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Archive: April, 2012

Harris wants Collins coaching the Sixers

Friday, April 27, 2012, 9:30 PM
CHICAGO – Philadelphia 76ers owner Josh Harris endorsed the return of Sixers coach Doug Collins for next season on Friday. During a 12-minute conference call Saturday night, Harris said he expected Collins to return as the team’s coach for the 2012-13 season. “I think Doug appreciates... Read more

Iguodala, Brand and Young stay at home; Orlando, NY could flip-flop

Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 1:25 PM
The Philadelphia 76ers have left Andre Iguodala, Elton Brand and Thaddeus Young are at home resting while the team prepares to play its final two games of the season, beginning tonight in Milwaukee. The two will also miss the team’s final game of the season at Detroit on Thursday. The good... Read more

Let's go Bulls!

Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 3:02 PM
For many 76ers fans, reaching the playoffs this season is a bit disappointing. Don’t get me wrong – I get it. Everyone is aware of the completely different arcs that this season and last season took. The 2010-11 Sixers rallied to reach the playoffs after a 3-13 start. Meanwhile, this... Read more

League source: Williams to opt out of contract, test free agency

Saturday, April 21, 2012, 6:10 PM
Philadelphia 76ers guard Lou Williams will opt out of the final year of his contract at the end of this season and become an unrestricted free agent, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation. If he were not to opt out, Williams would be due $6.4 million from the Sixers. Said... Read more

Aron's tweets indicate big changes could be coming down the pike

Saturday, April 21, 2012, 4:52 PM
For the better part of the season, especially when everything was peachy down at the Wells Fargo Center, 76ers chief executive officer and co-owner Adam Aron’s job looked to be mostly about making sure that the confetti machines were tuned up and ready to churn out the red, white and blue snow... Read more

Sixers better off missing the playoffs?

Monday, April 16, 2012, 12:05 PM
So, your 76ers have seven games left in which to salvage the season. But is this season really one deserving of resuscitation? Everywhere I go, whenever the Sixers become the subject of conversation, most fans of the team have completely reversed field on wanting them to make the playoffs. They want... Read more

76ers continue to drop in standings

Saturday, April 14, 2012, 2:56 AM
Video: The Sixers' two-game win streak was snapped by the Nets on Friday night. The loss dropped the 76ers to eighth place in the Eastern Conference with seven games to play. John Mitchell of the Inquirer reports from the Wells Fargo Center. Read more

'Tuned out' Sixers stay locked in defensively

Friday, April 13, 2012, 12:08 PM
It appears that while most were focusing on the gossipy stuff surrounding the 76ers last week, others were more focused on what has been an almost unprecedented defensive performance by the Sixers during this campaign. While the Sixers have were reportedly ‘tuning out’ coach Doug Collins... Read more

Vucevic looking comfortable in starter's role

Thursday, April 12, 2012, 2:07 PM
You’ve got to like the way that rookie Nik Vucevic has responded to the responsibility of taking over for Spencer Hawes as the 76ers starting center. Sixers coach Doug Collins said he knew shortly after the Sixers’ 103-79 loss to Boston that the 21-year old center was going to be a starter... Read more

Meeks takes center stage down stretch

Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 1:00 PM
If Jodie Meeks is ever going to earn some respect from fans of the 76ers, tonight, in Toronto, with the 76ers in a must-win position, would be the perfect time to start. Meeks and Nik Vucevic are back in the starting lineup in favor of Evan Turner and Spencer Hawes after coach Doug Collins made... 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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