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Archive: March, 2010

Carter Holds His Place In NBA History

Tuesday, March 30, 2010, 2:03 PM
Fred Carter didn't exactly jump up and down with glee Monday night when the New Jersey Nets won their 10th game of ther season. But he did celebrate a little. Sort of. Carter was the leading scorer on the 1972-73 76ers, who finished at 9-73, still the worst record in NBA history. The Nets spent this... Read more

Scout disses Sixers in Sports Illustrated

Friday, March 26, 2010, 8:27 AM
Rare to open Sports Illustrated and see something on the Sixers, but it's there this week. On the "Inside the NBA" page, Chris Mannix has a small item in which he quotes an unnamed Western Conference scout talking about the Sixers. Here it is: "They are having dunk contests before games;... Read more

Young, Williams remain out

Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 4:13 PM
Forward Thaddeus Young and guard Lou Williams will not make the trip to Milwaukee for the Sixers' game against the Bucks tomorrow night. Williams (back spasms) remains considered day-to-day. Young (fractured thumb) could be out for the rest of the season. Jason Kapano made his first start of the... Read more

Philly's Warrick remembers the block

Sunday, March 21, 2010, 5:34 PM
Hakim Warrick remembers ‘’the triple zeroes.’’ "When those triple zeroes came up, I realized we won the national championship and how happy everybody was—the fans and the team,’’ Warrick was saying Saturday night when the Chicago Bulls ended a 10-game... Read more

Jordan Wants Brown To Stay, But . . .

Thursday, March 18, 2010, 10:11 PM
This was a question that had to be asked of new Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan: What if coach Larry Brown, with two years remaining on his contract, asked to leave because his family is still living in the Philadelphia suburbs? But don't get excited, 76ers fans, about the likelihood of Brown... Read more

Magic: It's Time For The Pros To Get Back To Being Good Again

Thursday, March 18, 2010, 12:02 PM
As Magic Johnson sat at the Wachovia Center press table watching the 76ers defeat the New Jersey Nets Wednesday night, he admitted this was not the Philadelphia he remembered. He was in town primarily to be a guest speaker Thursday at Penn's Wharton School, discussing the social impact of business... Read more

Young out with broken thumb

Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 2:57 PM
Thaddeus Young will miss tomorrow night's game against New Jersey with a broken right thumb. No timetable has been set for his return, the Sixers said. Young cracked the nail on his right thumb in the first quarter last night against New York, but returned and started the second half. He reopened... Read more

Lou Williams sidelined

Monday, March 15, 2010, 8:38 PM
Lou Williams woke up from his pregame nap and had trouble standing up straight. A Sixers spokesman said Williams has been battling a sore back for a couple of weeks. The lower-back spasms kept him out of the lineup against the visiting Knicks. Thad Young was inserted in the starting lineup at the... Read more

Luukko Denies Predetermined Decision On Jordan

Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 9:52 AM
Peter Luukko, the chief operating officer and president of Comcast-Spectacor, told the Daily News this morning that the company has not made a predetermined decision to fire 76ers coach Eddie Jordan. Luukko, in essence, denied a report in the Inquirer saying that a decision has already been made about... Read more

Dalembert not in starting lineup

Sunday, March 7, 2010, 11:42 AM
Sixers center Sam Dalembert, who has started every one of the Sixers 61 games this season, was not in the starting lineup for the team today when they played the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre. Sixers public relations director Mike Preston informed the media this morning that Dalembert wasn't... 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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