Thursday, October 8, 2015

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

Sixers chat with Keith Pompey

Friday, May 22, 2015, 12:48 AM
Join the Inquirer's Keith Pompey for a chat about everything Sixers starting at 1 p.m. Read more

Noel named to All-Rookie team

Monday, May 18, 2015, 4:04 PM
No surprise here. The NBA announced on Monday that Nerlens Noel was voted to the league’s All-Rookie First Team. The 76ers power forward/center received 125 first-team votes out of a possible 130. “I’m thankful to be on the first team with a great group of young players,”... Read more

Hollis-Jefferson 'steps ahead of my generation'

Friday, May 15, 2015, 2:48 PM
CHICAGO -- Rondae Hollis-Jefferson’s offense still needs some work. But his defensive skills are the reason why he could be selected in the middle of the first round of next month’s NBA draft. And the former Chester High and Arizona standout knows it. “Right now, I’ll say... Read more

76ers chat with Keith Pompey

Friday, May 15, 2015, 12:44 PM
The Inquirer's Keith Pompey checks in live from the NBA draft combine in Chicago at 1 p.m. Friday to take your questions about all the latest 76ers news and rumors. Read more

Christmas to work out for Sixers May 26

Friday, May 15, 2015, 11:24 AM
Former Academy of the New Church and Syracuse standout Rakeem Christmas will work out for the 76ers on May 26, according to a league source. The 6-foot-9, 242-pound power forward/center averaged 17.5 points and 9.1 rebounds this past season for the Orange. Christmas has been impressive here at the... Read more

Grant excited about prospect of playing with brother

Friday, May 15, 2015, 8:49 AM
CHICAGO -- The answer is yes, for all the fans wondering if the 76ers interviewed Jerami Grant’s older brother here at the NBA Combine. “We talked about my brother a little bit,” said Jerian Grant, a former point guard at Notre Dame whose brother Jerami recently completed in rookie... Read more

D’Angelo Russell would love to join 76ers

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 8:14 AM
CHICAGO – D’Angelo Russell would love to get drafted by the 76ers. The Ohio State combo guard sees it as an opportunity to play with friend Nerlens Noel, and to make an immediate impact on a franchise. Russell, who applied for June’s NBA draft after his freshman season, will meet... Read more

Wiggins to be named rookie of the year

Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 7:41 PM
No back-to-back NBA rookie-of-the-year awards for the 76ers. Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Andrew Wiggins will receive the award on Thursday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune first reported. The Timberwolves also sent out a press release, stating they’ll have a press conference Thursday at the Target... 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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