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Archive: March, 2011

Video: Holiday, Young lead Sixers past Rockets

Thursday, March 31, 2011, 12:07 AM
Video: The Sixers notched a 108-97 victory at the Wells Fargo Center Wednesday night, behind big nights from guard Jrue Holiday and forward Thad Young. The Daily News' John Smallwood reports from the Wells Fargo Center. Download our new iPhone/Android app for all of our Sixers coverage, plus app-exclusive... Read more

Phillies' starting 5 as Sixers

Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 4:26 PM
Great photo today from the Phillies' clubhouse. The Sixers had the jerseys made up and arranged for them to be sent to the Phillies. The idea for the gifts came from Sixers PR director Michael Preston. Preston said the Sixers thought it would a "nice gesture" because of a ticket offer between the... Read more

Phillies' starting 5 as Sixers

Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 4:01 PM
Great photo today from the Phillies' clubhouse. The Sixers had the jerseys made up and arranged for them to be sent to the Phillies. The idea for the gifts came from Sixers PR director Michael Preston. Preston said the Sixers thought it would a "nice gesture" because of a ticket offer between the... Read more

Thad Young a game-time decision

Tuesday, March 29, 2011, 5:40 PM
The Sixers didn’t practice today, but sent word that Thaddeus Young received treatment and is a gametime decision tomorrow against the Houston Rockets. The play in which he was injured happened as Young was chasing down a loose ball and appeared to have his foot slip out from under him, causing... Read more

Sixers hope to bounce back against Bulls

Monday, March 28, 2011, 4:22 PM
The Sixers have lost their last two games and are on the verge of losing their third straight game for the first time since November 23-26. Sunday's overtime loss to the Kings was disturbing in many ways, and not because some members of the Sixers attended a concert the night before. There was very... Read more

Sixers fall to Kings in overtime

Sunday, March 27, 2011, 3:53 PM
Friday night’s 76ers-Heat game had all the intangibles of a postseason game – raucous crowd, high-spirited and fast-paced play, in-your-face defense. For the most part yesterday at the Wells Fargo Center the Sixers and the visiting Sacramento Kings would have had to turn the game’s... Read more

Video: Are the Sixers a playoff threat?

Thursday, March 24, 2011, 1:53 PM
Video: Are the Sixers a legitimate threat to the top four teams in the Eastern Conference? The Daily News' Bob Cooney discusses their playoff chances 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

Hard to question the moves by Doug Collins, but this one came out of left field.

Thursday, March 24, 2011, 12:06 AM
When Doug Collins said a few days ago that he was looking to get Andres Nocioni and Tony Battie some more playing time as the season was winding down, I thought he was doing the good guy thing. Both the vets have struggled for playing time, particularly lately, but have been solid teammates even though... Read more

Is the fifth-seed in the East a real possibility for the Sixers

Wednesday, March 23, 2011, 2:40 PM
The Atlanta Hawks come to Philly to play the Sixers tonight, fresh off last night's 30-point loss to the visiting Chicago Bulls. Was that an aberration or is this team close to being in a free-fall. If so, catching them for the fifth-seed, and a probable playoff matchup with the Orlando Magic, seems... Read more

Iguodala expected to play vs. Hawks.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 12:56 PM
Andre Iguodala is expected to play tomorrow night against Atlanta at the Wells Fargo Center. Iguodala, battling right knee tendinitis, practiced today and scrimmage for about 5-6 minutes. He did not play Saturday night in Portland in order to get some extra rest with four days between games. Download... 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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