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Archive: December, 2010

Sixers get trampled in Chicago

Wednesday, December 22, 2010, 12:41 AM
Coach Doug Collins called the drubbiing an aberration. Andre Iguodala said that his team hasn't been playing that well, and against better teams it shows. Whatever the reason, the Sixers 121-76 loss to the host Chicago Bulls was as ugly as it gets. Collins said the game was a clunker, which might... Read more

Sixers play first of back-to-backs tonight in Chicago

Tuesday, December 21, 2010, 6:10 PM
The Sixers caught a slight break on Saturday night when they played an Orlando Magic team that was in the process of a trade, thus leaving the Magic with only eight players. The Sixers took advantage, improving to 3-10 on the road this season with a 97-89 win. Tonight they'll also face a team that... Read more

Willie Green's sister dies in car accident after game

Monday, December 20, 2010, 2:44 PM
The sister of former Sixers guard Willie Green and her cousin were killed on their way home from watching Green play for the New Orleans Hornets in an overtime loss to the Detroit Pistons last night at the Palace of Auburn Hills, the Detroit Free Press. Green played collegiately at Detroit Mercy. Tamara... Read more

Video: Defense key to Sixers' success

Thursday, December 16, 2010, 12:54 PM
Video: Bob Cooney of the Daily News talks to CineSport's Noah Coslov about the Sixers' recent success, and the tough road trip awaiting the team after hosting the Lakers on Friday. Download our new iPhone/Android app for all of our Sixers coverage, plus app-exclusive analysis and videos. Read more

Sixers face the Clippers tonight

Wednesday, December 15, 2010, 2:58 PM
Blake Griffin and the Los Angeles Clippers make their first appearance of the season at the Wells Fargo Center tonight to face a Sixers team that has won 6 of their last 8 games. The Clippers have lost three in a row and seven of their past nine. Griffin has been tremendous in his first season (missing... Read more

Chat Sixers with Bob Cooney

Wednesday, December 15, 2010, 5:56 AM
Bob Cooney will chat Sixers for the Hot Button in a live chat Wednesday beginning at 1 p.m. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

Sixers play at New Jersey tonight

Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 9:34 AM
The road has not been good for the 76ers so far this season, but the past two-plus weeks have. The Sixers are just 1-10 on the road this season, but have played better overall of late and won five of their last seven. Tonight they face a New Jersey Nets team that has struggled even more than the Sixers... Read more

Sixers face New Orleans Hornets today

Sunday, December 12, 2010, 10:24 AM
The Sixers face the struggling New Orleans Hornets, who have lost 7 of their last 10 after starting the season 11-1. Here are some keys for the Sixers today: *Get good bench production from others besides Thaddeus Young and Lou Williams. The Sixers have five games in the next seven days. Coach Doug... Read more

The red-hot Boston Celtics visit the Sixers tonight.

Thursday, December 9, 2010, 3:13 PM
The Boston Celtics, who have owned the Sixers in recent years, visit the Wells Fargo Center tonight, looking to expand on their 8-game winning streak. Here are some keys for the Sixers tonight, as they'll be looking to win their sixth-straight at home. *Show patience in the halfcourt offense. Ideally... Read more

Sixers face the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Wells Fargo Center tonight

Tuesday, December 7, 2010, 12:39 PM
If there is a team in the NBA the Sixers are familiar with so far this season it is the Cleveland Cavaliers. The two teams have already faced off twice this season, with Cleveland winning both. The Sixers will be looking for their fourth win in five games and fifth in a row at home. Here are some... 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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