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Archive: September, 2011

Sixers decide on assistant coach

Wednesday, September 28, 2011, 11:35 AM
An NBA source has told the Daily News that the 76ers have hired Jeff Capel, Sr. as an assitant coach. Capel, who will turn 58 in January, was the head coach at Old Dominion from 1994 to 2001 and at North Carolina A&T (1993-94) and Fayetteville State (1989-1993). Capel is the father of Jeff Capel... Read more

NBA postpones training camp, cancels first week of preseason

Friday, September 23, 2011, 11:36 AM
The NBA has announced that is has postponed training camp indefinitely and canceled 43 preseason games because of the lack of a new collective bargaining agreement with the players. Training camps were scheduled to open on Oct. 3. In addition, the league canceled all preseason games scheduled from... Read more

Tyreke Evans wants in at Palestra exhibition

Tuesday, September 13, 2011, 1:12 PM
Tyreke Evans wants to join the fun. Evans, the Sacramento Kings' guard from Chester, said today that he is hoping to play for Team Philly when it takes on a team put together by Carmelo Anthony on Sept. 25 at the Palestra. "I would love to play in the game," Evans told the Daily News today at an... Read more

Pro ballers coming to Palestra

Monday, September 12, 2011, 8:31 PM
The chances of seeing pro basketball around the country any time soon appears to be a slim possibility. But if you're looking whet your pro basketball appetite, the Palestra will be the place to be on Sunday, September 25. Tonight, organizer Rahim Thompson told me that Team Melo, headed by Carmelo... 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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