Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Report: Sixers to interview Portland assistant

Another 76ers' coaching candidate has surfaced.

Report: Sixers to interview Portland assistant

Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie. (Steven M. Falk/Staff Photographer)
Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie. (Steven M. Falk/Staff Photographer)

Another 76ers' coaching candidate has surfaced.

The team has received permission to interview Portland Trail Blazers assistant coach David Vanterpool for the head coaching job, Yahoo! Sports is reporting. Vanterpool coached Portland's NBA Summer League team in Las Vegas.

The Sixers have been searching for a coach since Doug Collins resigned on April 18.

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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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