Keith Pompey, Philly Inquirer

Keith Pompey

Philly Inquirer

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Recent articles by Keith:

Sixers to open scrimmage slate vs. Memphis Grizzlies

The Grizzlies matchup will be the first of three scrimmages before the 76ers open the NBA restart against the Indiana Pacers on Aug. 1. → Read More

Al Horford prepared to deliver in Brett Brown’s different lineups to help Sixers in NBA restart

All signs point to the five-time All-Star going back to the bench despite standing out in eight straight starts. → Read More

Sixers mailbag: Evaluating the return of Ben Simmons, Zhaire Smith’s injury and a fifth starter

Simmons should be fine to go full-go in the Sixers' NBA restart opener against the Indiana Pacers on Aug. 1. → Read More

Sixers podcast: Are the chemistry issues resolved? We’ll find out in August

We won’t find out if the 76ers' chemistry issues are resolved until they start playing in actual games. → Read More

Glenn Robinson III feels Sixers are “way more connected ... now”

Ben Simmons has put a lot of trust into the NBA and veteran players in mentor LeBron James and National Basketball Players association president Chris Paul to put players in position to remain healthy and complete the season. → Read More

Sixers’ Ben Simmons: ‘I’m feeling better than I was when I started this season'

Simmons: “I was able to get pilates in almost every day, lifting weights taking care of my body, getting back to 100 percent. So I’ve just been trying to go overboard with that, and be prepared to be down there [in Orlando] and play.” → Read More

NBA, NBPA announce positive COVID-19 tests for nine more players

Before NBA teams depart for Orlando, 25 of 351 players have tested positive for the coronavirus since testing began on June 23. → Read More

Sixers opportunity ‘too hard to pass up’ for Ryan Broekhoff in the end

The 29-year-old’s wife has an auto-immune disease, which makes her high risk for COVID-19. The married couple also has a one-year-old son. → Read More

Sixers coach Brett Brown says ‘there’s kind of a Team Al and a Team Joel'

Brown said none of his players have tested positive for COVID-19 or have decided to opt out of the Orlando-based restart. → Read More

Sixers investigating allegations of racism and bullying after former employees reveal mistreatment on Instagram

Former Sixers employee Anthony Ngo on organization: "However, the privilege and classism they exuded on a daily basis was too much to stomach.” → Read More

Sixers inching closer to resumption of season

Wednesday marks the first day that NBA teams, participating in the league’s restart, have the ability to mandate individualize workouts. → Read More

Sixers podcast: Restart schedule not as easy as people think

Host Keith Pompey and Heart Of Sports 610 ESPN co-host Jeff Cohen discuss the 76ers’ " seeding" schedule for the upcoming NBA restart at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla. → Read More

Lending a hand? Sixers partner Michael Rubin is ALL IN

Rubin, 47, is devoted to helping people in need. He found the spotlight last year when and Meek Mill launched a criminal justice initiative called Reform Alliance, which seeks to reform probation and parole laws. → Read More

Sixers’ owners Josh Harris and David Blitzer purchase stake in Pittsburgh Steelers

This a personal investment for Harris and Blizers, separate from Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment. → Read More

Sixers podcast: Discussing the pursuit of Brett Brown’s assistants for NBA head coaching jobs

Is Ime Udoka in line to become the latest 76ers assistant to move on as a head coach? → Read More

Sixers part ways with Ruben Boumtje Boumtje, Jesse Wright and Rich Fernando

Several employees were notified last week their options would not be picked up. → Read More

Sixers owners reportedly exploring purchase of New York Mets reports that talks remain in the early stages. Steve Greenberg at Allen & Co. has been retained by the Mets to oversee the sale process. → Read More

Inquirer’s Sixers beat writer: I am George Floyd

It is hard to think about the return of the NBA when the killing of George Floyd continues to haunt this country, and this writer. → Read More

Sixers’ Elton Brand, Tobias Harris and Matisse Thybulle join Black Lives Matter protest in Philadelphia

Brand, Harris, Thybulle, and Raptors star and Philly native Kyle Lowry were among the thousands marching down the city streets on Saturday. → Read More

National Basketball Players Association approves NBA’s 22-team return-to-play format

The NBA and NBPA will work through several details on the resumption of this season and establish a date for the start of the next. → Read More