Sunday, February 14, 2016

Injured Hawes making progress

Sidelined Sixers center Spencer Hawes is expected to "resume basketball activities" Monday, coach Doug Collins said.

Injured Hawes making progress

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Sidelined Sixers center Spencer Hawes is expected to "resume basketball activities" Monday, coach Doug Collins said.

The Sixers remain hopeful that Hawes will return to action on March 12. That was the initial target suggeted by Hawes' foot specialist, Richard Fenkel, after Hawes was examined during the All-Star break.

Upon his return, Hawes will be limited to about 5 minutes per quarter initially. He also would have limitations on the minutes he played in the second game of back-to-backs.

Hawes has played in only 14 games this season (the Sixers are 12-2) and has not seen action since logging 33 minutes against the Lakers on Feb. 6.

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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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