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Sixers film review: Exploring Carter-Williams' post-up game

Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 10:49 AM
As Thursday’s 3 pm trade deadline fast approaches, the Sixers are expected to be very active. Evan Turner, Spencer Hawes, and Thaddeus Young are the team’s most likely trade chips. With that in mind, the Sixers will probably become even more shorthanded for the remaining 26 games after... Read more

Michael Carter-Williams a smiles during All-Star festivities

Saturday, February 15, 2014, 10:15 PM
NEW ORLEANS – One-tenth of a second. That was the losing margin for the 76ers Michael Carter-Williams and teammate Victor Oladipo (Orlando Magic) to winners Damian Lillard (Portland) and Utah’s Trey Burke, 45.2 to 45.3. "I had a fun time out there, it was great competing and I hope to... Read more

Michael Carter-Williams enjoying first All-Star weekend

Friday, February 14, 2014, 11:34 PM
NEW ORLEANS – Rookie Michael Carter-Williams got his first taste of All-Star Weekend Friday. He participated in an open practice in the morning with his teammates for the Rising Stars Challenge, did some community service with players at a New Orleans school, helping to build a playground, then... Read more

76ers film review: Inventing Hollis Thompson

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 10:18 AM
After two almost unprecedented blowout losses, the Sixers can only take solace in that Michael Carter-Williams is probably the lone future building block in the team’s current rotation. He’ll be joined by Nerlens Noel on that short list if his former AAU teammate suits up this season. The... Read more

76ers' loss to Clippers by the numbers

Monday, February 10, 2014, 3:02 AM
LOS ANGELES – Rarely do the numbers tell the whole story of any game, but in the 76ers 123-78 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center, the numbers were simply the whole story. Here’s a little breakdown: 73: That’s how many shots the Sixers missed. 27: That’s how... Read more

Boston homecoming for Coach Brown, MCW against the Celtics tonight

Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 3:49 PM
It’s a homecoming for 76ers coach Brett Brown and point guard Michael Carter-Williams tonight when the Sixers face the Boston Celtics. Brown grew up just a couple of hours up the road in South Portland, Maine; Carter-Williams in Boston. Brown also played his college basketball for Rick Pitino... Read more

Film review: Brett Brown show his stuff after timeouts

Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 11:57 AM
It should be no surprise that even early in his NBA head coaching career, Brett Brown has a firm grasp of the “ATO.” After all, he spent over a decade learning under one of the genre’s masters, Gregg Popovich. ATO is an acronym that stands for “after timeout,” and it... Read more

Film review: Michael Carter-Williams needs to be a better finisher

Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 8:14 AM
At the season’s midway point, the Sixers currently sit at 13-28, the third worst winning percentage in the NBA. The team’s first half was characterized by a few thrilling victories and seemingly more blowout losses. The season’s second half could very well feature more of the latter... Read more

Video: Sixers stifled by the Heat

Saturday, January 18, 2014, 3:38 AM
Bob Cooney of the Daily News reports from the Wells Fargo Center where the Sixers were handed a 101-86 loss by the Miami Heat. Get the full Sixerville experience at Read more

Film review: Carter-Williams and the side pick-and-roll

Thursday, January 16, 2014, 11:28 AM
In basketball, player development can be tricky to pinpoint. Sure, it’s defined as the process of improving an individual’s skill level, but what is it exactly that makes the process ultimately successful? In his first year as head coach of the Sixers, Brett Brown’s main priority... 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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