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Archive: June, 2013

Report:Sixers possible destination for Rockets' Asik

Sunday, June 30, 2013, 10:47 PM
The 76ers could be a possible landing spot for Houston Rockets center Omer Asik via a trade, reported Sunday night. The Rockets are making Jeremy Lin and Asik available in potential trades due to their pursuit of free agent center Dwight Howard. The Rockets are expected to sign Howard... Read more

Sixers sign former Temple center for summer league

Saturday, June 29, 2013, 12:13 PM
The 76ers have signed former Temple standout Micheal Eric to their Orlando Summer League roster. The center/power forward averaged 8.6 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.7 blocks this past season for the Canton Charge of the NBA Developmental League. The 6-foot-11, 240-pounder’s scoring average increased... Read more

Sixers' Orlando Summer League list

Saturday, June 29, 2013, 11:30 PM
The 76ers will participate in the Orlando Summer League from July 7-12 at the Amway Center in Orlando. The Sixers have yet to release the roster. But here are 10 players who will be on their summer-league team: Michael Carter-Williams PG 6-6 Syracuse Arsalan... Read more

Sixers fans are screaming ‘Hallelujah’

Friday, June 28, 2013, 9:38 AM
Admit it. You’re still in shock. Me too. No one outside of the 76ers’ NBA draft war room, anticipated the moves new general manager Sam Hinkie and his staff made Thursday night during the draft. Anyone who says otherwise isn’t telling the truth. The Sixers gave up the face of... Read more

First-round pick Carter-Williams intends to start for Sixers

Friday, June 28, 2013, 4:45 PM
If Michael Carter-Williams has his way, learning from the bench won’t be an option. The 76ers’ first-round draft pick expects to begin the regular season as the starting point guard. “I’m going to come in and work to be a Day 1 starter and establish myself from the beginning... Read more

Sixers deny hiring Brett Brown

Thursday, June 27, 2013, 11:05 PM
Sam Hinkie, the 76ers general manager, denied a New York Daily News report that his team has decided to hire San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Brett Brown. "Nothing of that substance happened happened I could tell you," Hinkie said around 1:15 a.m. Friday following Thursday night's NBA draft.... Read more

Report: Sixers trade Holiday for Nerlens Noel

Thursday, June 27, 2013, 8:34 PM
The 76ers traded Jrue Holiday to New Orleans for Pelicans first-round Nerlens Noel and the New Orleans’ 2014 first-round. The Sixers will also send this season’s 42d overall draft pick with Holiday. Noel, a center out of Kentucky, was the sixth overall draft pick in Thursday's NBA draft... Read more

Live chat: 2013 NBA Draft preview

Thursday, June 27, 2013, 4:23 AM
Join the Inquirer's Keith Pompey as he breaks down the latest rumors and predictions heading into the 2013 NBA Draft on Thursday at noon. On a mobile device? Click HERE to follow along and ask questions. Read more

Dwayne Davis works out for Sixers

Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 11:10 PM
The 76ers worked out former Southern Mississippi guard Dwayne Davis on Wednesday at PCOM. The 6-foot-5 senior averaged 16 points while shooting 41 percent on three-pointers in his lone season of college basketball. The Sixers have a first-round pick (11th) and two second-round selections (35th... Read more

Cody Zeller unsure if he'll be available for 76ers at No. 11 in Thursday's NBA Draft

Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 5:14 PM
NEW YORK – As Cody Zeller sees it, the 76ers might have to trade up if they want him in the NBA draft. “I don’t know if I will be around at 11,” the Indiana center/power forward said during Wednesday’s predraft press conference. “We will see.” The Sixers... 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.

Keith Pompey Staff Writer
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