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Sixers notes on 0-3 start

Sunday, October 31, 2010, 4:31 PM
A few quick items on the Sixers: * In their 0-3 start, the Sixers have shot 42.8 percent from the floor (107-for-250) while their opponents have made 46.5 percent (106-for-228). * Backup center Tony Battie suffered a quad strain on Saturday in the loss to Indiana and is listed day-to-day. * Andres... Read more

Sixers face Atlanta Hawks at home tonight

Friday, October 29, 2010, 4:44 PM
The Sixers will somewhat of a less formidible opponent tonight when Joe Johnson and the Atlanta Hawks come to the Wells Fargo Center. Andre Iguodala, who has been nursing a sore right wrist, went through shootaround this morning and said afterward that the wrist was still sore but something he just... Read more

Iverson Officially Bound For Turkey

Thursday, October 28, 2010, 11:34 PM
Allen Iverson is officially bound for Turkey. A media advisory Thursday night said the former 76ers star has agreed in principle to a two-year $4 million contract with Besiktas, a professional team in Turkey. He is expected to sign his contract this weekend and begin his overseas career the week... Read more

Sixers lose season-opener to Miami Heat

Wednesday, October 27, 2010, 10:55 PM
It wasn't unexpected, that the Sixers lost tonight in their season-opener to the Miami Heat - 97-87. It also wasn't unexpected that Dwyane Wade (30 points), LeBron James (16) and Chris Bosh (15) combined to do most of the damage to the Sixers. What was a bit of a befuddlement was that James Jones... Read more

Iguodala to start despite wrist injury

Wednesday, October 27, 2010, 12:11 PM
Andre Iguodala took part in this morning's shootaround and will be in the starting lineup tonight against Miami. Iguodala has been nursing a sore right wrist. He shot with the right hand this morning and said the wrist was still sore. He said he was not sure how much impact the injury will have on... Read more

Video: Collins sets starting lineup

Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 4:51 PM
Video: At Tuesday's practice, Sixers coach Doug Collins finally set his starting lineup for tomorrow night's matchup against the Miami Heat. The Daily News' Bob Cooney reports. Read more

Sixers and coach Doug Collins prepare for season opener against visiting Miami Heat

Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 3:50 PM
The Big Three and the rest of the Miami Heat will visit the Wells Fargo Center tomorrow night after opening their season tonight at Boston. Coach Doug Collins announced that his starting lineup will be Jrue Holiday, Andre Iguodala, Jason Kapono, Elton Brand and Spencer Hawes. Iguodala again did not... Read more

Sixers' starters set for opener

Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 1:05 PM
Barring anything unforeseen, the Sixers' starting lineup for Wednesday's season opener against the Miami Heat is expected to be guards Jrue Holiday and Andre Igoudala, forwards Jason Kapano and Elton Brand and center Spencer Hawes, coach Doug Collins said today after practice. No matter who the Sixers... Read more

Video: Final predictions for the Sixers

Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 12:08 PM
Video: The Daily News' Bob Cooney offers his final predictions for the Sixers' 2010-2011 season. Read more

Sixers open the season on Wednesday, and questions still rule

Sunday, October 24, 2010, 8:49 PM
Andre Iguodala might not be in the Sixers starting lineup when they host the Miami Heat in the season opener on Wednesday night. Iguodala sat out today's practice with a sprained right wrist and said that if the season began now, he would be a no-go. It's just another question of many that surround... 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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