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Archive: June, 2010

Hawes eager to join Sixers

Tuesday, June 22, 2010, 6:05 PM
The acquisition of center Spencer Hawes from Sacramento last week in the Samuel Dalembert trade gives the Sixers yet another young player. Hawes, a first-round pick in 2007, just turned 22 in late April. He joins Jrue Holiday (20), Jodie Meeks (23), Thad Young (22), Lou Williams (23), Marreese Speights... Read more

Nocioni To Play For Argentina

Monday, June 21, 2010, 10:01 PM
Andres Nocioni, acquired by the 76ers with Spencer Hawes from Sacramento in the recent trade for Samuel Dalembert, intends to play for his native Argentina in the FIBA World Championships in Turkey. ''Absoutely it's his plan,'' said Mike Cound, one of Nocioni's representatives When he represented... Read more

Tickets available to NBA draft

Monday, June 21, 2010, 12:44 PM
A limited number of tickets for the NBA Draft will go on sale Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Madison Square Garden box office. Tickets are $15 each for reserved seating in the 300 Level. That night’s draft will be held at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Doors open at 6:45, with live coverage... Read more

Johnson Impresses 76ers

Saturday, June 19, 2010, 1:18 PM
In a way, this was just what 76ers coach Doug Collins wanted. ''You like someone and you want someone to come in and make you think; that's what you love to do as a coach,'' Collins said after watching Syracuse's Wesley Johnson go through a spirited NBA predraft workout at Philadelphia College Of... Read more

Sixers work out Favors, Cousins

Friday, June 18, 2010, 2:58 PM
The Sixers worked out Kentucky's DeMarcus Cousins and Georgia Tech's Derrick Favors Friday morning. Here is a video report from Daily News' Bob Cooney: Read more

Dalembert: 'A mixed feeling'

Thursday, June 17, 2010, 7:43 PM
Samuel Dalembert described his emotion on being traded to the Sacramento Kings today "a mixed feeling." Dalembert was drafted by the Sixers in the first round in 2001 and has never played for another organization. He was the longest-tenured member of the team. ‘’It’s like... Read more

Dalembert traded to Sacramento

Thursday, June 17, 2010, 2:16 PM
UPDATED: The Sixers have just announced the deal. “We are excited to add two players in Spencer Hawes and Andres Nocioni who will help us immediately and provide us with additional front-court depth," team president and general manager Ed Stefanski said. "Spencer is a young seven-footer... Read more

Turner enjoys workout, visit to Philly

Thursday, June 17, 2010, 1:06 PM
Ohio State's Evan Turner is planning one -- and only one -- workout before the NBA draft and that is with the Sixers, who are expected to take him with the second overall pick next Thursday. "Going through a workout at an NBA facility was a lot of fun," Turner told reporters after his session... Read more

Cousins, Favors to visit Sixers

Wednesday, June 16, 2010, 2:19 PM
As expected, the Sixers will host workouts for the top big men available in the draft Friday when Kentucky’s DeMarcus Cousins and Georgia Tech’s Derrick Favors come to the team’s practice site. The Daily News reported the workout schedule last week. They will be joined by Temple’s... Read more

Turner to visit Sixers

Tuesday, June 15, 2010, 2:21 PM
The Sixers will get another first-hand look at the player most suspect will be their selection in next week's NBA draft when Ohio State's Evan Turner visits PCOM on Thursday, as we reported last week in the Daily News. Turner will take part in a workout with two local players -- La Salle's Rodney... 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 cooneyb@phillynews.com and follow him on Twitter.

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