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Archive: February, 2012

Sixers "spoiling" Collins

Sunday, February 12, 2012, 12:51 AM
CLEVELAND - Following their relatively easy win over the Cleveland Cavaliers Saturday, Sixers coach Doug Collins revealed that in order for the Sixers to have a successful start to the season – which is now more than 1/3 over - the Sixers had to reach 20 wins before they suffered their... Read more

Hawes out for tonight's game

Friday, February 10, 2012, 11:38 AM
Spencer Hawes will again miss tonight’s game against the visiting Los Angeles Clippers with a sore left Achilles tendon. This will be the 12th game that Hawes has missed in the last 14. After tonight, the Sixers embark on a three-game road trip against Cleveland, Charlotte and Orlando. “If... Read more

Former Sixer Evans, Hurts His Old Team

Friday, February 10, 2012, 11:27 PM
Yes, Chris Paul was spectacular, hitting the game-winning shot that Andre Iguodala said he almost blocked, but a major factor in the 76ers’ 78-77 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers was the play of somebody who failed to score and took just one shot. That would be former Sixer Reggie Evans, who... Read more

Iguodala awaits All-Star verdict

Thursday, February 9, 2012, 2:03 PM
Andre Iguodala was trying to play it cool, attempting to brace himself from possible disappointment, but it’s clear that tonight’s all-star announcement is a big deal, no matter how much he tries to downplay matters. Iguodala has the best shot to be named to the all-star team in his eight-year... Read more

All-Star Iguodala scoring less, winning more

Thursday, February 9, 2012, 7:17 PM
The Eastern Conference coaches spoke loud and clear their message was simple – winning matters. And that played a major role in earning Andre Iguodala his first all-star selection. This is the fourth straight season that Iguodala’s scoring has dipped. He’s averaging 13 points per... Read more

Brackins heads to D-League

Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 4:10 PM
As reported in the Inquirer this morning, the 76ers have assigned second-year forward Craig Brackins to their NBA Development League affiliate, the Maine Red Claws. Brackins had appeared in eight games this season. “He actually asked for that; I respected that a lot," Sixers coach Doug Collins... Read more

Video: 76ers spoil Kobe Bryant's milestone night in win over Lakers

Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 2:46 AM
Lou Williams and the Sixers stole the show in the fourth quarter of Kobe Bryant's history-making night to grab a 95-90 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. The Inquirer's John Mitchell reports from the Wells Fargo Center. (Video by Samantha Corrado/Philly.com) Read more

Williams Takes The Fourth

Monday, February 6, 2012, 11:50 PM
He’s done it too many times and one can only surmise that Lou Williams’ fourth quarter heroics have become a welcome pattern. Williams doesn’t always pull out games in the final period, but on Monday he clearly did. He scored 14 fourth quarter points while taking only seven shots... Read more

Brand Out Tonight

Monday, February 6, 2012, 11:37 AM
Elton Brand won’t play in tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Wells Fargo Center due to a sprained right thumb. Coach Doug Collins made the announcement following today’s shootaround. “Elton is out so we will start the way we did the other night,” Collins... Read more

Bryant Looking To Pass Shaq; Kuester To Coach Lakers

Monday, February 6, 2012, 6:16 PM
Kobe Bryant is 23 points shy of tying Shaquille O’Neal for fifth on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. Bryant has scored 28,573 career points while Shaq has 28, 596 and now the former Lower Merion product can pass his former teammate tonight against the 76ers. At today’s shootaround... 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
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