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Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 6:51 PM
We’ve examined Kentucky’s James Young, Creighton’s Doug McDermott and Michigan’s Nik Stauskas plus Michigan State’s Gary Harris, aka a bunch of shooters that could potentially land the Sixers another perimeter threat with the No. 10 pick in tomorrow’s draft. What... Read more

Top 10 point/shooting guards in 2014 NBA draft (Highlight Reels)

Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 7:17 AM
Here are the Daily News' expected top-10 players at the guard position, point and shooting guard, including where they fit with the team based on the club's current needs. At point guard: 1. Shabazz Napier (UCONN) Another player that may play too fast for his own good, but the difference about... Read more

How Kentucky's James Young would fit with 76ers

Monday, June 23, 2014, 3:41 PM
Kentucky’s James Young is poised to make a splash in the NBA if he continues to be dominant as a perimeter player. We’ve examined Michigan State's Gary Harris and Nik Stauskas of Michigan, but Young is an example of another perimeter player that could land in the lottery and potentially... Read more

Film Breakdown: Michigan State SG Gary Harris

Friday, June 20, 2014, 3:22 PM
We’ve examined prospects like Nik Stauskas, Doug McDermott and others the Sixers could potentially be picking. Now let’s try another guard. Gary Harris is a tough-nosed, scrappy defender that can heat up from the outside. Gary Harris, SG, Michigan State, sophomore, 6-foot-4, 205 lbs Best... Read more

Mailbag: What does Embiid injury mean for 76ers' draft plans?

Thursday, June 19, 2014, 1:12 PM
So if you haven’t heard, this kind of happened today: Joel Embiid has suffered stress fracture in right foot and slated for surgery on Friday, agent Arn Tellem says. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 19, 2014 So here’s the deal: At this point, teams will be playing with... Read more

Film breakdown: Nik Stauskas

Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 8:35 PM
We started examining potential picks for the Sixers at the No. 10 when we looked at former Creighton Star, Doug McDermott. Though the club would need McDermott to slip some for them to really get a crack at him, let’s examine a player that should be available at the No. 10 spot come draft day:... Read more

Sixers chat with Bob Cooney

Friday, June 13, 2014, 3:11 AM
Join the Daily News' Bob Cooney as he takes your Sixers questions in a live chat, beginning at noon Friday. Get the full Sixerville experience at PhillyDailyNews.com. Read more

Film breakdown: Dissecting Doug McDermott's game

Thursday, June 12, 2014, 12:51 AM
After examining the top three draft picks of the 2014 NBA Draft, we haven’t examined many players that could end up with the Sixers for their second pick in the first round. So let’s look at one of college basketball’s greatest scorers and one of the best perimeter players in the... Read more

Film breakdown: Dissecting Joel Embiid's game

Monday, June 9, 2014, 2:53 PM
Since we’ve already examined Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker, let’s take a look at another potential No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, Kansas’ Joel Embiid. Joel Embiid, C, Kansas, freshman, 7-foot, 250 lbs NBA Comparison: Sammy Dalembert NBA Potential: Hakeem Olajuwon Strengths • Embiid... Read more

Source: Sixers move ahead on plan for Camden practice site

Friday, June 6, 2014, 3:33 PM
The 76ers are a step closer to building a dream practice facility in Camden, according to an NBA source. Friday, the organization filed for a tax credit in New Jersey, the first process to landing the site, which is located between the city’s Aquarium and Susquehanna Bank Center. “This... 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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