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Archive: October, 2011

NBA lockout: Day 123

Monday, October 31, 2011, 12:51 PM
The NBA and the NBA Player's Association took the weekend off from negotiating. And why not? It's not like there should be a sense of urgency about this continuing NBA lockout, right? (This is sarcasm ... promise.) The lockout is costing millions of dollars a day. And it's not just costing the NBA... Read more

Lockout thoughts from Lockoutville

Friday, October 28, 2011, 2:24 PM
This post is what happens when I'm stuck in a NYC lobby for 15-hour increments spread across three days. For anyone not yet following the NBA stakeout via Twitter, which is much more interesting than following the NBA stakeout in person, you can do that here: Deep Sixer. Today's meeting started around... Read more

Optimism? Pshhh

Friday, October 28, 2011, 7:50 PM
I couldn't wait to get back to my computer because I knew my most recent post was still up, still blaring my naivety and optimism: a deal could be reached! Get ready! Stay tuned! Go ahead and read it here: Silly Optimism! I needed to rip that down as quickly as possible and post the reality: the NBA... Read more

76ers: Holiday Q&A, Lockout update

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 1:08 PM
The NBA and the NBA Player's Association will reconvene this afternoon at 2 p.m. in NYC. To follow instantly from the lockout stakeout, click here: Deep Sixer. The two sides met for more than 15 hours on Wednesday, a meeting that spilled over into the early hours of Thursday morning. Although neither... Read more

NBA & union: pointing toward Friday

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 10:13 PM
After meeting for more than 15 hours on Wednesday, and bargaining until well into Thursday, the NBA and the NBA Player's Association ended Thursday night's meeting short due to fatigue and feeling "wiped out." Both sides cited Wednesday's epic session as the reason for parting ways on Thursday after... Read more

NBA Lockout: reason for optimism?

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 4:06 AM
To follow the negotiations from NYC instantly, click here: Deep Sixer. After taking six days apart from one another, the NBA and the NBA Player's Association spent more than 15 hours at the bargaining table on Wednesday (and into Thursday). These extended labor negotiations, the first since last Thursday's... Read more

Stefanski bound for Toronto?

Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 12:30 PM
76ers former general manager, Ed Stefanski, appears close to finalizing a deal to become the executive VP of basketball operations for the Toronto Raptors, Yahoo!Sports is reporting. Last week, Sixers new managing owner Joshua Harris announced that Stefanski was out with the Sixers. Reports had surfaced... Read more

Back to the bargaining table

Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 10:42 AM
The NBA and the NBA Player's Association are back at the bargaining table today in NYC. Word is that each side will be represented by a small contingent of negotiators. For NBA fans out there, this is very good news: the NBA has, at least temporarily, delayed canceling two more weeks of the season... Read more

NBA: more canceled games

Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 11:24 AM
Sometime today, the NBA is expected to officially announce the cancelation of two more weeks of regular season games. After last week's bargaining-session meltdown (you can read that info here: NBA Lockout), additional cancelations were only a matter of time, with most nationwide NBA writers pointing... Read more

Amnesty Clause: The Brand Question

Monday, October 24, 2011, 12:10 PM
As we wait for the NBA owners and union to cool off after last week's implosion. As we wait for the two sides to realize each passing day is like lighting money on fire and they should probably return -- immediately -- to the bargaining table, let's tackle one specific question that keeps popping into... Read more
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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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