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Archive: September, 2011

Iguodala at NBA labor meeting

Friday, September 30, 2011, 7:26 PM
After today's five-hour bargaining session at a Manhattan hotel, the NBA Player's Association held a press conference. Player representative Derek Fisher was flanked by more than a dozen NBA stars, including the 76ers' Andre Iguodala. After Fisher answered questions -- the two sides don't have a deal... Read more

Lineups for Battle of I-95 confirmed

Sunday, September 25, 2011, 5:50 PM
This is basketball without the NBA: an overheated Palestra filling with thousands of fans. At 6 p.m., the "Battle for I-95" will tip off inside The Palestra on the University of Pennsylvania campus. Right now, there are two players warming up on the court: Team Philly's Lou Williams (76ers), Jason... Read more

SI.com to stream Sunday's game

Thursday, September 22, 2011, 11:25 AM
SI.com, Sports Illustrated's website, will stream real-time video of Sunday's "Battle for I-95" at the Palestra. The charity basketball game features 16 NBA players, including stars LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant, and Chris Paul. The game is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. on Sunday and... Read more

Iverson rumored to be part of Palestra game

Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 2:16 PM
As the days creep closer to Sunday’s anticipated “Battle For I-95,” it’s only natural that rumors would begin to swirl. The latest rumbling is that former-76ers guard Allen Iverson may join Team Philly as they take on Team Melo at the Palestra. One of the most popular athletes... Read more

Lockout takes turn for worse; Iguodala at NYC fashion week

Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 2:03 PM
You know things are dire when I'm linking articles from New York City Fashion Week. I apologize in advance, but it's actually somewhat interesting and gives you an idea what some of the players (in this case Andre Iguodala) do with their down time. Dre is especially involved in fashion, as anyone who... Read more

Sweet Lou to play in game at Palestra

Monday, September 12, 2011, 1:41 PM
While the NBA player's association and owners negotiate the next collective bargaining agreement, a star-studded basketball game has been arranged -- Team Melo vs. Team Philly -- for later this month at The Palestra on the UPENN campus. The game is set for Sunday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. Tickets will be... Read more

Warrick preparing for Palestra exhibition

Tuesday, September 13, 2011, 12:08 AM
As the Team Melo received a shot in the arm on Monday night, Team Philadelphia is still without one of the area’s all-time basketball talents, Kobe Bryant. The game’s brain trust, Hakim Warrick, said calls have been put out to the Lower Merion product. “I think he may have other... Read more

LeBron, Durant, Chris Paul coming to Palestra

Monday, September 12, 2011, 7:29 PM
As covered in an earlier blog post (you can find all of that information here: exhibition game) a game between "Team Philly" and "Team Melo" is scheduled for Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. at The Palestra. The game already included all-NBA rosters for both sides, plus Carmelo Anthony, plus 76ers combo guard Lou... Read more

In remembrance: 9/11

Friday, September 9, 2011, 6:34 PM
I was in Boulder, Colorado on Sept. 11, 2001. What follows below are a few personal accounts from 76ers’ personnel about that day, the 10-year anniversary of which – as we all know – is Sunday. Much of the team’s current coaching staff was beginning its first year with the... Read more

Catching up with Evan Turner

Wednesday, September 7, 2011, 12:55 PM
Evan Turner, the 76ers soon-to-be sophomore guard/forward, has spent this summer splitting time between Philadelphia, Chicago, and Columbus. He also met his teammates in Los Angeles the weekend before last and traveled to China for his shoe company, Li-Ning. In the middle of all of that, Turner has... Read more
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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.

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