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Archive: October, 2012

Andre Iguodala's letter to 76ers fans a reflection of his class

Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 12:40 PM
Did you see Andre Iguodala’s letter to Sixers fans on his website? You can read it here. "I would like to take the time to thank you and all your devoted sports fans for the passion, loyalty and spirit that you gave to me during eight seasons with the Philadelphia 76ers," Iguodala wrote. "Tonight... Read more

Sixers win while not at their best

Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 11:36 PM
The 76ers shot 35.3 percent, committed 16 turnovers, missed 18 three pointers, were outrebounded by seven and still beat visting Denver, 84-75 in the opening game for both teams. In short, the Sixers played less than their best and were still able to come out with a win. “This was a grind... Read more

Denver's Gallinari, Mozgov sidelined for Sixers game

Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 5:32 PM
The Denver Nuggets will be without two frontcourt performers for tonight’s opener at the Wells Fargo Center against the 76ers. Forward Danilo Gallinari is out with a left ankle sprain and center Timofey Mozgov is sidelined with a left knee strain. Both are listed as day to day. Gallinari went... Read more

Iguodala praises Holiday, Sixers

Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 3:20 PM
Jrue Holiday is looking for an extension by tonight's midnight deadline. Maybe he should have former teammate Andre Iguodala put in a good word for him. Speaking after today's shootaround before his Denver Nuggets face the 76ers in tonight's opener for both teams at the Wells Fargo Center, Iguodala... Read more

Andrew Bynum officially ruled out of season opener

Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 7:24 PM
The 76ers officially ruled out Andrew Bynum’s participation in Wednesday’s home opener against Denver during an evening practice at Wells Fargo Center on the eve of their season. Additionally, the Sixers said there is no timeframe for Bynum’s return. “While Andrew and the 76ers... Read more

Thaddeus Young looks to begin as a starter

Monday, October 29, 2012, 3:48 PM
Thaddeus Young has started a total of two games over the previous two years but it looks like he will be in the starting lineup when the Sixers open their season Wednesday against the Denver Nuggets at the Wells Fargo Center. In an email response today coach Doug Collins said as things stand now,... Read more

Andrew Bynum misses 76ers practice due to right knee discomfort

Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 1:01 PM
Andrew Bynum, who was expected to practice for the first time with the 76ers on Wednesday, did not take part in today’s workout at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Bynum sat out with right knee discomfort. "Andrew is out until he is pain-free," 76ers general manager Tony DiLeo... Read more

Minus Bynum, Collins saw encouraging preseason signs

Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 8:27 PM
What else was coach Doug Collins supposed to say? Of course he is disappointed that Andrew Bynum isn’t available to practice due to right knee discomfort. But the Sixers had to play the entire preseason schedule without him and who knows when he returns in the regular season? It likely won’t... Read more

No need to rush Bynum back. In fact, it would be stupid.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 11:20 AM
When the mechanical curtain retracts some 30 feet above the 76ers’ practice court at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine on Wednesday, reporters, cameramen and other interested news gathers will hustle like Pavlovian dogs to the window for a glimpse of what the entire area has been dying... Read more

Turner to get Friday off against Nets; Dan Gadzuric waived

Thursday, October 18, 2012, 2:11 PM
In Friday’s preseason game at Brooklyn against the Nets, 76ers coach Doug Collins said that he will be giving Evan Turner the night off. Collins has been giving his regulars a game off and said it’s likely Jrue Holiday will get one of the last two preseason games off. Kwame Brown, who... Read more
About this blog

Keith Pompey is in his first season covering the Sixers for The Inquirer after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons.

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.

Narducci also has a true passion for South Jersey scholastic sports, which he has covered for many years.

Keith Pompey Inquirer Staff Writer
Marc Narducci Inquirer Columnist
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