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Sixers bring in more draft prospects

Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 2:56 PM
The Sixers will continue predraft workouts on Thursday, bringing in three players -- Baylor's Quincy Miller, Washington's Terrence Ross and Virginia's Mike Scott. Miller, 6-9, 210, is leaving Baylor after one season. He initially said he was going to remain with the Bears but then changed his mind... Read more

Daily News' NBA Finals predictions

Monday, June 11, 2012, 7:35 PM
BOB COONEY I would love to say I feel confident in this pick, but that just wouldn’t be true. Despite its youth Oklahoma City is a veteran group when it comes to playoff pressure. Not Finals pressure, but playoff pressure. I love the Thunder’s depth and the problems it can give Miami... Read more

Sixers head to NBA scouting combine

Wednesday, June 6, 2012, 3:30 PM
Sixers president Rod Thorn and coach Doug Collins are leading a small delegation of front office types in Chicago for the NBA Draft Combine, which officially begins Thursday. The Sixers have the 15th pick in the first round and Nos. 45 and 54 in Round 2. The target area for the Sixers would seem... Read more

Five more workouts scheduled for Sixers

Friday, June 1, 2012, 1:48 PM
The Sixers will continue workouts in advance of the NBA draft with visits from five players scheduled Saturday. The group includes Temple center Michael Eric, Mississippi forward Terrance Henry, Norfolk State center Kyle O'Quinn, Northwestern forward John Shurna and Georgetown center Henry Sims. Eric... Read more

Will the Sixers trade Iguodala?

Friday, June 1, 2012, 11:50 AM
This is one of the most frequently asked questions, so we figured we would take some elements of it here. Although they were on the floor together for much of the end of the regular season and throughout the playoffs, it appears hard for Andre Iguodala and Evan Turner to coexist on the floor for a... Read more

Aron thanks fans, says work underway for future

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 12:35 PM
Sixers CEO Adam Aron, who has interacted with fans all season on Twitter, has been silent since the season ended with Saturday night's loss in Game 7 to Boston. He returned today with a message to Sixers fans about the season and the future. "Sixers fans, a few days after season end, I wanted to... Read more

Sixers chat with Bob Cooney

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 10:24 AM
Live chat: Join the Daily News' Bob Cooney as he takes your Sixers questions as they turn their attention toward the offseason, starting at noon on Thursday, May 31st. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

Sixers to play in Orlando summer league

Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 4:56 PM
The Sixers will return to the Orlando Pro Summer League in July. The eight-team field features Indiana, Utah, Brooklyn, Orlando, Detroit, Oklahoma City and Boston. The Sixers will play five games over five days at the Orlando Magic’s practice court at the Amway Center. The league was on hiatus... Read more

Cheek to work out for Sixers

Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 9:35 PM
The Sixers will be looking at 6-6 swingmen and off-the-radar big men when they hold a pre-draft workout today at Saint Joe’s Hagan Arena. There will be one familiar name: Villanova junior shooting guard Dominic Cheek. He will be joined by other 6-6’s Alex Young (IUPUI) and Kim English... Read more

Sixers taking positive attitude into tonight's Game 7 in Boston

Saturday, May 26, 2012, 3:25 PM
Perhaps Sixers forward Evan Turner put it best this morning when he said: "You don't have anything to lose. What do you have to lose?" Turner was answering a question that was centered around the question of how much pressure there was leading into tonight's Game 7 against teh Boston Celtics at TD... 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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