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Archive: May, 2012

Williams still opting out; Humphries in Sixers' future?

Monday, May 28, 2012, 4:29 PM
If the Sixers do agree to let Elton Brand walk under the NBA’s amnesty clause, they will be in position to add a power forward from the crop of potential free agents in the 2012 class. Amnesty allows a team to pay a player his salary – something even wealthy team owners don’t look... Read more

76ers Possess A Quiet Confidence For Game 7

Saturday, May 26, 2012, 12:48 PM
BOSTON -- The 76ers have a quiet confidence as they prepare for the pressure-packed deciding Game 7 in tonight’s Eastern Conference semifinal against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden. If the Sixers are as poised with their play as they were dealing with the media after today’s shootaround... Read more

76ers Can't Overcome Shooting Woes

Sunday, May 27, 2012, 12:19 AM
BOSTON -- When it came down to it, the 76ers lost this seven-game Eastern semifinal series to the Boston Celtics due to one main reason. “We struggled to score,” coach Doug Collins said after the Sixers were eliminated with Saturday’s 85-75 loss to the Boston Celtics at TD Garden... Read more

Holiday Looks To Stay Aggressive

Friday, May 25, 2012, 8:54 PM
It was an honest admission on the eve of the biggest game of Jrue Holiday’s professional career. Following Friday’s practice at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Holiday was asked about maintaining his aggressiveness for an entire game. Holiday is coming off his best performance... Read more

KG: "fair-weathered" beats bigoted any day

Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 9:19 PM
So, Kevin Garnett has decided that he wanted to boost the collective psyche of those wannabe fans in Boston, endearing himself to them by calling the fans of the City of Brotherly Love “fair-weathered.” “Take that how you want,” Garnett added. You think we’re the fair... Read more

Pierce Lauds The Sixers Fighting Spirit

Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 3:34 AM
BOSTON -- The theme coming out of the Celtics locker room is how impressed they are with the fight in the 76ers. That is why nobody on Boston expects the Sixers to fade after losing 101-85 on Monday at TD Garden and now finding themselves on the brink of elimination in this Eastern Conference semifinal... Read more

Failure To Create Better First Half Distance Led To Sixers Loss

Monday, May 21, 2012, 11:38 PM
BOSTON -- The key to the Boston Celtics 101-85 win over the 76ers was the fact that the Sixers couldn’t apply the knockout punch when the Celtics appeared ready to go down. That would be the first half. True, the Sixers led 50-47 at halftime, but they clearly outplayed Boston and should have... Read more

Bradley Out Tonight For Celtics

Monday, May 21, 2012, 6:17 PM
BOSTON – Boston Celtics guard and defensive stopper Avery Bradley, who has been hampered by an ailing shoulder, won’t play in tonight’s Game 5 against the 76ers. When asked if Bradley could return for Wednesday’s Game 6 in Philadelphia, Celtics coach Doc Rivers wasn’t... Read more

76ers shock Celtics to even series

Saturday, May 19, 2012, 2:34 AM
Video: The 76ers erased an 18-point deficit to stun the Celtics 92-83 in Game 4 of their semifinal playoff series. The Inquirer's John Mitchell and The Boston Globe's Dan Shaughnessy discuss the game. Read more

76ers Can't Fall Asleep On Ray Allen Tonight

Friday, May 18, 2012, 1:16 PM
The 76ers have their hands full with the Celtics Big Three, but they also realize that they can’t fall asleep on Ray Allen in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series with the Celtics at the Wells Fargo Center. Yes, Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo and Paul Pierce combined for 74 points... 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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