Sunday, December 21, 2014

Sixers short-handed against Magic

Sunday, December 21, 2014, 12:45 PM
ORLANDO – The 76ers will have nine players dressed against the Orlando Magic Sunday evening at the Amway Center. Shooting guard Hollis Thompson will be sidelined with an upper respiratory infection. Reserve power forward Furkan Aldemir will miss his second game with plantar fasciitis in his... Read more

Sixers vs. Orlando Magic at a Glance

Sunday, December 21, 2014, 3:39 AM
76ers vs. Orlando Magic at a Glance UP NEXT TEAMS: Orlando Magic (10-19) vs. 76ers (2-23) WHEN: 6 p.m. Sunday WHERE: Amway Center BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, Radio – 97.5 FM SOCIAL MEDIA COVERAGE: Twitter – @PompeyOnSixers INSTAGRAM – PompeyOnSixers 411 ON... Read more

Sixers pounded at home - again

Saturday, December 20, 2014, 1:40 AM
The 76ers' home winless streak is intact. They suffered a 109-91 loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night, extending their home winless skid to start a season to 14 games. The Hornets (7-19) were supposed to be a beatable opponent for the Sixers (2-23), who have also lost five consecutive games... Read more

"Best" and "Worst" awards: Sixers vs. Hornets

Saturday, December 20, 2014, 12:00 AM
This is my look at some of the best and worst performances from the Charlotte Hornets' 109-91 victory over the 76ers Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center. Best performance: I had to give this to Kemba Walker. The Hornets point guard finished with a season-high 30 points to go with five assists... Read more

Sixers get Turiaf, 2d-rounder in 3-team trade

Friday, December 19, 2014, 7:08 PM
76ers general manager Sam Hinkie is a trading machine. On Friday he sent Alexey Shved to the Houston Rockets in exchange for the Rockets' 2015 second-round pick and Ronny Turiaf from the Minnesota Timberwolves and the rights to Spanish League player Sergei Lishouk. The Sixers will waive Turiaf. Lishouk... Read more

Former NBA players Webber, Anthony question Sixers plan

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 8:20 PM
Former NBA players Greg Anthony and Chris Webber don’t endorse the way the 76ers are building their team, suggesting that a losing culture is difficult to reverse. Both were on a conference call to promote TNT’s Christmas doubleheader - at 8 pm. Chicago will host the Los Angeles Lakers... Read more

76ers chat with Keith Pompey

Friday, December 19, 2014, 8:07 AM
Join the Inquirer's Keith Pompey as he takes your questions about the the Sixers in a live chat at 12 p.m. Friday. Read more

Winnable games on tap for Sixers

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 6:18 PM
The struggling 76ers might have received an early Christmas gift with winnable games coming up against the Charlotte Hornets and Orlando Magic. Those two squads have a combined 16-37 record and are the worst teams in the Southeast Division. The Hornets (6-19) have lost four straight and 14 of 16.... Read more

Sixers vs. Hornets at a Glance

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 5:05 PM
76ers vs. Charlotte Hornets at a Glance UP NEXT TEAMS: Hornets (6-19) vs. 76ers (2-22) WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday WHERE: Wells Fargo Center BROADCASTS: TV – Comcast SportsNet, RADIO – 97.5 FM SOCIAL MEDIA COVERAGE: TWITTER – @PompeyOnSixers, INSTAGRAM – PompeyOnSixers 411... Read more

Aldemir has plantar fasciitis, doubtful vs. Hornets

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 1:42 PM
Furkan Aldemir’s foot is worse than the 76ers originally thought. The team's new power forward missed Thursday's practice because of plantar fasciitis in his right foot. He’s listed as doubtful for Friday night's game against the Charlotte Hornets at the Wells Fargo Center. Aldemir had... 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.

Keith Pompey Inquirer Staff Writer
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