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Archive: February, 2012

Sixers: Hawes out for two more weeks, minimum

Monday, February 27, 2012, 9:18 PM
The 76ers will be without the services of center Spencer Hawes at least for another two weeks or more. Hawes, who has missed 20 games this season and 19 of the last 20 with a strained left Achilles’ tendon, will have the walking boot on his left foot but at the urging of his California specialist... Read more

Sixers: Hawes out for two more weeks

Monday, February 27, 2012, 9:16 PM
The 76ers will be without the services of center Spencer Hawes at least for another two weeks or more. Hawes, who has missed 20 games this season and 19 of the last 20 with a strained left Achilles’ tendon, will have the walking boot on his left foot but at the urging of his California specialist... Read more

Brand out with thumb injury, Nocioni to start

Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 1:09 PM
MEMPHIS – Philadelphia 76ers forward Elton Brand will miss Tuesday’s game with Memphis and Wednesday’s game at Houston after reinjuring his sprained right thumb in the late stages of the team’s loss to Minnesota on Sunday. In Brand’s place the Sixers will start Andres... Read more

Second half dooms 76ers in loss

Saturday, February 18, 2012, 3:39 AM
Video: Leading by 14 points at half time, the Sixers cooled off as Dirk Nowitzki heated up. Nowitzki's 24 points in the second half led the Mavericks to an 82-75 victory over the 76ers. Marc Narducci of the Inquirer reports from the Wells Fargo Center. Read more

Mavs Short On Guards Against Sixers

Friday, February 17, 2012, 12:41 PM
Dallas has won five games in a row but the Mavericks will be shorthanded for tonight’s game at the Wells Fargo Center against the 76ers. The Mavs will be without guards Jason Terry, Delonte West and Rodrique Beaubois. Terry has been bothered by a strained right quadriceps. West is suffering... Read more

Sixers Shot Down By Dallas

Saturday, February 18, 2012, 12:27 AM
These nights will happen in the NBA, but few to this degree. The Sixers couldn’t shoot their way out of a paper bag or any other item in Friday’s 82-75 loss to the Dallas Mavericks. Afterwards, everybody in the Sixers locker room talked about how they had good looks. They were right.... Read more

Hawes To See L.A. Specialist

Friday, February 17, 2012, 11:54 AM
Spencer Hawes won’t be returning to the 76ers lineup anytime soon. After today’s shootaround the team announced that Hawes would be seeing Dr. Richard Ferkel from the Southern California Orthopedic Institute on Thursday. Hawes remains out with a sore left Achilles tendon. Initially, the... Read more

Lou Williams talks All Star break plans

Friday, February 17, 2012, 3:38 PM
Lou Williams talks about how he felt to be mentioned as a possible All Star and how he'll be spending his All Star break. Read more

Sixers: Race, not racism, plays role in Linsation

Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 2:43 PM
When Boxer Floyd Mayweather wrote on his Twitter account Monday that ‘Jeremy Lin is a good player but all the hype is because he’s Asian,’ and then later followed up with a tweet saying, ‘I’m speaking my mind on behalf of other NBA players. They are programmed to be politically... Read more

Sixers go full year without anyone going for 30

Monday, February 13, 2012, 2:50 PM
The 76ers are just one of four NBA teams - New Orleans, Charlotte and Memphis are the others – that have not had a 30-point scorer this season. In fact, the Sixers have gone more than a full year without a player on their roster scoring at least 30 in a game. Elton Brand last did it when he went... 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
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