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Aron: Iverson invited to Game 6

Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 3:05 PM
Former Sixers guard Allen Iverson has been invited to Wednesday night's Game 6 against the Celtics, according to team co-owner and CEO Adam Aron. Iverson was to be part of the ceremonial opening tip. On Twitter, Aron wrote: Can confirm Allen invited. To attend, he will need good weather/on-time flight... Read more

Celtics struggling with injuries as they face Sixers in crucial Game 6

Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 1:32 PM
The Boston Celtics arrived at the Wells Fargo Center this morning for their shootaround in preparation for tonight's Game 6 at the Wells Fargo Center walking awfully slowly. Paul Pierce shuffled his way to the locker room with his sprained left knee ligaments. Ray Allen gingerly stepped as to not... Read more

Video: Bob Cooney on the 76ers' Game 5 loss to the Boston Celtics

Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 4:35 AM
Rajon Rondo and Brandon Bass powered the Celtics past the 76ers 101-85 in Game 5 of the Eastern semifinals. The Daily News' Bob Cooney and the Boston Globe's Gary Washburn report from the TD Garden. Read more

Celtics Avery Bradley to miss tonights game against Sixers

Monday, May 21, 2012, 6:10 PM
The Sixers may have gotten a break even before Game 5's tipoff. Celtics coach Doc Rivers announced that starting guard Avery Bradley would miss the game due to recurring shoulder injury. Bradley, a defensive specialist, was inserted into the starting lineup mid-season when Ray Allen was down with a... Read more

Subs likely to play big role again tonight for Sixers

Monday, May 21, 2012, 4:33 PM
Lou Williams has rarely seen a shooting opportunity that he didn't like, so it was a little strange to read the boxscore after Friday's improbable 92-83 win by the Sixers over the Celtics and see that Williams had dealt eight assists. More in that game than almost any other this season, Williams... Read more

What the heck happened at the Wells Fargo Center? Sixers even series at 2-2

Saturday, May 19, 2012, 2:00 AM
There was a common sight in both the Sixers and Celtics locker room, throughout the hallways of the Wells Fargo Center and in the media room. It was a look of "what the hell just happened?" as writers scrambled to meet deadline while coaches and players tried to decipher what took place over the 48... Read more

Video: Sixers could be overmatched

Thursday, May 17, 2012, 1:56 PM
Video: If the Celtics play like they did in Game 3, do the Sixers have any shot of beating them? Bob Cooney of the Daily News discusses with Cinesport's Noah Coslov. Read more

Expect to see more Kevin Garnett in Game 3

Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 11:42 AM
Before the Boston Celtics took to the court for shootaround this morning at the Wells Fargo Center, coach Doc Rivers talked to the media about what was most concerning after their Game 2 loss to the Sixers that evened the series at 1-1. Rivers will be looking for more from his star players tonight... Read more

Video: Bob Cooney on the 76ers' Game 2 win over the Boston Celtics

Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 2:51 AM
The Philadelphia 76ers evened their Eastern Conference semifinal series at 1-1 with a 82-81 victory over the Celtics in Boston. The Daily News' Bob Cooney breaks down the game with the Boston Globe's Gary Washburn. Read more

Brand, Young expect to play in Game 2

Monday, May 14, 2012, 12:38 PM
BOSTON -- Sixers forwards Thaddeus Young and Elton Brand are both expected to play in tonight's Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against Boston. The Sixers said Brand has a strained neck that is impacting the left side of his body. He saw a chiropractor Sunday and was still sore Monday... 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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