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Sources: Iguodala a no-show at meeting with team officials

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 6:26 PM
Andre Iguodala did not show up for his exit meeting with Sixers officials today, multiple sources have told the Daily News. Iguodala was the only player who did not have an individual meeting with coach Doug Collins, team president Rod Thorn and general manager Ed Stefanski a day after the Sixers... Read more

Video: Cooney's Game 5 preview

Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 10:22 AM
Video: CineSport's Noah Coslov asks the Daily News' Bob Cooney what the Sixers need to do in Game 5 of their series with the Heat to send the series back to Philly. Download our new iPhone/Android app for all of our Sixers coverage, plus app-exclusive analysis and videos. Read more

And in Game 4, Sixers keep on shooting

Sunday, April 24, 2011, 3:52 PM
In his fourth standout game of the presumed Heat sweep, LeBron James dropped a series-high 31 on the Sixers, but he and his Heatle teammate, Dwayne Wade, both missed late shots and could not match the inspired Sixers effort in an 86-82 Game 4 win, the Sixers' first over Miami in 11 tries. A last-minute... Read more

Bosh to Philly fans: Bring on the boos

Wednesday, April 20, 2011, 2:11 PM
Hey, nothing like a little extra juice to bring added excitement to the playoffs. The Sixers, trailing 2-0, host the Miami Heat on Thursday night at the Wells Fargo Center. And when you put Philly and fans together to an opposing player, this is what you get: “They have a reputation,”... Read more

Barkley: Sixers have 'no chance' vs. Miami

Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 6:12 PM
Charles Barkley has given voice to what has been a popular view entering the first-round series between the Sixers and Miami, and probably became more popular after Monday night's blowout: “[The 76ers have] got no chance of beating Miami, they are going to get swept," Barkley said on TNT. "They... Read more

Noon: Sixers chat with Marcus Hayes

Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 7:51 AM
With the Sixers now facing an 0-2 deficit in their playoff series against the Miami Heat, Marcus Hayes of the Daily News stops by at noon Tuesday to answer all your questions about the team's playoff chances. On a mobile phone? CLICK HERE to join the chat. Download our new iPhone/Android app for... Read more

Video: 76ers feeling the heat after loss

Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 6:51 AM
Bob Cooney of the Daily News breaks down the 76ers' 94-73 loss to the Miami Heat in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference playoff series with Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Download our new iPhone/Android app for all of our Sixers coverage, plus app-exclusive analysis and videos. Read more

Sixers take on Heat in Game 2; Wade likely to play

Monday, April 18, 2011, 11:03 AM
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade will probably play tonight after participating in this morning's shootaround. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra just said that Wade is feeling better and is looking to work up a sweat this morning in order to get ready for tonight. Coach Doug Collins said after Sunday's practice... Read more

Sixers fall to Heat in Game One

Saturday, April 16, 2011, 7:46 PM
The Sixers played about as well as they can possibly hope to against the Miami Heat Sunday at American Airlines Arena. They limited the Big Three of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh to just 63 total points, held each of them to below 50 percent from the floor, made more field goals (35-31)... Read more

Heat gets turned on today

Saturday, April 16, 2011, 3:06 PM
Lou Williams will test the sore hamstring today against the Miami Heat. Williams has been out since straining his right hamstring on March 12 against the Milwaukee Bucks. He said that he hasn't played 5-on-5 since the injury, so he'll find out today just how healed he is. "I'm excited to get the opportunity... 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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