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Archive: August, 2013

Source: Sixers hire Iske as assistant

Saturday, August 31, 2013, 4:42 PM
The 76ers have agreed in principle to hire Chad Iske as an assistant coach on Saturday, a league source has confirmed. Iske comes to the Sixers from the Denver Nuggets, where he oversaw scouting of the upcoming opponent and assisted in the game-plan preparation. He is the second assistant hired to... Read more

Sixers chat with Keith Pompey

Monday, August 26, 2013, 5:42 PM
Join the Inquirer's Keith Pompey as he takes your Sixers questions in a live chat, Thursday at noon. On a mobile device? Click here to join the chat. Read more

Gary Payton was behind Allen Iverson's 'practice' rant all along

Thursday, August 22, 2013, 11:39 AM
You may have heard about the time Allen Iverson went on a tirade about having to practice while with the Sixers. It probably came up one or two times during his time here or even years afterward. Well, it turns out - if you can remember the rant I'm talking about, even - that with his retirement... Read more

LeBron James' recent police escort is under investigation

Monday, August 19, 2013, 5:07 PM
Like thousands of others, LeBron James attended the Jay-Z/Justin Timberlake concert at Sun Life Stadium in Miami last Friday. Unlike the thousands of other concertgoers however, James did not have to wait in the bumper-to-bumper traffic leading into the stadium. Instead, the Miami mega-star was given... Read more

Sixers assistants are out

Friday, August 16, 2013, 12:01 PM
In his first big move as 76ers coach, Brett Brown has decided not to retain the team's assistant coaches. He informed Michael Curry, Aaron McKie and Jeff Capel Thursday night they would not be a part of his staff moving forward. All three were holdovers from Doug Collins' staff, and are under contract... Read more

Sixers preseason schedule

Friday, August 16, 2013, 10:43 AM
Here is the 76ers' 2013-14 preseason schedule. DATE OPPONENT LOCATIONS TIME (EST) Oct. 6 Bilbao Bilbao, Spain (Bizkaia Arena at the BEC) 12 p.m. Oct. 8 Oklahoma City Manchester, England (Phones 4u Arena) 7 p.m. Oct. 11 Boston Newark, Del. (Bob Carpenter... Read more

Philadelphia hoops not what it once was

Thursday, August 15, 2013, 4:55 PM
Dime Magazine's Tyler Tynes wrote an interesting piece on the rich history of the Philadelphia basketball circuit and its recent decline when it comes to players reaching the professional level. The city’s hoops culture has always been known for being tough and ferocious. There are the all-time... Read more

Live updates: Sixers introduce Brett Brown as new head coach

Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 2:50 PM
After a process that GM Sam Hinkie called "really, really methodical," the 76ers introduced new head coach Brett Brown this afternoon. Calling the job one that he was "very interested in" and himself "a defensive coach," Brown addressed the media: On succeeding in Philly: "Can you imagine if we... Read more

Sixers head coach Brett Brown stresses patience

Thursday, August 15, 2013, 12:15 AM
New Sixers head coach Brett Brown addressed reporters following Wednesday's news conference. Read more

Sixers waive Justin Holiday

Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 11:08 AM
The 76ers waived Justin Holiday on Tuesday, a league source has confirmed. The 6-foot-6 guard was called up last season from the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League on April 1. He averaged 4.7 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 1.6 assists while appearing in nine games. He came to Philadelphia in... Read more
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