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Archive: April, 2011

Hot Button: Chat Sixers, NBA with Smallwood

Friday, April 15, 2011, 10:15 AM
Live Chat: John Smallwood will chat about the Sixers and the NBA playoffs on Friday beginning at 11 am. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

Sixers expecting Iguodala, Williams for Game 1

Thursday, April 14, 2011, 8:22 PM
At this moment, the Sixers are still calling it a game-time decision as to whether Andre Iguodala and Lou Williams will be available for Saturday’s Eastern Conference playoff opener against the Miami Heat. As far as the individuals involved are concerned, both have come to the same conclusion... Read more

Video: Sixers fall in final tune-up

Thursday, April 14, 2011, 3:26 AM
Video: The Daily News' Bob Cooney recaps the Sixers regular season finale and previews the Sixers-Heat first-round series that begins Saturday in Miami. Download our new iPhone/Android app for all of our Sixers coverage, plus app-exclusive analysis and videos. Read more

Sixers' playoff schedule set

Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 10:34 PM
The playoff schedule for the Sixers and Miami Heat has been set. Game 1 - Sat April 16, Philadelphia at Miami, 3:30PM, ABC Game 2 - Mon April 18, Philadelphia at Miami, 7:00PM, TNT Game 3 - Thu April 21, Miami at Philadelphia, TBD, TNT Game 4 - Sun April 24, Miami at Philadelphia, 1:00PM, ABC Game... Read more

Sixers' playoff opener Saturday

Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 1:12 PM
Game 1 of the Sixers' first-round series against the Miami Heat is scheduled for Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in Miami. The game will be shown on ABC. Interestingly, those of you who are also Flyers fans will have to make a decision for the second half. Game 2 of the Flyers-Sabres series begins at 5 p.m... Read more

Iguodala out tonight vs. Orlando

Monday, April 11, 2011, 11:25 AM
Sixers forward Andre Iguodala will not play tonight against the Orlando Magic in order to rest his sore right knee. Iguodala has been playing through the pain for some time since being diagnosed with right knee chondromalacia in mid-March. Coach Doug Collins will start rookie Evan Turner. After... Read more

Williams says he's confident about return for playoffs

Sunday, April 10, 2011, 8:00 PM
Injured Sixers guard Lou Williams said today that he was happy with a weekend workout on his strained hamstring that will keep him out for the final two regular-season games this week. Williams was very hopeful that he will be able to suit up for the playoffs when they get under way either Saturday... Read more

Video: Sixers beat Raptors in sloppy win

Saturday, April 9, 2011, 12:34 AM
Video: The Sixers picked up a 98-93 win over the Raptors at the Wells Fargo Center Friday night. The Daily News' Bob Cooney breaks down the game. Download our new iPhone/Android app for all of our Sixers coverage, plus app-exclusive analysis and videos. Read more

The return of Lou Williams for postseason? Still up in air

Friday, April 8, 2011, 1:05 PM
Following the Sixers shootaround Friday morning at the Wells Fargo Center, the players made their way to the locker room to get dressed and head home. One player, however, was going against the traffic, instead heading out to the court to do some shooting. Guard Lou Williams, who is nursing a strained... Read more

Cooney: Bad time for a Sixers slump

Thursday, April 7, 2011, 10:55 AM
Video: Is this the worst possible time for the Sixers to slump? The Daily News' Bob Cooney discusses their status with the playoffs looming with CineSport's Noah Coslov. Download our new iPhone/Android app for all of our Sixers coverage, plus app-exclusive analysis and videos. 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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