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Archive: June, 2009

Christmas accepts invite

Saturday, June 27, 2009, 12:42 PM
Temple's Dionte Christmas has accepted an invitation from the 76ers to join their summer league team in Orlando. Christmas, who was projected as a second-round pick but went undrafted, will join Sixers pick Jrue Holiday and last year's first-round pick Marreese Speights on the summer league roster... Read more

The Report on Jrue Holiday

Friday, June 26, 2009, 12:29 AM
Jrue Holiday was supposed to be long gone by the time the 76ers selected with the 17th pick of the NBA Draft. At one point, Holiday was rumored to be in contention with the Sacramento Kings at the 4th spot of the Draft. But as tonight's draft progressed, Holiday's name went uncalled and as each pick... Read more

Tonight's Draft

Thursday, June 25, 2009, 10:16 AM
We'll be keeping this blog live during tonight's NBA Draft, which begins around 7:30, and in which the 76ers have the 17th selection. Since everything that happens above the Sixers impacts their decision, we'll be analyzing the night as it progresses and what it might mean for the Sixers. --Kate Read more

It's Jrue Holiday

Thursday, June 25, 2009, 8:07 PM
With the 17th pick in the NBA Draft, the 76ers selected Jrue Holiday, a point guard from UCLA. Most mock drafts had Holiday as a Top 10 selection, but he dropped. Sixers General Manager Ed Stefanski had said all along they would take the highest rated player left on the board. And they did. Holiday... Read more

Iverson's 'Practice' rant remixed in Web video

Tuesday, June 23, 2009, 6:58 PM
Remember Allen Iverson's infamous rant about being heckled for missing then-coach Larry Brown's practice sessions? There's a very entertaining YouTube video making the rounds that re-mixes AI's comments with Jim Mora, and Joe Namath, and Terrell Owens, and... it's worth a look. (Below) Read more

76ers chat transcript

Tuesday, June 23, 2009, 4:58 PM
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76ers to re-brand

Monday, June 22, 2009, 10:51 AM
Even with the pre-draft workout on Saturday for Ohio State center B.J. Mullens, it is, of course, much more likely the 76ers will draft a guard in Thursday's NBA Draft. Here are, in our opinion, the Sixers 3 most likely picks: 1.) Eric Maynor, VCU: When speculation first began, the front-runner... Read more

76ers schedule workout with Mullens

Friday, June 19, 2009, 12:54 PM
The 76ers have scheduled a pre-draft workout with Ohio State center B.J. Mullens and Notre Dame guard Ryan Ayers. The workout will be tomorrow, Saturday, at 10 a.m. at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. There has been speculation recently about whether the Sixers would schedule a workout... Read more

Sixers Move Training Camp to St. Joe's

Thursday, June 18, 2009, 7:14 PM
The 76ers will move their training camp from Penn State to St. Joe's this year. Camp opens on Tuesday, Sept, 29 and runs through Oct. 4. Practice will be held at the Hawks' training facility which opened in Sept., 2008. Read more

76ers to workout 6 more

Friday, June 12, 2009, 10:17 AM
On Sunday at 10 a.m. at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, the 76ers will hold another pre-draft workout, this one consisting of six players. The NBA Draft is to be held on June 25. The Sixers have the 17th pick. Here are the six players, with Stefon Jackson coming back for his second... 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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