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Archive: January, 2013

Sixers need to feed off Raptors win

Saturday, January 19, 2013, 1:35 AM
Coach Doug Collins couldn’t have been more candid. The 76ers had just staged an impressive comeback win, beating the Toronto Raptors, 108-101 in overtime on Friday at the Wells Fargo Center and Collins was feeling pretty good about the effort (after halftime). From a character standpoint, it... Read more

Sixers Richardson remains a game-time decision

Friday, January 18, 2013, 1:04 PM
Sixers guard Jason Richardson said he was feeling better after having his left knee drained with fluid on Thursday and that he will be a game-time decision for tonight’s matchup at the Wells Fargo Center against the Toronto Raptors. “I feel good,” Richardson said after this morning’s... Read more

Richardson to start for Sixers

Friday, January 18, 2013, 6:39 PM
Jason Richardson, who had his left knee drained with fluid on Thursday, will play tonight against the Toronto Raptors. Richardson was a game-time decision and the Sixers just announced he will be in the lineup. It will be the usual starting lineup for the Sixers with Richardson and Jrue Holiday in... Read more

Bynum's knees pain-free, could return around all-star break

Monday, January 14, 2013, 3:20 PM
Because the news about Andrew Bynum has been discouraging for so long, reporters, when given the chance to question the 76ers' big man, tend to expect him to give answers that are more negative than positive about his knees. I’m guilty of that myself. Recently, though, when he has spoken unfiltered... Read more

Could youngsters give tired Sixers a lift?

Thursday, January 10, 2013, 4:51 AM
TORONTO -- The 76ers are in a major funk, having lost five in a row and now 15-22 on the season so maybe it’s time for a desperate team to try desperate measures. Since returning from the eight-game road trip over the holidays, all the Sixers have talked about is how tired they are. So why... Read more

Sixers crying foul over lack of free throw attempts

Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 1:23 AM
The 76ers are admittedly a tired team. Yet it’s time to stop using the tired argument that the officials are not sending them to the foul line enough. After Tuesday’s 109-89 loss to the Brooklyn Nets, Sixers coach Doug Collins was talking about fouls that aren’t being called. Actually... Read more

Holiday knows Sixers must take advantage of home cooking

Tuesday, January 8, 2013, 12:37 PM
The 76ers are back at the Wells Fargo Center for the first time since defeating Atlanta, 99-80 on Dec. 21. After going 2-6 on their recent road trip that ended with Saturday’s 109-86 loss at San Antonio, the Sixers host the suddenly hot Brooklyn Nets in tonight’s 7 p.m. matchup. Brooklyn... Read more

Wayns signed to 10-day contract

Tuesday, January 8, 2013, 5:26 PM
Rookie guard Maalik Wayns is back with the Sixers. After being waived on Jan. 6, Wayns was signed today to a 10-day contract. The rookie free agent from Villanova and Roman Catholic High averaged 2.5 points and 1.0 assists in 20 games for the Sixers. A team is able to sign a player to two, 10-day... Read more

Andrew Bynum reports progress in injury rehab

Monday, January 7, 2013, 2:53 PM
Sixers center Andrew Bynum seemed more optimistic today about his ailing knees than at any other time since it was first announced by the 76ers that he would not participate with the team during training camp. Here are some of the things he said following practice today regarding the state of his... Read more

Wayns waived to save cash; Sixers looking for third point guard

Monday, January 7, 2013, 7:54 PM
The 76ers let local product Maalik Wayns go mostly because of money and doubts that he was ready to fulfill the role of the team’s third guard. Wayns, released on Sunday, had two years left on his deal. Had he been on the roster as of Monday his full salary (473,604) would have been guaranteed... 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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