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Archive: November, 2012

Dorell Wright searching for shooting touch

Friday, November 9, 2012, 12:55 PM
BOSTON – Despite making just 29.8 percent of his field goals through four games, 76ers coach Doug Collins doesn’t appear too worried about Dorell Wright eventually finding his range. “The one thing I’ve learned is that you don’t talk to a shooter if he’s struggling... Read more

Lavoy Allen to start vs. Hornets

Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 2:26 PM
NEW ORLEANS – Lavoy Allen returns to the starting lineup Wednesday night when the Sixers attempt to even their record against the New Orleans Hornets. Without swingman Jason Richardson (ankle) and center Kwame Brown (calf), not to mention the continued absence of center Andrew Bynum (knees)... Read more

Minutes before tip in New York

Sunday, November 4, 2012, 11:41 AM
NEW YORK – Just about 30 minutes before game time here in the Garden, and 76ers coach Doug Collins is concerned about defending the three-pointer, something I touched on this morning in the paper. What Collins wants the Sixers – off since the played their last game on Wednesday –... Read more

Trends in the 76ers' season-opening win

Friday, November 2, 2012, 12:32 PM
While holding Denver to 75 points in the opener was impressive – the Nuggets averaged a league-high 104.1 points last season – there were some interesting items of note that came out of the Sixers' win. Sure, it’s only one game, but it was nice to see the Sixers go 17 for 21 from... Read more

76ers hire Barzilai as director of basketball analytics

Friday, November 2, 2012, 4:13 PM
The 76ers announced today that they have named Aaron Barzilai as their director of basketball analytics. Barzilai was previously the basketball analytics consultant dating back to April, 2009. In his role with the Grizzlies, Barzilai was the sole advanced analytics consultant for the team and reported... Read more
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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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