Saturday, October 10, 2015

Harris: drafting Embiid was "smart risk"

Friday, October 2, 2015, 10:36 AM
GALLOWAY, N.J. – The 76ers probably made a few decisions they want to reconsider. We all have. But managing owner Josh Harris does not regret using the third overall pick in the 2014 draft to select Joel Embiid. “An elite big man is very hard to come by in this league,” Harris said... Read more

Sixers chat with Keith Pompey

Friday, October 2, 2015, 12:00 AM
Join the Inquirer's Keith Pompey for a chat about everything Sixers starting at 1 p.m. Read more

Sixers owner happy with process, wants to avoid shortcuts

Thursday, October 1, 2015, 3:15 PM
GALLOWAY, N.J. - It might as well have been Oct. 3, 2014, or April 15, 2015 - the last two times that 76ers managing owner Josh Harris gave his state-of-the-team addresses. Once again, the billionaire businessman said he has no desire to sell the franchise and supported third-year coach Brett Brown... Read more

Undrafted Wood making early impression

Thursday, October 1, 2015, 12:50 AM
GALLOWAY, N.J – Christian Wood made an impression on me at the 76ers’ first two training camp practices. The undrafted rookie power forward made things look easy in Tuesday and Wednesday’s morning end-of-practice drilled the media witnessed. He has “tremendous upside for a... Read more

Brown's extension talks are 'for a later date'

Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 11:13 PM
GALLOWAY, N.J. – 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie spoke highly of coach Brett Brown after Wednesday morning’s training camp practice at Stockton University. He just wasn’t about to answer questions about a possible contract extension for Brown. Brown accepted the position in August... Read more

Embiid to shed cast in "few more weeks"

Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 5:45 PM
GALLOWAY, N.J. -- 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie said Wednesday that Joel Embiid will wear a cast on his right foot for ‘just a few more weeks." The 7-foot center had bone-graft surgery in August to repair the navicular bone in his right foot. The third overall pick in the 2014 draft will... Read more

Holmes out with ankle injury

Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 3:00 PM
GALLOWAY, N.J. – Richaun Holmes injured his ankle Wednesday midway through the 76ers' morning training camp session and didn’t return. The rookie power forward will be held out of the evening practice. “I doubt if we will see him tomorrow,” Sixers coach Brett Brown said. “... Read more

Stauskas looks to prove he's more than a shooter

Monday, September 28, 2015, 11:47 PM
GALLOWAY TWP., N.J. – Nik Stauskas will tell you that his being labeled as just a three-point shooter is a misconception. “I feel like a lot of people know I can do more than just shoot the basketball,” the 76ers shooting guard said. “People kind of figured that out in college... Read more

Sixers release Kazemi's rights

Monday, September 28, 2015, 5:23 PM
GALLOWAY TWP, N.J. -- The 76ers released their rights to Arsalan Kazemi so the power forward could try out for the Atlanta Hawks. Kazemi was a long shot to make the Sixers roster. The Washington Wizard made him the first Iranian NBA draft pick by drafting him 54th overall in 2013. He was traded that... Read more

Sixers training camp roster

Sunday, September 27, 2015, 3:37 PM
The 76ers begin training camp on Tuesday at Stockton University in Galloway Township. Here's the 76ers training camp roster: NO. NAME POS. HT. WT. PRIOR TO NBA/COUNTRY YEARS PRO 0 Isaiah Canaan G 6-0 201 Murray State/USA 2 1 Tony Wroten G 6-6 205 Washington/USA 3 4 Nerlens Noel C 6-11 228 Kentucky/USA... 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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