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Archive: July, 2012

Lavoy Allen signing is official, nothing else yet from Sixers

Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 3:25 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — With all the excitement he could gather - which never is much - Lavoy Allen talked in the hallways of the Amway Center here in Orlando a little bit ago about his new two-year contract with the Sixers, reportedly worth close to $6 million. "I wasn't really sure how much I was... Read more

After Wright, is big man next for Sixers?

Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 12:27 PM
Video: Will the 76ers look to add a big man after trading for sharpshooter Dorell Wright? CineSport's Brian Clark asks the Daily News' Bob Cooney about this and gets a Summer League update. Read more

Sixers lose second straight in Summer League, Harkless sits with injury

Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 2:32 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — When Sixers summer league coach Aaron McKie pulled rookie Maurice Harkless out of the game in the second quarter against the Utah Jazz, the 15th overall pick slowly went to the bench and grimaced in obvious pain. He stretched his legs out in front of him, trying to give some relief... Read more

Maurice Harkless and Sixers compete in first Summer Legue game

Monday, July 9, 2012, 7:46 PM
Maurice Harkless scored nine points and grabbed five rebounds in his Summer League debut as the team lost to the Indiana Pacers by 69-63. Harkess is hampered by a strained left hip flexor, an injury he sustained about six weeks ago while working out. It didn't appear to hinder him too much during... Read more

Sixers' Iguodala makes Olympic team

Saturday, July 7, 2012, 8:49 PM
Though his name is usually related in this area with trade rumors, Andre Iguodala and Olympian can now be mentioned in the same sentence. Saturday night in Las Vegas USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo announced the 12-man team and it included Iguodala. "On behalf of the entire Philadelphia 76ers... Read more

Sixers reportedly sign Nick Young to one-year contract and are going to amnesty Elton Brand.

Friday, July 6, 2012, 12:15 PM
The 76ers have reportedly signed shooting guard Nick Young to a one-year contract for close to $6 million and are ready to use their amnesty clause on Elton Brand, reports say. The signing of Young, a 6-6 shooting guard, certainly seems to indicate that Lou Williams will not be back with the team... Read more

Sixers bring back Spencer Hawes

Wednesday, July 4, 2012, 6:51 PM
The 76ers said after their past season was over that they were looking to get bigger and more athletic in the middle, whether it be via draft, trade or free agency. They may have addressed that area a little bit when they got 6-11 Arnett Moultrie in the draft last week, but yesterday they decided to... 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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