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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

Video: Breaking down the Harkless pick

Friday, June 29, 2012, 1:28 AM
Video: With the 15th overall pick in the NBA Draft, the 76ers selected St. John’s forward Maurice Harkless. The Daily News’ John Smallwood breaks down the pick and whether or not Harkless can immediately help the 76ers. Read more

Video: 76ers draft preview

Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 11:51 PM
Video: The Daily News’ Bob Cooney discusses the Sixers’ draft plans and who the team could take with the 15th-overall pick in the NBA Draft. Read more

Dick Jerardi's NBA mock draft

Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 11:09 PM
As the NBA draft gets closer, the Daily News' Dick Jerardi completes a mock draft with his top-30 picks. Who will the Sixers snag at No. 15 on Thursday? Read more

NBA draft Q&A with Dick Jerardi

Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 8:31 PM
The Daily News' Dick Jerardi answered readers' questions on the NBA draft in a live Q&A hosted on Here's a transcript from chat. On a mobile device? Click HERE to read Jerardi's thoughts. Read more

Bob Cooney's NBA Mock draft

Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 11:30 AM
Who will the Sixers take with the 15th pick in the NBA draft? Bob Cooney of the Daily News offers projections for the first round of Thursday's draft. Here is a photo gallery with his assessments. Read more

Thorn says Sixers won't move from 15th pick

Tuesday, June 26, 2012, 3:13 PM
Big, strong and athletic. That is what the Sixers have said they are looking for when they make their first pick, No. 15, in Thursday's NBA draft. They had a player in for a workout Tuesday who fits that description in 7-1 center Meyers Leonard, out of Illinois. Leonard may or might not be available... Read more

John Smallwood's NBA mock draft

Tuesday, June 26, 2012, 12:28 PM
The Daily News' John Smallwood breaks down how he envisions the first round of Thursday's NBA draft. Who will the Sixers take at No. 15? Here's a gallery of each of his top 30 picks. 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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