Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Okafor cool, calm before debut

Monday, July 6, 2015, 1:53 PM
SALT LAKE CITY – It was hard to tell that Jahlil Okafor was hours away from his first summer-league appearance as a 76er. The third overall pick in last month’s NBA draft was as calm as a 15-year veteran during Monday’s post-shootaround media availability at EnergySolutions Arena... Read more

Sixers Insiders: Okafor Embracing Philly

Monday, July 6, 2015, 1:14 PM
On today's Sixers Insiders, The Inquirer's Marc Narducci and Keith Pompey discuss Jahlil Okafor's work ethic, expectations for the NBA Summer League & impressions from the trade with Sacramento. Read more

Sixers chat with Keith Pompey

Friday, July 3, 2015, 9:00 AM
Join the Inquirer's Keith Pompey for a chat about everything Sixers starting at 11 a.m. Read more

Pompey's projected Sixers lineup

Thursday, July 2, 2015, 12:00 PM
It’s way too early to know who will be in the 76ers' starting lineup on opening day. But here's a projected starting lineup after the addition of Nik Stauskas in Wednesday’s trade with the Sacramento Kings. This starting lineup is based on the probability that point guard Tony Wroten... Read more

Sixers acquire shooter they coveted in Stauskas

Thursday, July 2, 2015, 6:44 AM
Sam Hinkie made another one of his trademark trades. The 76ers general manager acquired a player with upside and received a future draft pick in exchange for taking on salary dumps and surrendering assets. Wednesday night's trading partner was the Sacramento Kings, and the Sixers acquired Nik Stauskas... Read more

Sixers decline qualifying offers to Sims, Robinson III

Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 10:26 PM
It appears the tenures of center Henry Sims and swingman Glen Robinson III as 76ers are over. The team declined to make qualifying offers to the two Tuesday, making them unrestricted free agents. Free agency begins at midnight. Sims would have made $1.18 million for the 2015-16 season from the... Read more

Sixers summer-league rosters set

Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 6:26 PM
Jahlil Okafor, the third overall pick in last week’s NBA draft, and undrafted rookie free agent T.J. McConnell are the only players scheduled to represent the 76ers in both the Utah Jazz and NBA summer leagues. The Jazz summer league is in Salt Lake City from July 6-9. The NBA league is in... Read more

Report: Nets targeting 76ers' Thomas Robinson

Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 12:16 PM
Are the Brooklyn Nets Thomas Robinson’s next destination? The New York Post is reporting the Nets will target the 76ers reserve power forward when free agency begins Wednesday. Robinson will become an unrestricted free agent at midnight. That's when players can agree to new deals, They can’t... Read more

Sixers to sign Arizona point guard McConnell.

Friday, June 26, 2015, 10:22 PM
The 76ers will sign Arizona point guard T.J. McConnell to a partially guaranteed contract on Friday. “T.J. said he had a good feeling about a couple of teams, and Philadelphia was one of them.” McConnell’s father, Tim, told the Arizona Republic. “He’s going to give it... Read more

Hinkie: Peers 'raved' about Okafor

Friday, June 26, 2015, 12:27 PM
In between traveling to see prospects in person, watching film, and talking with coaches on the phone, Sam Hinkie has a less conventional way of assessing talent and potential. The 76ers general manager talks to players about other players because they've met on AAU, high school, and college courts... 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.

Keith Pompey Inquirer Staff Writer
Marc Narducci Inquirer Staff Writer
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