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Archive: May, 2009

Jordan's deal worth $8.1 million

Saturday, May 30, 2009, 10:50 AM
A source with knowledge of the situation has confirmed that Eddie Jordan's deal to become the 76ers next head coach is worth $8.1 million over 3 years. The first year, when Jordan's former team the Washington Wizards must off-set anything less than $4 million, is worth $2 million. The second year is... Read more

Jordan Accepts Offer

Friday, May 29, 2009, 8:10 PM
The Sixers have now confirmed a deal has been agreed to "in principle" with Eddie Jordan. Here is the quote from Sixers General Manager Ed Stefanski: "I saw first-hand the immense impact Eddie Jordan had in helping the Nets reach two NBA Finals and as the head coach in Washington,... Read more

The Update

Wednesday, May 27, 2009, 11:52 AM
76ers General Manager Ed Stefanski will be traveling to the 2009 NBA Draft Combine, to be held tomorrow and Friday in Chicago. The Sixers have said that Stefanski will continue conducting the coaching search from Chicago and that there is still no timetable for when Stefanski will hire a coach. It... Read more

Casey interviews again; Collins on horizon

Wednesday, May 27, 2009, 6:47 PM
The 76ers coaching search, now more than 2 weeks old, has been steadily expanding, contracting, then expanding again: Today was no exception. Dwane Casey, currently an assistant coach with the Dallas Mavericks, appears to be the first of the original round of candidates to receive a second interview... Read more

76ers to play in Mexico

Tuesday, May 26, 2009, 11:23 AM
Since it's still early in the day for definite news about the 76ers coaching search, here's this news, which just passed through my e-mail: In an Oct. 18 preseason game, the Sixers will play the Phoenix Suns in Monterrey, Mexico. This game will be the NBA's second game held in Monterrey -- at Arena... Read more

Ford in mix, Wright says not interested

Friday, May 22, 2009, 10:29 AM
The Sixers and General Manager Ed Stefanski announced this morning that they have completed six interviews for their vacant head coaching position. Until this release, the number was thought to be four: Eddie Jordan, Dwane Casey, Kurt Rambis, and Tom Thibodeau. That makes the question: Who were the... Read more

Stefanski interviews Kurt Rambis

Tuesday, May 19, 2009, 6:29 PM
The 76ers have just confirmed that 76ers General Manager Ed Stefanski interviewed Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Kurt Rambis for the team's head coaching vacancy. It is reported that the interview took place yesterday in Los Angeles. Today's interview with Dwane Casey also took place in L.A. Rambis... Read more

Casey is No. 2

Tuesday, May 19, 2009, 4:43 PM
Dwane Casey, currently an assistant coach under Rick Carlisle for the Dallas Mavericks, confirmed via e-mail that he met today with 76ers General Manager Ed Stefanski. The Sixers said they have no comment. Casey said "I have met with Ed and the meeting went well." Casey is the Sixers second... Read more

Casey, Thibodeau next for Stefanski

Monday, May 18, 2009, 3:58 PM
The 76ers have confirmed they will interview both Boston Celtics assistant coach Tom Thibodeau and Dallas Mavericks assistant coach Dwane Casey. It is unclear, as of yet, when the interviews will take place. Casey spent 11 seasons as an assistant with the Seattle Supersonics. He was a head coach... Read more

76ers to interview Eddie Jordan

Wednesday, May 13, 2009, 1:08 PM
A source has confirmed that the 76ers will officially interview Eddie Jordan on Friday of this week. The two parties have already spoken via telephone, so this would be an official face-to-face meeting with the Sixers and General Manager Ed Stefanski. In response to a request for comment, Stefanski... 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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