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Archive: December, 2012

Improved Warriors present steep challenge

Friday, December 28, 2012, 2:12 PM
OAKLAND - If the 76ers (14-15) are going to extend their winning streak to four games over the Golden State Warriors in their game tonight at Oracle Arena, they better be prepared to face a team that looks nothing like last season’s version of the team (23-43). Last season the Warriors dropped... Read more

Richardson out vs. Memphis

Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 11:23 AM
Starting a seven-game, 11-day road trip with an injured player as the first bit of information to arrive from the road is not the way to begin a road trip, but this is where the 76ers are as they prepare to face the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday. Starting shooting guard Jason Richardson will not... Read more

Uncertainty continues to surround Andrew Bynum

Friday, December 21, 2012, 9:08 PM
Andrew Bynum and the 76ers said he is getting better, able to increase his rehabilitation, beginning with riding a stationary bike. Both the Sixers and Bynum were smart not to give a timetable on his return or even if there would be a return. “It’s hard to say,” Sixers general manager... Read more

Ex-Sixer Lou Williams anxious to face former team

Friday, December 21, 2012, 3:01 PM
Lou Williams at first tried to downplay his first return tonight to play the 76ers, but the Atlanta Hawks guard then quickly changed gears and admitted that this is not a typical NBA game. Williams played his first seven years with the Sixers and is in his first season with the Hawks. He is enjoying... Read more

Jrue Holiday ruled out for tonight's game vs. Mavericks

Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 1:46 PM
UPDATE (8:05 p.m.): The Sixers announced via Twitter that guard Jrue Holiday will not play tonight due to a left foot sprain against the Dallas Mavericks. From earlier: DALLAS - Jrue Holiday remains a game-time decision for the 76ers game today against the Dallas Mavericks. Holiday said that when... Read more

Meeks looking forward to facing Sixers

Sunday, December 16, 2012, 1:43 PM
WASHINGTON -- After playing parts of the past three seasons with the 76ers, Jodie Meeks makes his first return to Philadelphia tonight with the Los Angeles Lakers. Meeks, who is averaging 7.9 points, but coming off a 24-point effort in Friday’s 102-96 win in Washington, says he has nothing but... Read more

Sixers not talking a good game

Sunday, December 16, 2012, 11:07 PM
When it comes to talking on defense, the Sixers have become the Marcel Marceau of the NBA. Coach Doug Collins said after Sunday’s 111-98 loss to the visiting Los Angeles Lakers that the Sixers aren’t communicating enough on D. Actually if they were talking more during the first half, they... Read more

Bryant ready for homecoming vs. 76ers

Saturday, December 15, 2012, 3:19 AM
Video: The Inquirer's Marc Narducci reports from the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. where Lakers guard and Lower Merion native Kobe Bryant talked about making yet another return to the area when the Sixers square of against the Lakers Sunday. Read more

Holiday out tonight, maybe longer

Friday, December 14, 2012, 2:30 PM
INDIANAPOLIS – Jrue Holiday is out for Friday’s game in Indianapolis (11-11) and there is a possibility that the 76ers (12-10) will be without their best player for more than one game. Holiday was diagnosed with a sprained left foot on Thursday. With Holiday out of the lineup, the Sixers... Read more

Video: 76ers Fall at Home to Chicago Bulls

Thursday, December 13, 2012, 3:47 AM
Video: The Philadelphia 76ers struggled from the free-throw line in a 96-89 loss to the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night. The Philadelphia Inquirer's John Mitchell broke down the loss after the game. 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.

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