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Archive: January, 2010

Chat Transcript: Phil Jasner on the Sixers

Thursday, January 28, 2010, 11:20 PM
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Stefanski says Sixers 'very active' in trade talks

Thursday, January 28, 2010, 6:28 PM
Sixers president and general manager Ed Stefanski said the team is "very active" when it comes to the trade market in advance of the Feb. 18 trading deadline. "We're talking to teams throughout the league," he said. "We're listening to any option to try and improve the basketball... Read more

Snider On Board With Brand, Iverson

Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 7:19 PM
For those 76ers fans fervently wishing and hoping for them to lose games in order to have a serious NBA lottery shot at, say, Kentucky guard John Wall . . . As long as Ed Snider is the chairman, that will never be the plan. “I could never, ever condone wanting to lose for any reason . ... Read more

Tyreke Evans to play in Rookie Challenge

Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 5:44 PM
To no one's surprise, Chester's Tyreke Evans will play for the Rookies in the annual NBA Rookie Challenge during All-Star weekend in Dallas next month. Derrick Rose, of the Chicago Bulls, will headline the team of second-year players, along with Miami’s Michael Beasley, Clippers guard Eric Gordon... Read more

Sixers shake starting lineup

Friday, January 22, 2010, 7:54 PM
Before tonight's game against the Dallas Mavericks, Sixers coach Eddi Jordan was asked if there might be a change in his starting lineup, specifically with Elton Brand getting back into it. Jordan said all things are discussed, but gave no clue that the move was imminent. The move, in fact, was just... Read more

Iverson to start All-Star Game

Thursday, January 21, 2010, 7:07 PM
Sixteen games might not be enough to prove your All-Star worth for one season, but Allen Iverson’s 13-plus years in the NBA certainly has cemented himself as a fan favorite. Tonight, Iverson was officially named a starting guard for the Eastern Conference in the Feb. 14 All-Star Game in Dallas... Read more

Dalembert makes it on time for game

Wednesday, January 20, 2010, 7:27 PM
Sixers center Sam Dalembert, who traveled to his native Haiti after Monday's game in Minnesota, arrived moments before game time tonight and was in the starting lineup. Dalembert left shortly after Monday's game to get to Haiti, still recovering from last week's horrific earthquake. Dalembert's father... Read more

Iverson's jersey remains popular

Wednesday, January 20, 2010, 12:17 PM
If the All-Star votes weren't a giveaway -- as we noted in today's Daily News -- the rankings of the most popular jerseys in the NBA should help make the point: Allen Iverson still remains very popular. Iverson's 76ers jersey was ranked 14th in sales since the start of the season at the NBA Store... Read more

Dalembert: 'Open your hearts'

Sunday, January 17, 2010, 6:34 PM
Sixers center Samuel Dalembert continues his amazing work to raise awareness and money to help his native Haiti in the aftermath of the earthquake. Dalembert appeared on "Geraldo At Large" on the Fox News Channel on Saturday night. “My message to everyone is continue to open your... Read more

N.Y. Wasn't The Answer For Iverson

Wednesday, January 13, 2010, 10:26 PM
As it turned out, New York wasn't all that interested in signing Allen Iverson as a free agent. And Iverson, who had just left Memphis, was simply looking for a team ''that really wanted me.'' ''I was serious about any team that really wanted me, that wanted me to come in and contribute,'' Iverson... 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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