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Archive: December, 2009

Snider: 'Opportunity to Shine' for Iverson

Wednesday, December 2, 2009, 5:03 PM
Comcast-Spectacor chairman Ed Snider mirrored earlier comments made by Sixers president and general manager Ed Stefanski about the signing of Allen Iverson. "With Lou Williams' injury and the fact that he'll be out of our lineup for eight weeks, Allen is the best available guard for us at this... Read more

Jordan and team get ready for return of AI

Wednesday, December 2, 2009, 1:04 PM
After this morning's shoot around at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, the main topic of conversation wasn't about tonight's opponent, the Thunder, but of course about the return of Allen Iverson. The team announced earlier in the day that the 10-time All-Star would be coming back to the team that... Read more

Sixers Sign Iverson

Wednesday, December 2, 2009, 9:19 AM
It's a done deal. The 76ers have signed free agent guard Allen Iverson, and said he will make his debut Monday night when they face the Denver Nuggets at the Wachovia Center. "The buzz is here," Iverson's agent, Leon Rose, told the Daily News this morning. "It's a great opportunity... Read more

Iverson Would Have To Make Good

Tuesday, December 1, 2009, 3:31 PM
The 76ers are prepared to sign free agent guard Allen Iverson, but only if Iverson is prepared to accept a non-guaranteed contract, according to a source familiar with the situation. The Sixers would offer a pro-rated $1.3 million, the veterans' minimum for players with at least 10 seasons of experience;... Read more

More Iverson Conversation Today

Tuesday, December 1, 2009, 10:06 AM
Ed Stefanski, the 76ers' president/general manager, will speak again today with Leon Rose, Allen Iverson's agent, according to a source familiar with the situation. The plan is for Stefanski and Rose to re-visit the various topics that were covered in a two-hour session Monday in Dallas. Both sides... 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 and follow him on Twitter.

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