury hadn't sufficiently healed to allow Young to return. "While... Read more

Has Eddie Jordan lost the team?

Tuesday, April 6, 2010, 11:43 PM
After tonight's 124-103 loss to the Detroit Pistons, 76ers coach Eddie Jordan did not claim his team played well, or played with energy. He said it was a bad performance, plain and simple. On that count, Jordan offered some actual analysis from the game, analysis that actually reflected the game... Read more
About this blog

Keith Pompey is in his first season covering the Sixers for The Inquirer after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons.

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.

Narducci also has a true passion for South Jersey scholastic sports, which he has covered for many years.

Keith Pompey Inquirer Staff Writer
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