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Archive: November, 2009

Stefanski: No decision after meeting

Monday, November 30, 2009, 3:57 PM
UPDATED 2: Comcast-Spectacor has sent a statement from Ed Snider in which he throws his support behind Ed Stefanski. As we reported in today's Daily News, Snider was presented with the idea of re-signing Iverson on Saturday and said he would allow Stefanski and his basketball people to make the decision... Read more

Phil Jasner chats Sixers and Iverson

Monday, November 30, 2009, 3:48 PM
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Brand out for Spurs game tonight

Sunday, November 29, 2009, 6:07 PM
Forward Elton Brand will be sidelined again tonight due to a tight right hamstring. It is the third straight game Brand will miss. Coach Eddie Jordan made the Brand announcement before the game. "No Elton tonight," the coach said. "It could be an 11th hour decision that he just comes... Read more

Jordan Noncommital On Iverson

Sunday, November 29, 2009, 3:34 PM
Eddie Jordan is making it sound as if the 76ers' consideration of free agent guard Allen Iverson isn't as serious as it has been portrayed. Speaking before this morning's shootaround in San Antonio, Jordan said he has not spoken with Iverson and that the Sixers are not seriously looking at any free... Read more

The Iverson Saga: What Will Ed Snider Say?

Saturday, November 28, 2009, 3:39 PM
The 76ers, knowing they will be without the injured Lou Williams for two months, have internally discussed the possibility of bringing back Allen Iverson. As of about 3:30 Saturday afternoon, Comcast-Spectacor chief operating officer Peter Luukko was contemplating discussing the situation later in... Read more

Iverson And The 76ers: A Big Maybe

Saturday, November 28, 2009, 1:09 PM
The 76ers, knowing they will be without the injured Lou Williams for two months, have internally discussed the possibility of bringing back Allen Iverson. But, as of Saturday afternoon, the process had not advanced beyond that point. A FOXSports.com report indicated that the situation could escalate... Read more

The Losing Streak Expands To Five

Friday, November 27, 2009, 10:36 PM
The 76ers can't win when: They allow at least 100 points. Thedy're 1-8 in that category, and have given up that many points in four of the last five games. They let the opponents shoot at least 50 percent from the floor. The Hawks shot 51.4 to turn back the Sixers 100-86 tonight. The Sixers are 0-6... Read more

Brand Out, Smith, Holiday In

Friday, November 27, 2009, 7:10 PM
The 76ers' Elton Brand, who strained his right hamstring in Tuesday night's loss in Washington, is sitting out a second game tonight and is not expected to play Sunday night in San Antonio. The plan is for him to resume competition Monday night in Dallas. With Brand and Lou Williams out, coach Eddie... Read more

Lou Williams out 8 weeks

Thursday, November 26, 2009, 1:31 PM
Sixers guard Lou Williams underwent surgery this morning for a fractured jaw and will be out 8 weeks, the team announed. Williams had his upper and lower jaws wired together after he was examined by team physician Dr. Jack McPhilemy and oral surgeon Alfred Wolanin. Williams will meet with a nutritionist... Read more

Should Have Been A Happier Ending

Wednesday, November 25, 2009, 9:03 PM
If this is really the end of Allen Iverson's NBA career, it's not the way it should have ended. There should have been a press conference. There should have been a celebration of a career that will almost certainly land the guy in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall Of Fame. Instead, it ended... Read more
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Bob Cooney has been at the Daily News for more than 20 years, working in the sports department for the past 15. This is his third season on the Sixers beat. He has covered just about everything, but mostly college basketball, where he was the La Salle beat writer for six seasons. E-mail Bob at cooneyb@phillynews.com and follow him on Twitter.

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