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Archive: January, 2011

Andres Nocioni to sit for unspecified time

Sunday, January 16, 2011, 3:42 PM
It took a while, but Sixers forward Andres Nocioni has decided that the finger that he fractured against the Chicago Bulls on January 7th will force him to miss games. Coach Doug Collins said after today's practice at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine that Nocioni "would shut it down" for... Read more

Video: Iguodala returns

Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 1:23 PM
Video: The Sixers lost to Indiana in Andre Iguodala's return to the lineup. Are the Sixers better off without him? The Daily News' Bob Cooney talks Sixers with CineSport's Noah Coslov. Download our new iPhone/Android app for all of our Sixers coverage, plus app-exclusive analysis and videos. Read more

Report: Iverson to announce retirement, or is he?

Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 11:32 AM
Allen Iverson is reportedly set to have a news conference today to announce his retirement from basketball. However, Iverson's personal manager Gary Moore, told the Associated Press that Iverson "totally disputes" any report of his retirement. Moore said he and Iverson spoke today. Iverson has been... Read more

Sixers flat in loss to Indiana

Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 9:55 AM
On a night when their best defensive player returned, the Sixers turned in one of their worst defensive performances of the season in a 111-103 loss to the Indiana Pacers last night at the Wells Fargo Center. More concerning than their lack of defense was the lack of intensity the team had in losing... Read more

Bad loss for Sixers against Pacers

Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 1:01 AM
Video: Bob Cooney of the Daily News breaks down the Sixers' loss to the Pacers Tuesday night. Download our new iPhone/Android app for all of our Sixers coverage, plus app-exclusive analysis and videos. Read more

Iguodala to start tonight

Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 1:08 PM
UPDATED: Coach Doug Collins told reporters tonight that Iguodala will start against the Pacers. EARLIER: After missing the past seven games, and 12 overall, due to Achilles tendonitis, Sixers forward Andre Iguodala appears to be ready to get back on the court tonight when the Sixers host the Indiana... Read more

Sixers host Chicago Bulls tonight

Friday, January 7, 2011, 5:00 PM
Revenge isn't often a word you hear during the long grind that is the NBA regular season. But the Sixers probably have a sprinkle of it on their minds as they face a Chicago Bulls team tonight that pasted them by 45 points on Dec. 21 in Chicago. The Sixers are coming off a gutsy win over the Washington... Read more

Video: Temporary fix at the two

Thursday, January 6, 2011, 1:28 PM
Video: The Sixers were triumphant in their return home with a 109-97 win over the Wizards, but have to find a permanent solution to their scoring troubles at shooting guard. The Daily News' Bob Cooney talks Sixers hoops with CineSports' Noah Coslov. Download our new iPhone/Android app for all of... Read more

Hawes probable for tonight

Wednesday, January 5, 2011, 11:13 AM
Sixers center Spencer Hawes took part in this morning's shootaround and is listed as probable for tonight's game against the Washington Wizards at the Wells Fargo Center. Hawes strained the middle of his back during pregame warmups Monday night in New Orleans and did not play. Hawes missed 16 days... Read more

76ers chat with John Smallwood

Tuesday, January 4, 2011, 4:28 AM
Daily News columnist John Smallwood takes your questions about all the latest 76ers news in a live chat at noon today on the Hot Button. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat. Download our new iPhone/Android app for all of our Sixers coverage, plus app-exclusive analysis and videos. ... 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 and follow him on Twitter.

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