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What to think of all this Bynum stuff?

Monday, November 12, 2012, 2:01 PM
I was at Sixers shootaround this morning when the release about Andrew Bynum was emailed to the media. I put the statement up on my blog but I was busy talking to players so I didn't have time to put my personal spin on this. So here it is. I wrote for Saturday's Sportsweek that I thought it was crazy... Read more

Bynum might not return until January

Monday, November 12, 2012, 11:23 AM
The 76ers announced that Andrew Bynum might not be able to play basketball until January because of his knee injury. In a statement, the Sixers said that Bynum had an MRI exam on Nov. 5. The diagnosis from Dr. David W. Altchek of New York's Hospital for Special Surgery, who also is Bynum's longtime... Read more

Turner and Holiday lead Sixers past Celtics

Saturday, November 10, 2012, 12:17 AM
When the Sixers made Evan Turner the second overall pick in June of 2010, Friday night's performance by he and backcourt mate Jrue Holiday were what fans envisioned. Perhaps Turner's 25 points, 11 rebounds and stellar defense, along with Holiday's 21 points and 14 assists will somewhat become the norm... Read more

Sixers face Hornets in New Orleans tonight

Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 1:36 PM
Just as the Eagles did earlier this week, the Sixers head to New Orleans in search of their offense. Unlike the Eagles, who faced a horrendous Saints defense, the Sixers will be facing one of the best defenses in the NBA. The Sixers, who will be without Jason Richardson (ankle) and Kwame Brown (calf)... Read more

Sixers host Knicks in second end of back-to-backs

Monday, November 5, 2012, 2:12 PM
Sixers coach Doug Collins likes to talk about hockey assists when describing a good perimeter game that leads to open looks. He witnessed plenty of them on Sunday at Madison Square Garden, only it wasn't his team that was moving the ball so well, it was the Knicks. New York nailed 11 of their 27 three... Read more

Sixers hire analytics expert

Friday, November 2, 2012, 7:46 PM
Like many teams in the NBA the 76ers are entering into the age of analytics. Friday the team announced it named Aaron Barzilai to the newly created position of director of basketball analytics. Barzilai, a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who also owns a Ph.D. and Master’s... Read more

Andre Iguodala back in town as a visitor

Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 2:52 PM
It's not normal for a throng of media to be assembled for a visiting team's shootaround on the morning of games, but there were a lot on hand at the Wells Fargo Center this morning when Andre Iguodala and the Nuggets opened their practice. Iguodala seemed excited to be back to the place where he spent... Read more

Sixers give update on Andrew Bynum

Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 8:01 PM
The Sixers released a statement tonight on the status center Andrew Bynum. It read: As previously announced, Andrew Bynum has a bone bruise of the right knee. While Andrew and the 76ers are both eager for him to resume game play as soon as possible, given the long regular season and playoffs, the... Read more

Collins embraces professionalism as much as talent

Friday, October 26, 2012, 8:34 PM
There was still 12 seconds on the clock when 76ers coach Doug Collins got up off his huge, blue comfort balancing ball on which he perches himself and called his players together. He had seen enough. Collins wasn't unhappy though. In fact, he couldn't have been more thrilled. Just before he stopped... Read more

Measuring the Sixers in Atlantic Division

Friday, October 26, 2012, 10:46 AM
The Daily News' Bob Cooney talks with CineSport's Justin Shackil about Andrew Bynum's status, as well as the Sixers overall improvement by 14 wins last season. The team is ready to take the next step, but can they pull it off? Watch the video and weigh in. 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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