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Bynum has setback, says other knee hurting also

Friday, November 16, 2012, 6:27 PM
And the mystery surrounding Andrew Bynum and his knees continues. Bynum met with the media a couple of minutes ago and said: "I had a little bit of a setback. Just working through some issues with the right knee I kind of have a mirror thing going on with the left knee. I don't know what's going... Read more

Sixers look to break out against Utah tonight

Friday, November 16, 2012, 4:43 PM
Often times there are specific reasons when a team goes out and lays an egg, much the way the Sixers did in Wednesday's blowout loss to the Detroit Pistons. Usually the culprit is bad defense or poor shooting or an inability to take care of the basketball. But for the Sixers on Wednesday, it was the... Read more

Video: 76ers at their worst against Pistons

Thursday, November 15, 2012, 2:21 AM
The Sixers set a franchise record for lowest field goal percentage in a game (29.8) during their 94-76 loss to the Pistons on Wednesday. The Daily News' Bob Cooney reports from the Wells Fargo Center. Read more

What to think of all this Bynum stuff?

Monday, November 12, 2012, 2:01 PM
I was at Sixers shootaround this morning when the release about Andrew Bynum was emailed to the media. I put the statement up on my blog but I was busy talking to players so I didn't have time to put my personal spin on this. So here it is. I wrote for Saturday's Sportsweek that I thought it was crazy... Read more

Bynum might not return until January

Monday, November 12, 2012, 11:23 AM
The 76ers announced that Andrew Bynum might not be able to play basketball until January because of his knee injury. In a statement, the Sixers said that Bynum had an MRI exam on Nov. 5. The diagnosis from Dr. David W. Altchek of New York's Hospital for Special Surgery, who also is Bynum's longtime... Read more

Turner and Holiday lead Sixers past Celtics

Saturday, November 10, 2012, 12:17 AM
When the Sixers made Evan Turner the second overall pick in June of 2010, Friday night's performance by he and backcourt mate Jrue Holiday were what fans envisioned. Perhaps Turner's 25 points, 11 rebounds and stellar defense, along with Holiday's 21 points and 14 assists will somewhat become the norm... Read more

Sixers face Hornets in New Orleans tonight

Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 1:36 PM
Just as the Eagles did earlier this week, the Sixers head to New Orleans in search of their offense. Unlike the Eagles, who faced a horrendous Saints defense, the Sixers will be facing one of the best defenses in the NBA. The Sixers, who will be without Jason Richardson (ankle) and Kwame Brown (calf)... Read more

Sixers host Knicks in second end of back-to-backs

Monday, November 5, 2012, 2:12 PM
Sixers coach Doug Collins likes to talk about hockey assists when describing a good perimeter game that leads to open looks. He witnessed plenty of them on Sunday at Madison Square Garden, only it wasn't his team that was moving the ball so well, it was the Knicks. New York nailed 11 of their 27 three... Read more

Sixers hire analytics expert

Friday, November 2, 2012, 7:46 PM
Like many teams in the NBA the 76ers are entering into the age of analytics. Friday the team announced it named Aaron Barzilai to the newly created position of director of basketball analytics. Barzilai, a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who also owns a Ph.D. and Master’s... Read more

Andre Iguodala back in town as a visitor

Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 2:52 PM
It's not normal for a throng of media to be assembled for a visiting team's shootaround on the morning of games, but there were a lot on hand at the Wells Fargo Center this morning when Andre Iguodala and the Nuggets opened their practice. Iguodala seemed excited to be back to the place where he spent... 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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