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Archive: July, 2013

Former Temple star Khalif Wyatt could make 76ers' roster

Friday, July 12, 2013, 3:53 PM
After his prolific college career, the nation was well-aware of Khalif Wyatt’s scoring ability. The guard from Norristown can put the ball in the basket. It has been Wyatt’s passing ability, however, that has been pleasantly surprising throughout his time with the 76ers at the the Orlando... Read more

Sixers top Nets in ninth-place

Friday, July 12, 2013, 6:12 PM
ORLANDO – The 76ers defeated the Brooklyn Nets, 89-86, in the Orlando Pro Summer League ninth-place game on Friday in the Amway Center practice gym. The Sixers finished the tourney with a 1-4 record. Combo guard Khalif Wyatt finished with a game-high 27 points. The former Temple guard made... Read more

Holiday-Noel trade becomes official

Friday, July 12, 2013, 4:43 PM
ORLANDO -- The Jrue Holiday-for-Nerlens Noel trade is finally official. The New Orleans Pelicans introduced Holiday as their new point guard in a press conference Friday night Wednesday was the first day that NBA deals and free-agent signings could be completed. The recently married Holiday was on... Read more

Wyatt impresses Sixers general manager

Thursday, July 11, 2013, 2:23 PM
ORLANDO -- Sam Hinkie likes what he sees in Khalif Wyatt. The 76ers general manager made that clear while talking about the member of the Sixers’ Orlando Pro Summer League team. “He can really pass,” Hinkie said of Wyatt, an undrafted combo guard out of Temple. “We’re... Read more

Nerlens Noel wants his jersey number to acknowledge teams that passed on him

Thursday, July 11, 2013, 12:48 PM
Recent draft day addition Nerlens Noel may not be ready to hit the hardwood for a few months, but he already knows what number he wants to sport with the Sixers. According to an ESPN report, Noel wants to wear No. 5 in Philadelphia, in honor of the number of teams that passed on him on draft day. Noel... Read more

Sixers drop to 0-3 in Orlando Pro Summer League

Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 3:04 PM
ORLANDO - The 76ers remain winless in the Orlando Pro Summer League after Wednesday’s 74-62 setback to the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Amway Center practice gym. Swingman Rodney Williams scored 10 of his team-high 12 points in the first half for the (0-3). Reserve guard Justin Holiday added... Read more

Sixers chat with Keith Pompey

Thursday, July 11, 2013, 11:29 AM
The Inquirer's Keith Pompey takes your Sixers questions in a live chat, beginning at noon on Thursday. On a mobile device? Click HERE to follow along and submit questions. Read more

Sixers considering Lloyd Pierce?

Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 1:12 PM
ORLANDO -- Lloyd Pierce is the latest person rumored to receive consideration for the 76ers vacant coaching job. But it appears this rumor might not have a lot of legs to stand on. The Sixers have a policy of not commenting on rumors. A league source close to Pierce said the Sixers have not requested... Read more

Wyatt shines in Sixers summer-league setback

Monday, July 8, 2013, 3:14 PM
ORLANDO -- Khalif Wyatt finished with a game-high 25 points in the 76ers 96-75 setback to the Indiana Pacers on Monday at the Orlando Pro Summer League. The 6-foot-4 guard out of Temple added three rebounds, three steals and five turnovers as the Sixers dropped to 0-2 in the tourney. Wyatt made 11... Read more

Wyatt to remain with Sixers through summer league

Monday, July 8, 2013, 10:07 AM
ORLANDO – Khalif Wyatt will remain with the 76ers throughout the Orlando Pro Summer League, which concludes Friday. The 6-foot-4 combo guard was supposed to play two games with the Sixers before traveling to Las Vegas Wednesday to join the Dallas Mavericks summer-league squad. The Mavericks... Read more
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