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Archive: July, 2010

Igoudala says he needs to be a better leader

Tuesday, July 20, 2010, 5:34 PM
Sixers' swingman Andre Igoudala was among 19 players to take part in the first of a 5-day minicamp at UNLV for USA Basketball in advance of the World Championships in Turkey. Igoudala, at a USA Basketball camp, for the third time is hoping to make the roster and potentially be in line for a spot on... Read more

Ex-Sixer Korver thanks fans

Sunday, July 18, 2010, 3:24 PM
Much as he did when he left the 76ers, guard Kyle Korver had kind words for the fans in Utah. Korver left the Jazz as a free agent, signing with Chicago with a 3-year, $15 million deal. Via his Facebook page, Korver had this message: Hey Jazz fans! Just wanted to take a couple minutes and say thank... Read more

Green to participate in Africa camp

Thursday, July 15, 2010, 4:50 PM
Sixers guard Willie Green will join NBA players and African natives DeSagana Diop (Senegal), Luc Mbah a Moute (Cameroon) and Hasheem Thabeet (Tanzania) in Basketball without Borders Africa. The African edition of the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development and community outreach program... Read more

Sixers Sign Turner

Wednesday, July 14, 2010, 4:13 PM
This comes as no great surprise, but the 76ers have signed first-round draft choice Evan Turner. Turner, a guard from Ohio State, was the No. 2 overall pick in the NBA draft in June. By the rules of the collective bargaining agreement, his contract includes two guaranteed seasons plus two option... Read more

Billy King new Nets' GM

Wednesday, July 14, 2010, 1:14 PM
Former 76ers general manager Billy King has been named the New Jersey Nets’ new general manager. King was hired Wednesday to replace Rod Thorn as the team’s top executive, new owner Mikhail Prokhorov announced in a release. Thorn is stepping aside as president and general manager on Friday... Read more

Bob Cooney chats Sixers, NBA

Monday, July 12, 2010, 4:10 AM
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Sixers looking up

Friday, July 9, 2010, 2:36 PM
Bob Cooney of the Daily News reports from Orlando on the Sixers Summer League and discusses the state of the team heading into the upcoming season. Watch the video below. Read more

Sixers play final Summer League game today

Friday, July 9, 2010, 9:10 AM
New Sixers guard Evan Turner says in his bio that he likes to golf during his off time. In golfing terms, then, Turner is probably going to take a mulligan on his play this week down here in the Orlando Summer League. The second pick in the draft had a tough go of it again last night, making just... Read more

Holiday out for tonight's game

Thursday, July 8, 2010, 7:15 PM
Sixers point guard Jrue Holiday will not play in tonight's Summer League game in Orlando against the Charlotte Bobcats due to a strained left hamstring. Holiday has been tearing it up down here in the three games that he has played. Also, center Marreese Speights is no longer with the team after playing... Read more

Evan Turner's conditioning

Thursday, July 8, 2010, 5:01 PM
Bob Cooney of the Daily News discusses Evan Turner's conditioning struggles and whether or not Doug Collins and the Sixers staff are concerned. 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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