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Archive: July, 2009

Stefanski: Sixers, Miller 'far apart'

Wednesday, July 8, 2009, 1:14 PM
ORLANDO – It was as if Ed Stefanski took a measure of relief in announcing the Sixers’ hitherto speculated divorce from free-agent point guard Andre Miller is, in fact, probably going to be a reality. “We have made an offer to Andre but they’re looking for a better offer from... Read more

Bibby Off The Market

Tuesday, July 7, 2009, 9:54 AM
When agent David Falk recently called the 76ers about Atlanta Hawks point guard Mike Bibby, it apparently was mostly about checking out the marketplace in a difficult economy. As it turned out, staying home became the best option. In a development reported by Sekou Smith of the Atlanta Journal Constitution... Read more

Andre Miller As A Trail Blazer?

Monday, July 6, 2009, 11:29 PM
This is Andy Miller, the agent for 76ers unrestricted free agent Andre Miller, doing his j-o-b: In a blog post by Jason Quick of the Oregonian on, Andy Miller described Andre Miller as ''a good fit'' for the Portland Trail Blazers, who were rebuffed the other day by Orlando Magic free... Read more

A Call About Bibby

Friday, July 3, 2009, 10:34 AM
The 76ers received an inquiry from the agent for Atlanta Hawks free agent guard Mike Bibby, but a source familiar with the situation said the conversation ''didn't go anywhere.'' The theory seemed to be that the agent was doing his due diligence, checking the market for his client. Bibby was listed... Read more

Sixers announce coaching staff

Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 4:42 PM
As we have reported previously, the coaching staff for new Sixers coach Eddie Jordan will include Mike O'Koren, Aaron McKie and Jim Lynam. The Sixers officially announced the staff today. O'Koren will carry the title of associate coach, with McKie and Lynam listed as assistant coaches. McKie and... 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 and follow him on Twitter.

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