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Archive: February, 2013

Reversal: Missing the playoffs the right thing for this team

Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 2:37 PM
Last year, even though it was clear that the 76ers were not a good team, I advocated for them to reach the playoffs, which they did. I thought it was the right thing at that time. They had young players whom I thought would benefit from the experience, and I think they have. However, they have changed... Read more

Sixers pre-game Notes: T. Young feeling good

Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 1:24 PM
One of the positive developments in a 76ers season with very few is that forward Thaddeus Young was on schedule in returning from his hamstring injury. Young was back in the lineup for Sunday’s 99-93 loss to the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden after missing six games. He suffered the... Read more

Silence of Bynum still speaks volumes

Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 7:32 PM
When Andrew Bynum talks it makes news and when he doesn’t speak, it also finds its way into the headlines. Bynum was supposed to give a progress report to reporters before Tuesday’s game with the Orlando Magic at the Wells Fargo Center. With the usual large weekly crowd waiting by his... Read more

Watch: Sixers can't keep up with the Heat

Sunday, February 24, 2013, 1:32 AM
The 76ers put up a tough fight, but ultimately fell to the streaking Miami Heat at home in a 114-90 loss. The Inquirer's John Mitchell reports from the Wells Fargo Center. Read more

Bynum: Still not ready

Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 2:19 PM
Sixers center Andrew Bynum indicated today at practice that he could be on the floor soon, adding that he is getting to the point that he may just have to accept that playing with pain will be something he has to. Bynum does continue to ramp up his workouts. However, there is still no timeline for... Read more

Collins looking to steal some wins

Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 6:02 PM
In Doug Collins eyes, his 76ers team should be 26-24 instead of 22-28. That doesn’t make the current record any easier to take. Collins understands the Sixers are still fortunate to even be chasing a potential playoff berth. They are currently three games out of the No. 8 and final Eastern Conference... Read more

Don't hold your breath on Evan Turner trade

Sunday, February 10, 2013, 3:57 PM
Would the 76ers trade guard/forward Evan Turner? Of course they would, especially if the right deal comes down the pike. And the Sixers will continue to engage in the trade talks that all teams engage in as this time of the year as the trade deadline approaches (Feb. 21, 3 P.M.). The Sixers, however... Read more

Richardson out 9-12 months following surgery

Friday, February 8, 2013, 4:10 PM
Jason Richardson will be out perhaps almost a full year recovering from what he says is a cartilage tear the size of a quarter in his left knee. “It’s pretty tough news to hear,” Richardson, 32, said earlier today following the 76ers practice this afternoon at Philadelphia College... Read more

Sixers sign Pargo

Thursday, February 7, 2013, 12:07 PM
The 76ers have signed guard Jeremy Pargo. Pargo will replace Shelvin Mack on the Sixers roster now that his 10-day contract has expired. The last time Sixers fans saw Pargo he was filling in for injured Cleveland All-Star Kyrie Irving back on Nov. 21 in a Cleveland victory. Pargo went for a career-high... Read more

Source: Richardson told twice to have surgery

Thursday, February 7, 2013, 11:27 AM
Jason Richardson has been advised by two of the three doctors that have seen his ailing left knee to have season-ending surgery, according to a league-source with knowledge of the situation. According to a report that first appeared on Yahoo Sports! Richardson, 32, will undergo season-ending surgery... 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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