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Sixers' Doug Collins not returning next season

Sunday, April 14, 2013, 10:31 PM
This big question for the 76ers this offseason used to center around what the organization will do with Andrew Bynum. Now it has shifted. The offseason will now include a search for a new coach. This is how this past week appears to have played out between 76ers coach Doug Collins and management,... Read more

Sixers assistant coach Brian James not officially leaving just yet

Sunday, April 14, 2013, 9:31 AM
Although there is a possibility that 76ers assistant Brian James will end up on the bench with Chris Collins at Northwestern University next season, nothing has been finalized, says James’ attorney John Langel, who is also the attorney for Doug Collins. "Brian James is still under contract... Read more

Doug Collins not in talking mood about his status

Friday, April 12, 2013, 6:37 PM
The quesions were ready to fly, but 76ers coach Doug Collins was having none of it. Barely one question got out about the recent Inquirer story that cited sources saying some in Sixers management wouldn't mind seeing Collins leave before the coach cut the direction of questioning into another area... Read more

Video: Sixers run over by Hawks

Thursday, April 11, 2013, 2:51 AM
The 76ers' losing streak reached three following a 124-101 defeat against the visiting Atlanta Hawks. The Daily News' Bob Cooney reports from Wells Fargo Center. Read more

Sixers add another Holiday

Monday, April 1, 2013, 12:19 PM
The 76ers have signed 6-6, 180-pound forward Justin Holiday, brother of point guard Jrue Holiday. To make room on the roster the Sixers have waived guard Jeremy Pargo. In the NBA Development League this season, Holiday played 47 games for the Idaho Stampede, starting 42 and averaging 17.3 points... Read more

76ers' Andrew Bynum undergoes knee surgery

Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 8:48 PM
76ers center Andrew Bynum underwent arthroscopic surgery on both knees Tuesday, the team announced. Bynum is scheduled to begin physical therapy on March 22 and will remain on crutches for six weeks. The Sixers announced Monday the surgery would occur and it would end any chance Bynum had to play... Read more

Sixers look to snap road losing streak against Clips

Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 4:35 PM
The last time the 76ers won a road game it was January 1 against the Los Angeles Lakers in the Staples Center. Tonight, the team returns to the Staples Center, only the opponent this time will be the Clippers. The Clippers they will be facing will be agitated, as they lost at the Sacramento... Read more

Bynum to have surgery, done for the season

Monday, March 18, 2013, 8:09 PM
Like the teams in the upcoming NCAA Tournament, it could be one and done for Andrew Bynum as a 76er. The Sixers announced at halftime of its game against the Portland Trail Blazers that the 7-foot, 300-pound Bynum will have surgery on Tuesday, thus ending one of the most frustrating situations in... Read more

Video: 76ers can't contain LeBron James

Thursday, March 14, 2013, 3:56 AM
The Sixers put up a fight, but the Heat's LeBron James was too much as the Sixers fell, 98-94. The Daily News' Bob Cooney reports from the Wells Fargo Center. Read more

Chip Kelly visits with Doug Collins

Monday, March 11, 2013, 8:52 PM
It may not have been the best of times for new Eagles coach Chip Kelly to talk to Doug Collins about what it’s like to coach in this city, being as Collins and his team was mired in a streak of 12-losses-in-13 games when the two met before the 76ers-Nets game Monday. Perhaps with the free agency... Read more
About this blog
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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