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Video: Allen Iverson opens up during retirement ceremony

Thursday, October 31, 2013, 3:59 AM
The Daily News' Bob Cooney reports from Wells Fargo Center where Allen Iverson formally announced his retirement before the 76ers' season opener against the Miami Heat. Get the full Sixerville experience at PhillyDailyNews.com. Read more

What to make of tonight's opener, plus A.I. on the side

Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 1:04 PM
The Sixers open their season tonight at the Wells Fargo Center against the two-time defending champion Miami Heat. In what will certainly be a season of many losses, the question that fans are asking is: “What should we be looking for?” Whatever it is, fans will have a chance to see it... Read more

Brown: Iverson amazes me

Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 4:33 PM
When he was an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs, the 76ers were often a team that Brett Brown had to scout. The main focus of his report for many years was how to stop Allen Iverson. Brown is now running the show here in Philly and Iverson will announce his retirement here tomorrow afternoon... Read more

Source: Sixers release Wyatt, White, Koshwal, Blue

Thursday, October 24, 2013, 7:23 PM
The Sixers have released four players, a source told the Daily News. They are Temple product Khalif Wyatt, forward Royce White, forward Mac Koshwal and guard Vander Blue. There are a couple of surprises there. It was generally thought that Blue and Wyatt were competing for one of the roster spots... Read more

Sixers likely to keep Noel out for entire season

Monday, October 21, 2013, 6:51 PM
It wasn’t so much of a bombshell as a matter-of-fact statement by 76ers coach Brett Brown. But talking in the hallways outside of the arena on the campus of Ohio State before his team took on the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night, Brown strongly hinted that rookie center Nerlens Noel would... Read more

Lavoy returns to practice

Sunday, October 20, 2013, 4:13 PM
Sixers forward Lavoy Allen was back on the practice floor Sunday, a day after he missed the team’s open practice at the Palestra. On Saturday, coach Brett Brown said that he heard Allen had overslept and that the ramifications of Allen’s actions would be taken care of. “We will handle... Read more

Sixers sign free-agent center

Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 12:27 PM
The team signed free agent center Daniel Orton yesterday and released center Tim Ohlbrecht. The 6-10, 255-pound Orton, 23, spent last season with the Oklahoma City Thunder and spent time with Thunder’s NBA Development League affiliate Tulsa 66ers. In 29 games he averaged 12.5 points, 7.8 rebounds... Read more

Five questions about the Sixers

Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 11:16 AM
Questions abound via Twitter and email about the 76ers since they began training camp on Saturday at Saint Joseph’s. While it’s been difficult to get a real handle on a lot of the new players as the media hasn’t been allowed to watch hardly any of the practices (in years past we’d... Read more

Crisp opening practice for Sixers

Saturday, September 28, 2013, 2:32 PM
You get the feeling when talking to new 76ers head coach Brett Brown following his first practice that he didn’t get a whole lot of sleep the night before. He may be several nights along in the sleep deprivation department. The excitable coach just has so much energy, an abundance of knowledge... Read more

Basketball officials don't care about the Naismith Hall of Fame

Monday, September 9, 2013, 2:30 PM
If you wanted to hold your most important ceremony of the year and wanted to be certain absolutely nobody knew it was occurring, when would you hold it? On the first Sunday afternoon of the NFL season, of course. The induction ceremony for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2013... 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 cooneyb@phillynews.com and follow him on Twitter.

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