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Archive: January, 2011

Great performance by Iguodala baffling

Monday, January 31, 2011, 12:33 AM
Here's how I see the way I'm supposed to do my job. I want to be an extension of the fans, ask the questions to the players and coaches that the fans want answered. As writers, we are obviously afforded the right to do just that. We are expected to be keen in our observations and find answers to the... Read more

Sixers face the Toronto Raptors tonight

Wednesday, January 26, 2011, 3:58 PM
These are the type of games the Sixers should, have to win. Tonight at the Air Canada Centre they'll be facing a Toronto Raptor team that has lost eight in a row and is decimated by injuries and sickness. Yesterday at practice, Toronto head coach Jay Triano was without seven players in practice yesterday... Read more

Hot Button: 76ers chat with Bob Cooney

Sunday, January 23, 2011, 6:39 PM
Join Bob Cooney of the Daily News for a Hot Button live chat about all the latest 76ers news at 2 p.m. Monday. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and send in your questions. Download our new iPhone/Android app for all of our Sixers coverage, plus app-exclusive analysis and... Read more

Sixers play at Charlotte tonight

Thursday, January 20, 2011, 3:25 PM
Here's good news for Sixers fans, the Sixers can no longer surprise with the way they lose games anymore. Last night in Orlando, two four-point plays? There was no one who I could find last night in Orlando who had ever seen anything like it. It was the fifth heart-wrenching loss this year for the... Read more

Brand proving to be a leader

Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 4:11 PM
Video: Elton Brand is providing leadership and a veteran presence for young Sixers like Jrue Holiday and Evan Turner. The Daily News' Bob Cooney talks Sixers basketball with CineSport's Josh Thomson. Download our new iPhone/Android app for all of our Sixers coverage, plus app-exclusive analysis... Read more

Sixers face the Orlando Magic tonight

Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 2:30 PM
I write this blog outside of my Orlando hotel where it is 80 and sunny, and where the Sixers hope to steal another game from the Magic, just like they did here last month. For the first time this season, the Sixers have won two-straight close games, the last coming in overtime on Monday against the... Read more

Brand the unquestioned leader of the Sixers

Monday, January 17, 2011, 10:00 PM
There was about as much energy in the Wells Fargo Center Monday afternoon during the Sixers-Bobcats game as their usually is on a Monday afternoon at the NovaCare Complex when Andy Reid is giving his day-after-game press conference. The small crowd was quiet, as was the Sixers' offense. After making... Read more

Video: 76ers overcome late deficit, win in OT

Monday, January 17, 2011, 7:38 PM
Lou Williams hit a three-pointer with under 10 seconds left that sent the 76ers into overtime against Charlotte. From there, they found the confidence to win. The Daily News' Bob Cooney reports from the Wells Fargo Center. Download our new iPhone/Android app for all of our Sixers coverage, plus... Read more

Charlotte's Thomas out vs. Sixers

Monday, January 17, 2011, 12:15 PM
Charlotte will be without Tyrus Thomas for today's matinee against the Sixers. Thomas was suspended for one game without pay by the NBA for his Flagrant Foul, Penalty Two against Emeka Okafor, of the New Orleans Hornets, during Saturday's 88-81 loss. Thomas made elbow contact to Okafor’s head... Read more

Sixers face the Charlotte Bobcats today

Monday, January 17, 2011, 11:59 AM
If the Sixers are going to start feeling good about a possible playoff position, this game today against the Charlotte Bobcats is the type of game they must win. They'll have to do it, however, without forward Andres Nocioni, who is out for the game with a fractured middle finger on his right hand... 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 and follow him on Twitter.

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