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76ers film review: How Brett Brown utilizes timeouts

Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 10:55 AM
Considering that the Sixers are basically fielding a D-League team for the season’s stretch run, it’s pretty difficult to extract anything meaningful from Brett Brown’s coaching performance. They’re a very bad team, but that of course doesn’t necessarily mean he’s... Read more

Film review: Breaking down the disastrous 76ers' defense

Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 10:35 AM
Sitting at 26th overall in defensive efficiency, it’s safe to say that the Sixers have trouble guarding their opponents. One area that they particularly struggle to defend is the three-point line. They’ve surrendered the most made threes in the league and are giving them up at the sixth-worst... Read more

76ers chat with Bob Cooney

Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 3:29 AM
Join the Daily News' Bob Cooney for a live chat about all things 76ers starting at 2 p.m. Tuesday. If you're on a mobile device, click HERE to follow along and post questions. <a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=a578549ea7"... Read more

76ers chat with Bob Cooney

Monday, February 24, 2014, 8:06 AM
Join Bob Cooney of the Daily News for a live chat about all things 76ers starting at 12 p.m. Monday. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post questions. <a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php?option=com_mobile&task=viewaltcast&altcast_code=1a66a9628c"... Read more

Sixers trade Turner, Hawes, Allen

Thursday, February 20, 2014, 10:11 AM
UPDATED The trading day started with a mild move as the 76ers traded Spencer Hawes to the Cleveland Cavaliers for two second round picks in June’s draft and players Earl Clark and Henry Sims, both of whom have expiring contracts. It got only a little more interesting when the Sixers were involved... Read more

Sixers film review: Exploring Carter-Williams' post-up game

Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 10:49 AM
As Thursday’s 3 pm trade deadline fast approaches, the Sixers are expected to be very active. Evan Turner, Spencer Hawes, and Thaddeus Young are the team’s most likely trade chips. With that in mind, the Sixers will probably become even more shorthanded for the remaining 26 games after... Read more

Michael Carter-Williams a smiles during All-Star festivities

Saturday, February 15, 2014, 10:15 PM
NEW ORLEANS – One-tenth of a second. That was the losing margin for the 76ers Michael Carter-Williams and teammate Victor Oladipo (Orlando Magic) to winners Damian Lillard (Portland) and Utah’s Trey Burke, 45.2 to 45.3. "I had a fun time out there, it was great competing and I hope to... Read more

Michael Carter-Williams enjoying first All-Star weekend

Friday, February 14, 2014, 11:34 PM
NEW ORLEANS – Rookie Michael Carter-Williams got his first taste of All-Star Weekend Friday. He participated in an open practice in the morning with his teammates for the Rising Stars Challenge, did some community service with players at a New Orleans school, helping to build a playground, then... Read more

76ers film review: Inventing Hollis Thompson

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 10:18 AM
After two almost unprecedented blowout losses, the Sixers can only take solace in that Michael Carter-Williams is probably the lone future building block in the team’s current rotation. He’ll be joined by Nerlens Noel on that short list if his former AAU teammate suits up this season. The... Read more

76ers' loss to Clippers by the numbers

Monday, February 10, 2014, 3:02 AM
LOS ANGELES – Rarely do the numbers tell the whole story of any game, but in the 76ers 123-78 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center, the numbers were simply the whole story. Here’s a little breakdown: 73: That’s how many shots the Sixers missed. 27: That’s how... 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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