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Archive: February, 2011

Elton Brand injury update

Monday, February 28, 2011, 6:43 PM
A day after dislocating his right (shooting) pinkie, forward Elton Brand was back on the practice floor today at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine sporting a splint and a pad on the finger. “There’s a little pain, but it feels pretty good,” said Brand, who was hurt diving... Read more

Sixers face a depleted team for the second straight game

Sunday, February 27, 2011, 4:33 PM
It hasn't been very often over the past two season that the Sixers were involved in "just show up" games. What that means is if the Sixers just showed up, just played their normal game, a win seemed almost certain. Friday night they faced a Detroit Pistons team that was in the midst of staging a... Read more

Video: Sixers have balanced attack in win over Pistons

Saturday, February 26, 2011, 1:03 AM
Video: The Daily News' Bob Cooney praises the Sixers ball distribution against the depleted Detroit Pistons on Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center. Download our new iPhone/Android app for all of our Sixers coverage, plus app-exclusive analysis and videos. Read more

Chat Sixers with Bob Cooney

Friday, February 25, 2011, 10:52 AM
Sixers beat writer Bob Cooney will chat live for the Hot Button on Friday beginning at 1 p.m. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

Trading deadline comes and goes. Sixers listen and make offers, but nothing sticks

Thursday, February 24, 2011, 10:06 PM
The Sixers listened to offers, and even might have made a few, but in the end there were no nibbles, let alone a bite. A source said the Houston Rockets were looking to deal Shane Battier to the Sixers, but the Sixers don't need another perimeter player. Reports had the deal including Marreese Speights... Read more

It appears it will be a quiet trading deadline day for the Sixers

Thursday, February 24, 2011, 8:41 AM
For those of you waiting for the Sixers to make a blockbuster trade, it doesn't appear as if it's going to happen, at least not before today's 3 p.m. trading deadline. Phone calls have been made and recieved, but nothing at all appears imminent. If anything is going to happen it will be on the minor... Read more

Video: Sixers easily beat Wizards

Thursday, February 24, 2011, 1:03 AM
Video: After a dismal first quarter, the Sixers not only overcame a seven-point deficit, but beat the Washington Wizards 117-94. The Daily News' Bob Cooney has more on the Sixers offensive explosion. Download our new iPhone/Android app for all of our Sixers coverage, plus app-exclusive analysis... Read more

What should be expected of these improved Sixers?

Thursday, February 24, 2011, 12:12 AM
Who would have thought this is where the Sixers would be as the trading deadline is just hours away? Andre Iguodala is most likely staying, there appears to be no significant moves on the horizon as the deadline inches closer to it' 3 p.m. Thursday deadline. And guess what? Sixers fans are probably... Read more

Trade deadline approaching quickly, Sixers appear to not be participants

Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 1:00 PM
The trade deadline will probably come and go tomorrow for the Sixers with nothing much happening. Yes it appears Andre Iguodala will be staying. No it doesn't look like a young big man with both offensive and defensive skills will be coming. Much of the dilemma has to do with how well the team has... Read more

Warriors reportedly called about Iguodala

Monday, February 21, 2011, 8:35 AM
The Golden State Warriors have inquired about a trade for the Sixers' Andre Iguodala, sources told the San Francisco Chronicle. The sources indicate that the Warriors came up empty in their pursuit of Iguodala and a number of other players, including Danny Granger and big men such as JaVale McGee... 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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