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Archive: February, 2011

Video: Kobe, Lebron steal show at All-Star Game

Monday, February 21, 2011, 3:19 AM
CineSport's Josh Thomson and the Daily News' Bob Cooney discuss Kobe Bryant and LeBron James' performances at this years NBA All-Star game. Download our new iPhone/Android app for all of our Sixers coverage, plus app-exclusive analysis and videos. Read more

John Smallwood chats NBA All-Stars

Friday, February 18, 2011, 8:17 AM
Live chat: John Smallwood will chat for the Hot Button on Friday at noon about the NBA All-Star weekend. On a mobile phone? Click here to join the chat. Read more

A Speights for Cunningham trade?

Thursday, February 17, 2011, 12:06 AM
HOUSTON - A Western Conference source said that the Portland Trail Blazers are said to be looking at Sixers forward/center Marreese Speights. As a proposed trade, the Blazers offered forward Dante Cunningham, a Villanova product, as well as a second-round draft pick. The Sixers do not appear to be... Read more

Wanna see some offense? Tonight should be the night.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 3:02 PM
Something's got to give tonight when the Sixers play at the Houston Rockets in the last game before the All-Star break. The Rockets are one of the highest scoring teams lin the league, currently third in the league at 105.3. Over their past four games, they've averaged closer to 110. The Sixers have... Read more

Revenge tonight? For a lost season and an embarrassing loss a few weeks ago.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 3:41 PM
There hasn't been another time this season in which the Sixers have been oozing with so much confidence, or as loose as an oversized pair of pants. Winning nine of your last 12 games will do that for a team, and tonight the Sixers (26-28) will look to inch closer to that coveted .500 mark. A win tonight... Read more

Sixers chat with Bob Cooney

Monday, February 14, 2011, 8:48 AM
Chat: Join the Daily News' Bob Cooney as he talks all things Sixers in a live chat at 1:15 p.m. Monday. 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

Evan Turner injury update

Thursday, February 10, 2011, 6:06 PM
Rookie Evan Turner was limited to under 13 minutes in Wednesday’s loss to Orlando due to what was called a muscle spasm. Today, Collins explained the injury further. “The rib kind of popped out of place,” Collins said. “When it does it throws your back into spasm. It is nothing... Read more

Video: Sixers can't match up against Howard's Magic

Thursday, February 10, 2011, 12:36 AM
The combination of Dwight Howard's inside game and some perimeter shooting did the Sixers in Wednesday night. The Daily News' Bob Cooney reports from the Wells Fargo Center. Download our new iPhone/Android app for all of our Sixers coverage, plus app-exclusive analysis and videos. Read more

Sixers host Orlando Magic tonight

Wednesday, February 9, 2011, 10:18 AM
There is not time to baste in the glory of what was their most impressive overall game of the season. Though the Sixers blasted the Hawks in Atlanta on Tuesday night by 34 points, they have to forget about it and deal with Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic tonight at the Wells Fargo Center. Here... Read more

Sixers thump up on Atlanta Hawks

Wednesday, February 9, 2011, 9:54 AM
The Sixers 34-point thumping of the Atlanta Hawks was a pleasant sight indeed for Sixers' fans as the team had their most complete outing of the season in a 117-83 win at Philips Arena. But even more pleasing had to be the way the Sixers continued to play the game even though it was pretty much out... 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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