Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Report: Russell will work out for Sixers

Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 8:28 PM
Sheridan Hoops is reporting that D’Angelo Russell will work out for the Sixers on Wednesday. The former Ohio State point guard had canceled this past weekend’s scheduled workout due to illness. At the time, a league source said to not rule out the franchise securing another workout with... Read more

Embiid has healing setback

Saturday, June 13, 2015, 10:46 PM
Joel Embiid's basketball career - at least in the immediate future - might be in jeopardy. The 76ers center has suffered a setback in the healing of his right foot, the team announced Saturday night. This news comes on the heels of the 7-footer missing the entire 2014-15 season after suffering a stress... Read more

Russell cancels workout with Sixers

Friday, June 12, 2015, 1:54 PM
LAS VEGAS – D'Angelo Russell canceled this weekend's scheduled workout with the 76ers after getting "real sick," according to a source close to the former Ohio State standout. Another source said don’t rule out the franchise securing a workout with Russell in the near future. Several... Read more

Report: Mudiay to work out for Sixers on June 16

Monday, June 8, 2015, 9:52 AM
Emmanuel Mudiay is expected to have dinner with the 76ers on June 15 and work out for the team the next day, according to SNY.TV. The 6-foot-5, 205-pound point guard is projected as a top-five pick in the June 25 draft, and could go as high as third to the Sixers. The 19-year-old averaged 18.0 points... Read more

Newbill to work out for Sixers

Thursday, June 4, 2015, 3:38 PM
Former Strawberry Mansion and Penn State standout D.J. Newbill will work out for the 76ers on Friday. The draft stock of the 6-foot-4, 210-pound guard has grown with impressive workouts. Once projected to go undrafted, Newbill could hear his name called in the second round. He has worked out for... Read more

Gray, McConnell work out for Sixers

Friday, May 29, 2015, 12:58 PM
Former Delaware State post player Kendall Gray and former Arizona point guard T.J. McConnell are working out for the 76ers on Friday. Gray and Alan Williams of UC Santa Barbara were the NCAA Division I rebounding co-leaders (11.8 per game) in the NCAA Division I. The 6-foot-9, 240-pound Gray also... Read more

Sixers to host Nets in Albany

Thursday, May 28, 2015, 8:31 AM
The 76ers will host the Brooklyn Nets in a preseason game at Times Union Center in Albany, N.Y. on Oct. 10. Game time is 3 p.m. The contest will mark the Sixers’ fourth preseason appearance in Albany. It will be their first since defeating the New York Knicks, 88-83, on Oct. 16, 1997. Jerry... Read more

Sixers to work out La Salle's Wright

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 1:23 PM
The 76ers will work out former La Salle and Dobbins High standout Jerrell Wright on Thursday. The 6-foot-9, 245-pound post player averaged 12.1 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists as a senior this past season for the Explorers. The second-team all-Big-Five selection shot 60.3 percent from the field... Read more

Sixers target Christmas making late mother proud

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 4:50 AM
Landra "Jenny" Hamid would have loved this process, her son believes. And Rakeem Christmas also has no doubt that his mother, who died of kidney failure, a complication of lupus, will be looking down in amazement during the June 25 NBA draft. "She's proud of me," said Christmas, 23, whose mother died... Read more

Lakers considering Russell with 2d pick

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 9:15 PM
D’Angelo Russell could be drafted by the time the 76ers select third overall in the June 25 NBA draft. The Los Angeles Lakers plan to bring in Russell along with centers Karl-Anthony Towns and Jahlil Okafor for workouts. The Lakers haven’t ruled out using the second pick on Russell, a... 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.

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