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Let's keep the memory of Allen Iverson as just that, a memory.

Thursday, January 31, 2013, 10:06 PM
There is no denying that on December 7th, 2009 the Wells Fargo Center had as much electricity running through the stands as it has at any time since, maybe more. That includes the Game 6 win that propelled the Sixers past the Chicago Bulls and into the second round of the playoffs last season. It also... Read more

Talk turns to Andrew Bynum as return seems to be nearing

Sunday, January 27, 2013, 5:46 PM
“Exciting. Exciting.” Those were the words after Sunday’s 76ers practice at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine from associate head coach Michael Curry. He wasn’t talking about the 97-80 pasting the team put on the visiting New York Knicks on Saturday night, but rather... Read more

Bynum says, yet again, he's progressing

Monday, January 21, 2013, 7:53 PM
The 76ers paid over $16 million (and dealt a lot of players) to have Andrew Bynum on their team this season. We know that hasn’t turned out very well as he’s been sidelined with knee injures basically since being acquired in August. To try and quicken his return, the organization invested... Read more

Doug Collins wishes Chip Kelly, and Andy Reid, luck

Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 10:07 PM
Early in training camp, Sixers coach Doug Collins and his assistants loaded into an SUV after practice and headed to an Eagles practice as a guest of coach Andy Reid. Collins not only came away from that practice with respect for the Eagles' coaching staff, but also with a new friendship - with Reid... Read more

Video: 76ers can't stop Hornets in loss

Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 9:55 AM
Video: The Sixers fall to the Hornets, 111-99, at the Wells Fargo Center. The Daily News' Bob Cooney breaks down the Sixers struggles on defense. Read more

Sixers take on Thunder

Friday, January 4, 2013, 6:20 PM
The Oklahoma City Thunder own the best record in the NBA at 24-7. But there is minor panic down here concerning the defending Western Conference champs. See, the Thunder has won only half of their past six games and they did get blitzed, 110-93, Wednesday by the visiting Brooklyn Nets. According to... Read more

Sixers' Collins at a loss after loss to Suns

Thursday, January 3, 2013, 6:52 PM
The look was one of total befuddlement and the reaction was dispersed more than once from 76ers coach Doug Collins’ mouth. “I don’t know, I just don’t know,” is what he said repeatedly when asked about his team’s performance following Wednesday’s sloppy, lethargic... Read more

Rotation still in question for Collins

Saturday, December 29, 2012, 9:47 PM
The rotation is still the biggest question 76ers coach Doug Collins has about his team. Saturday, before the 14-16 Sixers took on the Portland Trail Blazers, Collins said that Royal Ivey will be a steady member in his rotation right now, as he likes the toughness Ivey brings at the defense end, particularly... Read more

This one was on the players

Saturday, December 29, 2012, 2:33 PM
Before each and every game there is a white board in the Sixers' locker room that shows the other team's starting lineup and key reserves, with some stats and percentages added. Next to that is a list of they keys to that game - what the Sixers must do, in the eyes of the coaches, to win that particular... Read more

Sixers looking for good life on road

Friday, December 28, 2012, 10:40 PM
Before tonight’s game against the Golden State Warriors, coach Doug Collins said he wasn’t sure if Jason Richardson, sidelined with a strained back against Memphis on Wednesday, was going to be able to play. A couple of minutes later, when I saw Richardson in the locker room after he warmed... 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 and follow him on Twitter.

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