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Archive: July, 2013

Sixers to introduce Nerlens Noel

Monday, July 22, 2013, 3:07 PM
76ers general manager Sam Hinkie will introduce rookie center Nerlens Noel during Tuesday’s 1 p.m. press conference at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. The Sixers acquired the rights to Noel, the sixth overall pick, in a trade with the New Orleans Pelicans for NBA all-star point... Read more

Barkley calls Sixers remaining coachless a 'joke'

Saturday, July 20, 2013, 2:40 PM
Charles Barkley has never been one to hold his tongue. So it should come as no surprise that he had an opinion Friday about the 76ers remaining without a head coach. Friday marked the 92d day since Doug Collins resigned. "I think that's one of the silliest things that I've seen in sports in a long... Read more

Are Sixers interested in Quincy Douby?

Saturday, July 20, 2013, 4:21 PM
Are the 76ers interested in Quincy Douby? Very much so, according to SportsNet New York. It reported that the former first-round pick will work out for the Sixers later this month. SportsNet New York also reported that the 29-year-old will work out for the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers. The... Read more

Report: Sixers' search down to Curry, Brown

Thursday, July 18, 2013, 11:36 AM
With the recent leaks of potential candidates, the 76ers’ coaching search appeared to be wide-open. However citing coaching insiders, the job will go to Brett Brown or Michael Curry, reports Marc Stein of ESPN reports. Stein noted that Brown, a San Antonio Spurs assistant, will be the last... Read more

Sixers coaching search heating up

Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 2:56 PM
The 76ers coaching search is heating up. The team interviewed Boston Celtics assistant Jay Larranaga on Tuesday, Yahoo! Sports is reporting. The Sixers are, reportedly, also going to interview Atlanta Hawks assistants Quin Snyder and Kenny Atkinson. Larranaga, whose father, Jim Larranaga, is the... Read more

Report: Sixers eyeing Pinckney

Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 3:07 PM
There appears to be two more names added to the 76ers’ coaching wish list. The Sixers have requested and received permission to speak to Chicago Bulls assistant coaches Ed Pinckney and Adrian Griffin for the vacant head-coaching position, ESPN’s Chris Broussard is reporting. According... Read more

Sixers claim former Rockets off waivers

Monday, July 15, 2013, 8:36 PM
The 76ers claimed former Houston Rockets James Anderson and Tim Ohlbrecht off waivers. The Rockets placed Ohlbrecht, a 6-foot-11 center, and Anderson, a 6-6 shooting guard, on waivers on Saturday. Both players have two seasons remaining on non-guaranteed contracts. As a result, they will basically... Read more

Sixers trade with Houston now official

Saturday, July 13, 2013, 12:01 PM
The 76ers formally announced the acquisition of Royce White and the rights to Furkan Aldemir in a deal with the Houston Rockets on Saturday. The deal was made on July 5, but it couldn’t become official Wednesday, the first day teams were permitted to make trades and sign free agents. The Sixers... Read more

Reports: Sixers to interview Jay Larranaga

Friday, July 12, 2013, 8:03 PM
ORLANDO – The 76ers will interview Boston Celtics assistant Jay Larranaga for their vacant head-coaching position, according to multiple reports. Larranaga is the son of University of Miami coach Jim Larranaga. The 38-year-old just completed his first season as a Celtics assistant. He was considered... Read more

Sixers top Nets in ninth-place

Friday, July 12, 2013, 5:53 PM
ORLANDO – The 76ers defeated the Brooklyn Nets, 89-86, in the Orlando Pro Summer League ninth-place game on Friday in the Amway Center practice gym. The Sixers finished the tourney with a 1-4 record. Combo guard Khalif Wyatt finished with a game-high 27 points. The former Temple guard made... 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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