Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Sixers will sign PG Phil Pressey

Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 3:12 PM
MILWAUKEE - Brett Brown got the extra point guard he coveted as 76ers received a 16th roster spot for hardship relief. Former Boston Celtics point guard Phil Pressey signed Wednesday before the matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks. He was on the bench for the game. '"You guys are getting a really... Read more

Three things to watch when 76ers take on Bucks

Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 12:56 PM
MILWAUKEE – The 76ers will once again be shorthanded tonight when they face the Milwaukee Bucks at the Bradley Center as forward Robert Covington is back in Philadelphia, nursing a sprained knee. Covington originally hurt the knee when he was involved in a collision in the last preseason game... Read more

Three things to watch when 76ers battle Cavs

Monday, November 2, 2015, 1:14 PM
Brett Brown will not get his wish. After Sunday’s practice, the Sixers coach was reminded that LeBron James didn’t play when the Cleveland Cavaliers came to town last year. “I hope he stays home again,” Brown joked. But at Monday’s shootaround at the Wells Fargo Center... Read more

Nik Stauskas says he's ready to play

Friday, October 30, 2015, 1:51 PM
Looks like there will be another debut for the 76ers tonight, and fans can only hope it will be nearly as successful as Jahlil Okafor’s on Wednesday in Boston. Nik Stauskas claimed himself ready to go on Friday morning after the team’s long shootaround in preparation for tonight’s... Read more

Nik Stauskas likely to play in season opener vs. Celtics

Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 1:45 PM
BOSTON – It’s supposed to be a big secret whether Nik Stauskas will make his Sixers debut tonight in the season opener against the Boston Celtics, but it appears that the 6-5 shooting guard will be on the floor. “I know what I’m doing tonight, I just can’t tell you guys... Read more

What's next for Joel Embiid and the 76ers?

Saturday, July 11, 2015, 3:39 PM
So now what exactly does the future hold for 76ers center Joel Embiid? A source told the Daily News that Embiid would need a second surgery on his right foot and that he most likely will miss the entire 2015-16 season. The Sixers took Embiid with the third overall pick in 2014, just a couple of weeks... Read more

Okafor ready for the unveiling

Monday, July 6, 2015, 1:45 PM
SALT LAKE CITY – The excitement is there for Jahlil Okafor, as he gets ready to make his professional debut tonight when the 76ers take on the San Antonio Spurs in the first game of the Utah Summer League. The excitement, however, is buried deep in his 6-10 frame, as trying to see it outwardly... Read more

MCW baffled that Sixers traded him

Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 3:08 PM
MILWAUKEE -- If it were up to Brett Brown, Michael Carter-Williams said this morning, the reigning rookie of the year would probably still be a 76er instead of now playing for the Milwaukee Bucks. Following the team’s morning shootaround at the Bucks’ practice facility, Carter-Williams... Read more

Sixers can't take advantage of Jazz's shooting

Saturday, December 27, 2014, 11:42 PM
Salt Lake City, UTAH – A night after the Portland Trail Blazers put on an offensive show with 18 made three-pointers against the 76ers, the Utah Jazz put on a horror show with their perimeter marksmanship. The similarity was that both wound up with a victory, last night the Jazz getting it by... Read more

New Sixer on the way?

Monday, November 24, 2014, 2:12 PM
Furkan Aldemir, a 6-10 forward whose rights are owned by the 76ers, has terminated his contract with Galatasaray, the team he plays for in Turkey, fueling speculation that he will soon become a Sixer. The Sixers did not provide a comment on the subject. The offensively challenged Aldemir, the 53rd... 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 cooneyb@phillynews.com and follow him on Twitter.

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