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Archive: April, 2013

Sixers NBAD-League franchise coming

Friday, April 26, 2013, 3:41 PM
The 76ers are set to announce the acquisition of an NBA Developmental League team on Saturday. Sixers majority owner Joshua Harris, who not long ago said the Sixers were very close to announcing the acquisition of a team, will be joined at the University of Delaware along with NBA Development League... Read more

Is Tony DiLeo safe?

Thursday, April 25, 2013, 2:33 PM
While the hunt for a coach for the 76ers has taken center stage, the question mark at general manager - which this struggling club addressed (or at least bandaged) before last season – also hangs over the franchisel. Majority owner Josh Harris made it a point to say that he and general manger... Read more

Collins to be consultant

Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 6:31 PM
Doug Collins and the 76ers have reached agreement on a deal that will install Collins as special consultant to the team. The final stages of the deal are being hammered out between Collins’ lawyers John B. Langel, the chairman of law firm Ballard Spahr’s litigation department. The deal... Read more

Sixers muzzle Collins; players talking

Monday, April 15, 2013, 7:45 PM
DETROIT – The76ers continue to ward of questions concerning the impending end of Doug Collins’ coaching career in the Philadelphia later this week Moments before Collins conducted his pre-game press conference prior to a meaningless game here against the Detroit Pistons, team director... Read more

James: no formal conversations with Northwestern

Sunday, April 14, 2013, 1:49 PM
Philadelphia 76ers assistant coach Brian James said he has not had any formal talks with Northwestern University to become an assistant coach with the men’s basketball team. Chris Collins, son of Sixers coach Doug Collins, was recently named the head coach there. “I have not talked to... Read more

Erving on Collins, Bynum trade

Sunday, April 14, 2013, 4:11 PM
It’s clear that Julius Erving is still a big fan of old teammate Doug Collins and not a big fan of the Andrew Bynum trade that looks to have set this franchise back a few years. Erving on Collins: “Doug is going to do what’s best for him and his family and the organization is going... Read more

Collins evasive before Washington game

Friday, April 12, 2013, 8:02 PM
When asked before Friday’s game about Thursday’s report in the Inquirer that the 76ers front office hopes that Collins will resign and that they don’t want to offer him another extension, Collins said that he felt he had the support of ownership. “Absolutely,” Collins... Read more

More on Holiday's horrific shooting in Charlotte

Thursday, April 4, 2013, 1:28 PM
CHARLOTTE – Were the Charlotte Bobcats responsible for Jrue Holiday’s historically bad shooting performance? Or was it a case of Holiday being off. Way off. Holiday finished with just five points. His 2-for-24 shooting represented the fewest number of made field goals by a player attempting... Read more

Bynum's agent: 'Ball is in Sixers' court'

Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 2:39 PM
CHARLOTTE – The agent for Andrew Bynum says that the player has not ruled out signing a contract with the 76ers once free agency begins July 1. “I don’t see why not,” Bynum’s agent, David Lee, said Wednesday morning when asked whether or not Bynum would consider signing... Read more

76ers weigh in on Kevin Ware's injury

Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 5:09 AM
By now, most sports fans have heard about Kevin Ware’s gruesome injury. The Louisville guard snapped his leg in the first half of Sunday’s 85-63 Midwest Regional final victory over Duke in Indianapolis. Doug Collins, the 76ers coach, attended the game. His son, Chris, was on the Duke... Read more
About this blog

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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