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Doug Collins wishes Chip Kelly, and Andy Reid, luck

Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 10:07 PM
Early in training camp, Sixers coach Doug Collins and his assistants loaded into an SUV after practice and headed to an Eagles practice as a guest of coach Andy Reid. Collins not only came away from that practice with respect for the Eagles' coaching staff, but also with a new friendship - with Reid... Read more

Video: 76ers can't stop Hornets in loss

Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 9:55 AM
Video: The Sixers fall to the Hornets, 111-99, at the Wells Fargo Center. The Daily News' Bob Cooney breaks down the Sixers struggles on defense. Read more

Sixers take on Thunder

Friday, January 4, 2013, 6:20 PM
The Oklahoma City Thunder own the best record in the NBA at 24-7. But there is minor panic down here concerning the defending Western Conference champs. See, the Thunder has won only half of their past six games and they did get blitzed, 110-93, Wednesday by the visiting Brooklyn Nets. According to... Read more

Sixers' Collins at a loss after loss to Suns

Thursday, January 3, 2013, 6:52 PM
The look was one of total befuddlement and the reaction was dispersed more than once from 76ers coach Doug Collins’ mouth. “I don’t know, I just don’t know,” is what he said repeatedly when asked about his team’s performance following Wednesday’s sloppy, lethargic... Read more

Rotation still in question for Collins

Saturday, December 29, 2012, 9:47 PM
The rotation is still the biggest question 76ers coach Doug Collins has about his team. Saturday, before the 14-16 Sixers took on the Portland Trail Blazers, Collins said that Royal Ivey will be a steady member in his rotation right now, as he likes the toughness Ivey brings at the defense end, particularly... Read more

This one was on the players

Saturday, December 29, 2012, 2:33 PM
Before each and every game there is a white board in the Sixers' locker room that shows the other team's starting lineup and key reserves, with some stats and percentages added. Next to that is a list of they keys to that game - what the Sixers must do, in the eyes of the coaches, to win that particular... Read more

Sixers looking for good life on road

Friday, December 28, 2012, 10:40 PM
Before tonight’s game against the Golden State Warriors, coach Doug Collins said he wasn’t sure if Jason Richardson, sidelined with a strained back against Memphis on Wednesday, was going to be able to play. A couple of minutes later, when I saw Richardson in the locker room after he warmed... Read more

Dorell headed back in Wright direction

Thursday, December 27, 2012, 9:20 PM
Although he said all the politically correct things, Dorell Wright was dying for more playing time — or at least a clearer picture of what his role was on his new team. Originally seen by 76ers coach Doug Collins as a key, versatile figure to come off the bench, Wright was thrust into the starting... Read more

Wright benefiting from Holiday’s absence

Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 9:14 PM
No one wants injuries to happen — not players, coaches or fans. But when they do, opportunities arise. And while the situation might not be ideal, a door opening is always welcomed. That has been the case for 76ers swingman Dorell Wright. Point guard Jrue Holiday missed his fourth straight game... Read more

Sixers exercise caution with Jrue Holiday's injury

Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 9:23 PM
Patience is not a virtue that Sixers point guard Jrue Holliday possesses. Actually, few 22-year-olds do. That’s where parents, and in Holiday’s case coach Doug Collins, come into play. Holiday begrudgingly missed his third-straight game Tuesday against the Dallas Mavericks, though he appears... 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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