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Archive: June, 2013

Sixers deny firing CEO Adam Aron

Monday, June 24, 2013, 2:46 PM
After initially refusing to comment, the 76ers denied Monday night that Adam Aron has been fired as chief executive officer. "We normally don't comment on rumors," Sixers director of public relations Mike Preston said on Monday night. "Adam Aron is still CEO of the Sixers." Howard Eskin of Fox 29... Read more

Aron denies being fired as Sixers CEO

Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 2:21 AM
After initially refusing to comment, the 76ers waited hours before denying Monday night that Adam Aron has been fired as chief executive officer. Then around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aron gave this response on Twitter: “Just minutes ago, I got off a plane from vacation in Africa and saw press reports... Read more

Sixers work out point guard Carter-Williams

Monday, June 24, 2013, 1:42 PM
The 76ers worked out former Syracuse point guard Michael Carter-Williams over the weekend, a league source has confirmed. The 6-foot-6, 184-pounder, who left the Orange after his sophomore season, is expected to be a lottery pick in Thursday's NBA draft at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The Sixers... Read more

Report: Sixers have permission to interview Spurs assistant

Monday, June 24, 2013, 5:36 PM
The 76ers asked for and received permission to interview San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Brett Brown, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of the Yahoo! Sports. The report said it is unclear when Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie will meet with Brown for the position. But one thing is for sure, he better... Read more

Should 76ers draft Steven Adams?

Friday, June 21, 2013, 9:52 AM
Should the 76ers draft Steven Adams with the 11th overall pick in Thursday’s NBA draft? The 7-foot, 254-pounder averaged just 7.2 points, 6.3 rebounds and two blocks during his lone season at Pittsburgh. Yet, the 19-year-old, who’s from New Zealand, is regarded in some mock drafts as the... Read more

Report: Sixers coaching search could take some time

Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 8:04 PM
The 76ers could wait until after the Orlando rookie summer league on July 7-12 to hire a head coach, according to Yahoo! Sports. That’s because the Sixers current assistant coaches are under contract for another season, according to the report. They would be available to coach the summer-league... Read more

Cody Zeller to the 76ers?

Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 5:57 PM
I’ve long dismissed the notion that the 76ers would jump at the chance to draft Cody Zeller if he’s available at the No. 11 pick in the June 27 NBA draft. As The Inquirer’s former Temple beat writer, I’ve covered Zeller against the Owls in the NCAA tournament. Let’s just... Read more

Iverson accused of abducting own children

Monday, June 17, 2013, 3:44 PM
The Allen Iverson saga has apparently hit rock bottom. The former 76ers star is being accused by his ex-wife Tawanna Iverson of abducting his own children, according to multiple reports Tawanna has filed court documents in Atlanta, claiming that Allen said he was taking the five children, who range... Read more

James Ennis tweets of 76ers workout

Sunday, June 16, 2013, 9:03 PM
The 76ers are about to work out former Long Beach State swingman James Ennis, according to the player’s Twitter time line. The 6-foot-7, 200-pounder tweeted Sunday afternoon that he was “posted in the airport on my way to Philadelphia.” He responded “yes sir” when... Read more

Sixers work out Wyatt, Larkin, Rice and Thomas

Saturday, June 15, 2013, 3:09 PM
By now, most 76ers fans know Khalif Wyatt worked out on Saturday for the Sixers staff at PCOM. But he wasn’t alone. The former Temple guard said he was joined by Shane Larkin, DeShaun Thomas and Glen Rice Jr. in the unannounced workout. The Inquirer orginially reported Wednesday that Wyatt... 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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