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Archive: August, 2010

Iguodala, Team USA win opener

Sunday, August 29, 2010, 8:25 AM
Sixers forward Andre Iguodala was in the starting lineup as Team USA opened play in the World Championships with a 106-78 win over Croatia in a Group B game in Istanbul. Iguodala had five points, three rebounds, two assists and three steals and saw 14:24 of action. Eric Gordon (Los Angeles Clippers)... Read more

More on Nocioni's injury

Thursday, August 26, 2010, 11:34 AM
As we told you in today's Daily News, Andres Nocioni has been told to withdraw from the World Championships after the Sixers reviewed his latest MRI report on his injured left ankle. Sixers president Rod Thorn said that the team did not know whether Nocioni would be ready for training camp. The team... Read more

Team USA roster finalized

Tuesday, August 24, 2010, 2:15 PM
Team USA has finalized its roster for the World Championships with the withdrawal of Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo. Rondo did not play Sunday after Spain in an exhibition game. “Rajon came to us and said he was going to withdraw from the team, that he had some family matters to attend to... Read more

Iguodala, Team USA rebound to win exhibition

Sunday, August 22, 2010, 8:41 AM
The Sixers' Andre Iguodala had five points, six rebounds, two assists and three steals in 29 minutes as Team USA beat Lithuania, 77-61, in a tuneup for the World Championships yesterday in Madrid, Spain. Kevin Durant led all scorer with 15 points, while Rudy Gay had 14 and Russell Westbrook added... Read more

Iguodala a finalist as Team USA roster trimmed

Sunday, August 15, 2010, 12:40 PM
UPDATED: Andre Iguodala was in the starting lineup today for Team USA in its 86-55 victory over France in an exhibition game at Madison Square Garden in preparation for the World Championships. Iguodala scored two points on 1-for-2 shooting, his quietest day offensively in the US's various warmup... Read more

Iguodala stars again

Thursday, August 12, 2010, 9:59 PM
The stellar summer of Andre Iguodala continued Thursday night at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Iguodala posted game highs of 15 points and six rebounds and was named the player of the game in USA Blue's 49-47 win over USA White. The intrasquad game for the finalists for the U.S. roster for the... Read more

Thorn: 'We will take steps forward'

Thursday, August 12, 2010, 11:31 AM
Rod Thorn was introduced this morning at a news conference as the new president of the 76ers. Thorn said he resigned as the president of the New Jersey Nets and met with Ed Snider a week after that. He later met with Peter Luukko and the sides reached an agreement this week. The Sixers have split... Read more

Thorn Joins Sixers Long-Term

Thursday, August 12, 2010, 8:48 AM
This came together quickly. Ed Snider, the 76ers' chairman, and Peter Luukko, the chief operating officer of Comcast-Spectacor, reached out to Rod Thorn about joining the organization. When the smoke cleared, a source familiar with the situation said Thorn had agreed to a contract of ''more than three... Read more

Sixers' schedule released

Tuesday, August 10, 2010, 2:22 PM
The Sixers will get an early look at the new-look Miami Heat, opening their season at the Wells Fargo Center on Oct. 27 in Doug Collins' debut. It is the only visit by the Heat this season to Philadelphia. They host the Atlanta Hawks on Oct. 29, before embarking on a two-game trip to Indiana and Washington... Read more

Sixers set preseason schedule

Monday, August 9, 2010, 3:09 PM
Doug Collins will make his debut as coach of the 76ers with a seven-game preseason schedule that includes two games at the Wells Fargo Center. The Sixers will open the preseason against the New Jersey Nets at the Roanoke Civic Center in Virginia on Oct. 5. It is the first game for the Sixers in Virginia... 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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