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Archive: October, 2012

Video: Cavs' Micheal Eric talks Philly homecoming

Thursday, October 18, 2012, 1:28 PM
Video: Former Temple Owl and current Cleveland Cavaliers rookie forward Micheal Eric talks about adjusting to life in the NBA and coming home to Philly. Read more

Video: Maalik Wayns a pleasant surprise so far for the 76ers

Thursday, October 18, 2012, 3:24 PM
The Inquirer's Marc Narducci breaks down the surprising contributions that Villanova and Roman Catholic High product Maalik Wayns has made for the 76ers so far in the preseason. Read more

Richardson, Kwame Brown out of 76ers' preseason game against Cleveland Cavaliers

Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 11:26 AM
Before tonight’s preseason game with the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers, 76ers coach Doug Collins said that guard Jason Richardson won’t play. Earlier today the team announced that center Kwame Brown won’t play due to a left calf strain. Collins is giving Richardson rest after the... Read more

Sixers' Nick Young strives to hit comfort level

Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 11:09 PM
Nick Young says he is still adjusting to his new team and a new offense with the 76ers, which begs the question – what’s going to happen when the 6-foot-7 shooting guard gets totally comfortable? Young will never make anybody’s all-defensive team, but he can truly fill it up. “I... Read more

Holiday's agent, Sixers meet

Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 3:10 PM
Tony Dutt, the agent for Jrue Holiday, was in Wells Fargo Center on Monday night doing his due-diligence for his client, who is in line for a possible contract extension before the start of the season. I don’t know how the discussions went or how they are progressing, but I don’t think... Read more

Agent: Bynum injections routine

Sunday, October 14, 2012, 5:04 PM
Turns out that the injections that Andrew Bynum will have in his knees in the coming days are the same injections he’s been having every year for the past “three or four years,” according to his agent, and there is no need to be worried. “He’s been getting them for quite... Read more

Sixers Waive Silas and Moore

Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 2:53 PM
The 76ers roster is down to 16 players after releasing guard Xavier Silas and center Mikki Moore. Silas (6-foot-5, 205 pounds was an undrafted rookie out of Northern Illinois in 2011. He originally signed with the Sixers in late April and appeared in two games for the Sixers. “X (Silas) did... Read more

Sixers enduring difficult preseason practices

Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 7:24 PM
Training camp for the 76ers began Oct. 2, but already the team is in the dog days, so to speak. Coach Doug Collins has to tread the line of getting his team in shape, but not running the into the ground. Players have to be in incredible shape to compete in the NBA, but with an intense training camp... Read more

Bynum getting closer

Monday, October 8, 2012, 3:19 PM
At the end of the morning session at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 76ers center Andrew Bynum, who has been watching his teammates practice from the sidelines, said that if the team were actually playing meaningful games he would be out there with them. “I feel pretty good,”... Read more

Good to believe in Bynum

Sunday, October 7, 2012, 2:30 PM
It’s been interesting listening to the differing opinions about who is better, Dwight Howard or the Sixers’ Andrew Bynum (or Da-rue, as Doug Collins has taken to calling him to differentiate from Jrue Holiday). If you tuned into ESPN’s First Take earlier this week you heard Stephen... Read more
About this blog

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.

Keith Pompey Inquirer Staff Writer
Marc Narducci Inquirer Columnist
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