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Archive: June, 2012

As Lou Williams opts out, what will Sixers do?

Sunday, June 17, 2012, 1:33 PM
Lou Williams wants to be playing for the 76ers this upcoming season. President Rod Thorn and coach Doug Collins want the 6-1 guard to be back in his normal role as scoring guard off the bench. But Williams also wants to see how much interest there is in him throughout the league and what kind of contract... Read more

Sixers to work out two Big East players

Thursday, June 14, 2012, 2:02 PM
The Sixers will work out two Big East players on Friday in preparation for the June 28 NBA draft. Moe Harkless (St. John's) and Hollis Thompson (Georgetown) will be at the Sixers' workout facility. Harkless is a 6-9 forward from New York who left St. John's after his freshman year. He is 19 years... Read more

Sixers bring in more draft prospects

Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 2:56 PM
The Sixers will continue predraft workouts on Thursday, bringing in three players -- Baylor's Quincy Miller, Washington's Terrence Ross and Virginia's Mike Scott. Miller, 6-9, 210, is leaving Baylor after one season. He initially said he was going to remain with the Bears but then changed his mind... Read more

Daily News' NBA Finals predictions

Monday, June 11, 2012, 7:35 PM
BOB COONEY I would love to say I feel confident in this pick, but that just wouldn’t be true. Despite its youth Oklahoma City is a veteran group when it comes to playoff pressure. Not Finals pressure, but playoff pressure. I love the Thunder’s depth and the problems it can give Miami... Read more

Sixers head to NBA scouting combine

Wednesday, June 6, 2012, 3:30 PM
Sixers president Rod Thorn and coach Doug Collins are leading a small delegation of front office types in Chicago for the NBA Draft Combine, which officially begins Thursday. The Sixers have the 15th pick in the first round and Nos. 45 and 54 in Round 2. The target area for the Sixers would seem... Read more

Five more workouts scheduled for Sixers

Friday, June 1, 2012, 1:48 PM
The Sixers will continue workouts in advance of the NBA draft with visits from five players scheduled Saturday. The group includes Temple center Michael Eric, Mississippi forward Terrance Henry, Norfolk State center Kyle O'Quinn, Northwestern forward John Shurna and Georgetown center Henry Sims. Eric... Read more

Will the Sixers trade Iguodala?

Friday, June 1, 2012, 11:50 AM
This is one of the most frequently asked questions, so we figured we would take some elements of it here. Although they were on the floor together for much of the end of the regular season and throughout the playoffs, it appears hard for Andre Iguodala and Evan Turner to coexist on the floor for a... 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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