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Popovich on 76ers' Brett Brown: 'He loves coaching that team'

Saturday, November 14, 2015, 9:28 PM
SAN ANTONIO – If you’ve seen the many uncomfortable television interviews that have been conducted with San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, you know the difficulty it is to have him answer questions. But when the question involves 76ers coach Brett Brown, you can barely get the new... Read more

A new style of play for 76ers?

Friday, November 13, 2015, 11:39 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY – This may be the understatement of the year, but the Sixers find themselves in a conundrum right now. Forget about the nine straight losses to open the season. Disregard that going back to last year they’ve now lost 19 in a row, and put aside that promising rookie Jahlil... Read more

What to watch in 76ers vs. Thunder

Friday, November 13, 2015, 5:12 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY – You would think the 76ers are getting a bit of a break Friday night when they face the Oklahoma City Thunder as star Kevin Durant is sidelined for a week to 10 days with a strained hamstring. And while the third leading scorer in the league at 28.1 points a game will be sorely... Read more

Three things to watch: 76ers-Raptors

Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 1:30 PM
It was another abnormally normal shootaround Wednesday morning for the 76ers as they prepared to face the Toronto Raptors that night at the Wells Fargo Center. On the day of games, provided they hadn’t played the night before, teams hold shootarounds usually to walk through what they want to... Read more

What to watch in 76ers-Bulls

Monday, November 9, 2015, 12:50 PM
Effort is something that is hardly ever missing from the 76ers. Their dismal records over the past three seasons has to do with talent, not how hard the players play. It is, however, coming into question for this season’s Chicago Bulls. Only seven games in the the season, the Bulls (4-3) have... Read more

Isaiah Canaan moved out of 76ers' point guard rotation

Friday, November 6, 2015, 2:34 PM
CLEVELAND - It appears the point guard position for the 76ers will no long be manned by Isaiah Canaan, who began the season as the starter at that spot. The steady play of T.J. McConnell has thrust him into the starting lineup and the signing of Phil Pressey means that he will back up McConnell. Canaan... Read more

Sixers will sign PG Phil Pressey

Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 3:12 PM
MILWAUKEE - Brett Brown got the extra point guard he coveted as 76ers received a 16th roster spot for hardship relief. Former Boston Celtics point guard Phil Pressey signed Wednesday before the matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks. He was on the bench for the game. '"You guys are getting a really... Read more

Three things to watch when 76ers take on Bucks

Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 12:56 PM
MILWAUKEE – The 76ers will once again be shorthanded tonight when they face the Milwaukee Bucks at the Bradley Center as forward Robert Covington is back in Philadelphia, nursing a sprained knee. Covington originally hurt the knee when he was involved in a collision in the last preseason game... Read more

Three things to watch when 76ers battle Cavs

Monday, November 2, 2015, 1:14 PM
Brett Brown will not get his wish. After Sunday’s practice, the Sixers coach was reminded that LeBron James didn’t play when the Cleveland Cavaliers came to town last year. “I hope he stays home again,” Brown joked. But at Monday’s shootaround at the Wells Fargo Center... Read more

Nik Stauskas says he's ready to play

Friday, October 30, 2015, 1:51 PM
Looks like there will be another debut for the 76ers tonight, and fans can only hope it will be nearly as successful as Jahlil Okafor’s on Wednesday in Boston. Nik Stauskas claimed himself ready to go on Friday morning after the team’s long shootaround in preparation for tonight’s... 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 and follow him on Twitter.

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