Thursday, December 18, 2014

Agent: Former Duke player Dawkins to work out for Sixers

Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 8:12 PM
Former Duke guard Andre Dawkins will work out for the Sixers on June 11 or 13, his agent, John Spencer, confirmed Tuesday night. The Sixers have seven draft picks in this year’s NBA draft, June 26 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn: Nos. 3 and 10 in the first round and Nos. 32, 39, 47, 52 and... Read more

Agent: Former Tar Heel Hairston to work out for Sixers

Monday, June 2, 2014, 6:12 PM
Former North Carolina shooting guard and Texas Legends (NBA D-League) player P.J. Hairston will work out for the Sixers on June 11, his agent, Juan Murrow, confirmed Monday night. The franchise has seven picks for the NBA draft, scheduled for June 26 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The Sixers... Read more

Film breakdown: Dissecting Jabari Parker's game

Thursday, May 29, 2014, 8:20 PM
We’ve already examined Andrew Wiggins, so in the second part of the “Film Breakdown” related series, the Daily News will break down and examine Jabari Parker, his strengths and weaknesses and how these skills fit with Brett Brown’s speedy offense. Jabari Parker, SF, Duke, freshman... Read more

Film breakdown: Dissecting Andrew Wiggins' game

Thursday, May 22, 2014, 7:48 PM
With the Philadelphia 76ers claiming the third pick after Tuesday night’s NBA Draft Lottery, they are positioned to take one of the top talents in this year’s draft class and potentially one of the best players in half a decade. The assumed top-three picks for most franchises to mull over... Read more

Top 10 possible Sixers picks

Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 2:31 AM
After the Sixers’ second-consecutive losing season, the franchise and general manager Sam Hinkie have a chance to fill a few holes in the upcoming 2014 NBA draft. MORE: BEHIND THE DRAFT LOTTERY NUMBERS The Sixers wracked up 63 losses and finished with the second-worst record in the league,... Read more

Moultrie suspended for five games

Monday, March 31, 2014, 11:53 AM
Sixers forward Arnett Moultrie has been suspended for five games for violating the NBA's anti-drug policy. Moultrie will not be paid during the suspension. Moultrie has most recently been playing for the team's Development League affiliate Delaware 87ers. He cannot play for them during the suspension... Read more

What the 76ers can learn from the Spurs

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 10:09 AM
Monday night’s game in San Antonio went according to plan. The red-hot Spurs, winners of their last 14 games, simply out-executed the floundering Sixers, now only two games away from setting the NBA record for most consecutive losses. Most impressively, San Antonio’s 113-91 victory came... Read more

Sixers chat with Bob Cooney, 1 p.m.

Monday, March 17, 2014, 12:33 PM
Join Bob Cooney of the Daily News as he takes your questions on all things Sixers in a live chat, beginning at 1 p.m. On a mobile device? Click here to join. <a href="" mce_href="http://www... Read more

76ers film review: How Brett Brown utilizes timeouts

Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 10:55 AM
Considering that the Sixers are basically fielding a D-League team for the season’s stretch run, it’s pretty difficult to extract anything meaningful from Brett Brown’s coaching performance. They’re a very bad team, but that of course doesn’t necessarily mean he’s... Read more

Film review: Breaking down the disastrous 76ers' defense

Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 10:35 AM
Sitting at 26th overall in defensive efficiency, it’s safe to say that the Sixers have trouble guarding their opponents. One area that they particularly struggle to defend is the three-point line. They’ve surrendered the most made threes in the league and are giving them up at the sixth-worst... 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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