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Archive: October, 2012

Andre Iguodala back in town as a visitor

Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 2:52 PM
It's not normal for a throng of media to be assembled for a visiting team's shootaround on the morning of games, but there were a lot on hand at the Wells Fargo Center this morning when Andre Iguodala and the Nuggets opened their practice. Iguodala seemed excited to be back to the place where he spent... Read more

Sixers give update on Andrew Bynum

Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 8:01 PM
The Sixers released a statement tonight on the status center Andrew Bynum. It read: As previously announced, Andrew Bynum has a bone bruise of the right knee. While Andrew and the 76ers are both eager for him to resume game play as soon as possible, given the long regular season and playoffs, the... Read more

Collins embraces professionalism as much as talent

Friday, October 26, 2012, 8:34 PM
There was still 12 seconds on the clock when 76ers coach Doug Collins got up off his huge, blue comfort balancing ball on which he perches himself and called his players together. He had seen enough. Collins wasn't unhappy though. In fact, he couldn't have been more thrilled. Just before he stopped... Read more

Measuring the Sixers in Atlantic Division

Friday, October 26, 2012, 10:46 AM
The Daily News' Bob Cooney talks with CineSport's Justin Shackil about Andrew Bynum's status, as well as the Sixers overall improvement by 14 wins last season. The team is ready to take the next step, but can they pull it off? Watch the video and weigh in. Read more

Video: 76ers crush Celtics in preseason win

Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 12:46 AM
The Sixers had five players in double figures as they beat the Celtics, 107-75, in a preseason game on Monday. The Daily News' Bob Cooney reports from the Wells Fargo Center. Read more

Bynum to receive another injection

Monday, October 15, 2012, 5:47 PM
The Sixers announced that center Andrew Bynum will receive a Synvisc injection in his injured right knee from Dr. David Altchek of the Hospital of Special Surgery in New York next Monday. The team said Bynum will continue with conditioning drills as part of a previously announced precautionary measure... Read more

Iguodala didn't enjoy last few years, he says

Thursday, October 11, 2012, 7:48 PM
While the separation seemed amicable when it happened, it sure has turned a little bit to the ugly side now. Former 76er Andre Iguodala, traded this offseason to the Denver Nuggets as part of the deal that brought center Andrew Bynum to Philadelphia from Los Angeles, said in an interview with Matt... Read more

Turner just wants to play ball

Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 7:40 AM
Evan Turner has a chip on his shoulder. He feels the fans anxiety about his play - so far not living up to that of a No. 2 overall choice. His frustration level over his first two seasons has reached a boiling point several times. But now Turner, entrenched as the team's starting small forward and... Read more

Video: New-look 76ers begin training camp

Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 6:58 PM
Video: The Sixers began their training camp without new center Andrew Bynum on the court. The Daily News’ Bob Cooney breaks down the first day of practice from Hagan Arena. Read more

Doug Collins gets contract extension

Monday, October 1, 2012, 5:47 PM
There has never been much doubt about how much the new ownership of the 76ers is enamored with head coach Doug Collins. Monday at the team's practice facility at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, managing owner Josh Harris announced that coach Doug Collins had agreed to a one-year extension... 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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