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Archive: February, 2011

Sixers play at the Atlanta Hawks tonight

Tuesday, February 8, 2011, 2:27 PM
At 23-27, the Sixers have six more games before the All-Star break including four on the road. It is an instrumental time for them, as they do not want to go on the break on a bad note. It all starts tonight in Atlanta (33-18), before they host the Orlando Magic tomorrow. San Antonio comes to the... Read more

Sixers at New York Knicks today

Sunday, February 6, 2011, 8:53 AM
Remember when earlier in the season there was so much talk about the resurgent New York Knicks and how Amar'e Stoudemire was bringing them back to prominence. Well look who's knocking on New York's door for the sixth spot in the Eastern Conference standings. With Friday night's 100-98 win over the... Read more

It's one at a time for Doug Collins

Friday, February 4, 2011, 6:56 PM
A question can barely be out of the interviewer's mouth before Doug Collins will start into his answer - an answer that usually informs for close to two or three minutes. The man simply knows so much about the game, is so entralled with statistics, that when he is questioned about something, anything... Read more

Sixers in New Jersey tonight to face the Nets

Wednesday, February 2, 2011, 4:00 PM
If the Sixers are going to make a move for this playoff hunt thing, and if they really want to get higher than one of the bottom two seeds, then games like tonight's against the Nets are must-wins. The Sixers have been playing very well of late, winners of four of their last five. The lone loss, of... Read more

Jrue Holiday to All-Star weekend

Tuesday, February 1, 2011, 6:10 PM
Sixers guard Jrue Holiday will be heading home to Los Angeles to take part in the Rookie Challenge during NBA All-Star weekend. Holiday was among the players selected to the Sophomore team today that will face the NBA's rookies. One rookie not selected for the game was the Sixers' Evan Turner, the... 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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