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Iguodala Sits Out Practice

Saturday, October 23, 2010, 2:16 PM
Andre Iguodala, the 76ers' leading scorer last season, sat out Saturday's practice at Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine with a sprained right wrist. It remained unclear whether Iguodala would resume practicing today. The Sixers, 2-5 during the preseason, open their regular season Wednesday... Read more

Collins: 'I feel great, awesome, terrific'

Friday, October 22, 2010, 2:30 PM
When Doug Collins took a fall on Memorial Day at a coffee shop in Phoenix, he broke three ribs and hit his head on the concrete floor. Collins, the 76ers' new coach, revelead that and more after a practice today at PCOM that ran a solid 2 1/2 hours. This was Collins' first day back after missing... Read more

Collins ready to resume coaching activities

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 4:30 PM
Sixers coach Doug Colliins is being treated for vertigo and is feeling well enough to resume coaching activities. The team had off today and will hold practice tomorrow morning at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Collins flew with the team to Cincinnati on Monday for Tuesday's exhibition... Read more

Sixers exercise options on Holiday, Speights

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 2:51 PM
The Sixers have exercised their third-year option on guard Jrue Holiday and fourth-year option on forward/center Marreese Speights. Both players are now under contract through the 2011-12 season. Holiday was the 17th overall pick in 2009 and was the youngest player in the league last season. In 73... Read more

Video: Sixers are in trouble

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 9:40 AM
The Sixers' organization is in trouble as the team prepares to open the season next week. More from Bob Cooney in his weekly video. Read more

Collins out tonight, to return Friday

Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 2:45 PM
Doug Collins, fighting the effects of headaches and dizziness, will not coach the 76ers in their final preseason game tonight against the New York Knicks, but anticipates returning to practice Friday. Collins did not coach in the Sixers' 111-95 preseason loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers Tuesday night... Read more

SI predicts Sixers second in Atlantic

Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 12:18 PM
With the regular season upon us, it is the time for preseason predictions. Sports Illustrated's NBA preseason preview hits the stands this week. The magazine predicts that the Sixers will finish second in the Atlantic Division, but ninth in the Eastern Conference and miss the playoffs. The prediction... Read more

Collins back in Philadelphia to see neurologist

Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 6:32 PM
Sixers head coach Doug Collins is now back in Philadelphia and had a neurological test today to find out why he is still sufferening from dizziness and headaches after suffering a concussion on Memorial Day. Associate head coach Mike Curry, who will step in for Collins when the team faces the Cleveland... Read more

Collins to miss tonight's preseason game

Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 11:11 AM
Head coach Doug Collins will miss tonight's preseason game against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Cincinnati due to symptoms from a concussion he suffered on Memorial Day, the team said. Collins flew to Cincinnati with the team yesterday and had dinner with the team. He met with the coaching staff this... Read more

Collins to miss tonight's game

Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 10:58 AM
Sixers coach Doug Collins will return to Philadelphia because of symptoms related to a concussion he suffered on Memorial Day, the Sixers said. Associated coach Michael Curry will run the team tonight in a preseason game against Cleveland in Cincinnati. Collins' status for tomorrow's preseason finale... 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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