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Archive: May, 2012

Celtics-Sixers: things to watch

Friday, May 18, 2012, 4:03 PM
There were any number of things that happened in the Celtics’ Game 3 victory over the Sixers Wednesday at Wells Fargo Center that can’t be repeated again in Friday’s Game 4 if the Sixers are going to send the series back to Boston tied up heading into Game 5. For starters, if a... Read more

Video: John Mitchell on the 76ers' Game 3 loss to the Boston Celtics

Thursday, May 17, 2012, 1:22 AM
The Celtics dominated the 76ers, 107-91, in Game 3 to take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. The Inquirer's John Mitchell and the Boston Globe's Dan Shaughnessy report from the Wells Fargo Center. Read more

Sixers Williams Looks For Breakout Game

Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 12:28 PM
The 76ers have to feel good, not only about splitting the first two games of their Eastern Conference semifinal at Boston, but doing it without their leading scorer having a breakout game. Lou Williams, second in the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year voting, who led the Sixers with a 14.9 regular... Read more

Sixers Must Contain KG In Game 3

Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 12:09 PM
During the first two games of the Eastern Conference semifinal against the 76ers, Boston Celtics forward-center Kevin Garnett, who turns 36 on May 19, has looked like the KG of old. Garnett doesn’t log the minutes he once did in his younger days, but in the two games he is averaging 22 points... Read more

KG Continues To Torch Sixers

Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 11:05 PM
The one constant in the 76ers Eastern Conference semifinal series with the Boston Celtics is that there has been no answer for Kevin Garnett. On a night that began with Garnett picking up two first quarter fouls, he stayed out of foul trouble the rest of the way and torched the Sixers in helping the... Read more

Sixers could use a brand new Elton over the next two games

Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 3:14 PM
Today’s game with the Celtics is gigantic for the Sixers in terms of taking total control of this series against a battered, bruised and frayed Boston team. Sixers fans shouldn’t buy into the hype that the rest of the nation is about this series – the Sixers can definitely win it... Read more

Garnett: No call was the right call

Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 3:13 PM
BOSTON - Here’s one of the dumbest statements in sports: You can’t make that call. Why am I bothering to write this? Because the day after Boston’s Kevin Garnet was whistled for setting an illegal pick against Andre Iguodala with 10 seconds left in the Sixers’ 82-81 Game... Read more

Missed free throws hurt Sixers as much as anything else

Sunday, May 13, 2012, 9:34 PM
We can talk until we’re all blue in the face about the things that the Sixers did or didn’t do that cost them Game 1, 92-91, against Boston. The thing that stands out the most to me is that late stretch of the game when four awful possessions in a row in the final three minutes transformed... Read more

Stage set for Turner to shine?

Saturday, May 12, 2012, 3:22 PM
The more you think about the Boston Celtics in Round 2, doesn’t it appear as if this could be a series for Evan Turner to up his pedigree? Turner had one of his best games of the season against Boston back on March 7, posting 26 points and collecting nine rebounds (eight of them defensive) in... Read more

76ers upset top-seeded Bulls

Friday, May 11, 2012, 1:38 AM
Video: Andre Iguodala made two late free throws to lift the 76ers to a 79-78 series-clinching victory over the Chicago Bulls in Game 6. John Mitchell of the Inquirer reports from the Wells Fargo Center. 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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