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Archive: March, 2012

Turner, 76ers impress in win

Thursday, March 8, 2012, 1:57 AM
Video: Evan Turner scored a career-high 26 points in the Sixers' 103-71 blowout win over the Celtics. The Daily News' Marcus Hayes reports from the Wells Fargo Center. Read more

Sixers' Young out tonight vs. Celtics

Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 6:26 PM
Thaddeus Young is sick and will not play tonight against Boston, coach Doug Collins told reporters before the game. Tony Battie will get the start, with Nik Vucevic coming off the bench to give the Sixers some spark. Vucevick was initially slated to start his second consecutive game. Battie will... Read more

Spencer Hawes anxious to return to action for Sixers

Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 12:06 PM
Remember Spencer Hawes? Starting center for the Sixers. Had a terrific start to the season and was a big reason as to why the team got off to such a tremendous start. He's missed over a month of action now, but he seems close to putting on the uniform again. After this morning's shootaround in which... Read more

Turner gets first start of season for Sixers

Monday, March 5, 2012, 8:21 PM
It has all the feel of "Ok, son. Show me what you got." Sixers coach Doug Collins inserted second-year swingman Evan Turner into the starting lineup for the first time this season tonight against the Milwaukee Bucks in favor of struggling starter Jodie Meeks, who has mad just 8 of his last 32 shots... Read more

Injured Hawes making progress

Sunday, March 4, 2012, 6:40 PM
Sidelined Sixers center Spencer Hawes is expected to "resume basketball activities" Monday, coach Doug Collins said. The Sixers remain hopeful that Hawes will return to action on March 12. That was the initial target suggeted by Hawes' foot specialist, Richard Fenkel, after Hawes was examined during... Read more

All the talk is Wilt at the Wells Fargo Center

Friday, March 2, 2012, 7:45 PM
The talk throughout the arena all day Friday, from the morning's shootaround to just about game time has been about the 100 points Wilt Chamberlain scored 50 years ago today as a member of the Philadelphia Warriors against the New York Knicks in Hershey, Pa. Everyone in attendance received a 2x2 piece... 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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