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Archive: February, 2009

Stefanski: Right call was made

Tuesday, February 24, 2009, 3:43 PM
Upon further review … the call stands. Ed Stefanski, president and general manager of the 76ers, said today he had been in contact with Stu Jackson, the NBA’s executive vice president of basketball operations, to see if there was any grounds to protest the ending of yesterday’s... Read more

Successful surgery for Brand

Monday, February 9, 2009, 5:25 PM
Sixers forward Elton Brand underwent successful surgery on the torn labrum in his right shoulder this afternoon. The one-hour procedure was performed by Dr. Craig Morgan at the Christiana Surgery Center in Wilmington, Del. Brand suffered a dislocated right shoulder against the Milwaukee Bucks on... Read more

More Brand: Will He Or Won't He?

Thursday, February 5, 2009, 2:54 PM
The 76ers insist the availability of Elton Brand tonight against the Indiana pacers remains a game-time decision, but . . . ComcastSportsNet is reporting on its website that Brand will not play. Clearly, both stances could turn out to be correct. ''We've said it's a game-time decision, and that's... Read more

Tales Of Brand: Another Day, Another MRI

Wednesday, February 4, 2009, 3:32 PM
The 76ers shut Elton Brand down for the second half of last night's 100-99 loss to the Boston Celtics, but apparently not for any longer than that. At least not right now. The power forward, recovering from a dislocated right shoulder suffered Dec. 17 against the Milwaukee Bucks, underwent a magnetic... 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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