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Archive: April, 2011

76ers management must pursue this new vision

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 11:18 AM
Because the basketball itself was so entertaining, there wasn't much time this season to dive into the flaws with this roster. Because the turnaround was so compelling, and the stretch of 60 games so darned good, it didn't make sense to point at the holes when there was a foundation setting. And because... Read more

Iguodala was at a doctor's appointment

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 7:50 PM
76ers swingman Andre Iguodala said he did not "skip" his exit interview today at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, he was attending a team doctor's appointment. Iguodala was present for the team meeting and media availability, at which point the individual players were scheduled to... Read more

Video: Hard fought series for Sixers

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 4:38 AM
Video: The Inquirer's Kate Fagan breaks down the Sixers 97-91 loss to the Miami Heat in Game 5 on Wednesday. Download our new iPhone/Android app for all of Kate's Sixers coverage, plus app-exclusive analysis and videos. Read more

Winning in AmericanAirlines Arena

Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 11:33 AM
Nothing too shocking about what I'm about to say, but nonetheless makes sense to iron out tonight's Game 5 at AmericanAirlines Arena: there will be no problem getting mentally checked into a Game 6 at the Wells Fargo Center or a Game 7 back at AA. But tonight's Game 5? That's a hurdle. Perhaps as difficult... Read more

The Final Game

Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 11:23 PM
The Miami Heat ended the 76ers season tonight here inside AmericanAirlines Arena. Miami won, 97-91, winning this opening-round, best-of-seven series by four games to one. Miami advances to play the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference semifinals. There is much to say about this season. And there... Read more

Keeping up with Jones

Tuesday, April 26, 2011, 5:22 PM
MIAMI - When James Jones and Thaddeus Young received double technical fouls for their brief confrontaton during the Sixers 86-82 win on Sunday over the Miami Heat, it was looked on as a unifying moment for the Sixers. Jones pushed Evan Turner, and Young came to his defense. Young and Jones were quickly... Read more

76ers earn return to Miami

Sunday, April 24, 2011, 7:25 PM
The 76ers have only delayed the inevitable, but on this Sunday afternoon, it's important to note exactly how impressive today's 86-82 victory over the Miami Heat actually was. Never mind that the Sixers were down 6 points with about 1 minute, 30 seconds remaining. Never mind that this game had all... Read more

Video: Wasted effort by Sixers

Friday, April 22, 2011, 2:38 AM
Video: The Inquirer's Kate Fagan breaks down the Sixers 100-94 loss to the Miami Heat with the Sun-Sentinel's Ira Winderman. Read more

Lou on crowd: 'Ours will be better'

Thursday, April 21, 2011, 11:54 AM
Although it has very little to do with tonight's on-court execution, 76ers guard Lou Williams did say he expected tonight's Wells Fargo Center crowd to be better than the crowd the Sixers faced at Miami's AmericanAirlines Arena during the first two games of this best-of-seven series. "Ours will be... Read more

Video: LeBron, Wade on Sixers-Heat Game 2

Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 2:33 AM
Miami Heat stars LeBron James and Dwyane Wade talk about their team's win over the 76ers in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference playoff series in Miami. Video by Marc Narducci/The Philadelphia Inquirer Each week, Kate Fagan will check in from the road and answer fan questions about the Sixers. Click... 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
Marc Narducci Inquirer Columnist
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