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Archive: November, 2010

Five Keys vs. Blazers

Tuesday, November 30, 2010, 5:03 PM
The Sixers will look to win consecutive games for the first time this season when they face Andre Miller and the Portland Trail Blazers. How can the Sixers get that coveted second-straight win? Here's five ways that might do it. 1. Contain Miller's penetration. The definition of a wiley veteran, Miller... Read more

Sixers send rookie forward Craig Brackins to NBA Developmental League

Monday, November 29, 2010, 4:28 PM
Rookie forward Craig Brackins, who has played in just one game so far this season, has been sent to play in the NBA Developmental League for five games with the Springfield Armor. Brackins, who scored six points in 10 minutes of action last Wednesday in Toronto, was very excited about the chance to... Read more

Brand suspended for tonight's game

Wednesday, November 24, 2010, 3:08 PM
Sixers forward Elton Brand will miss tonight's game in Toronto after being suspended for his flagrant foul in Tuesday night's loss to the Washington Wizards. An NBA press release has the full details: PHILADELPHIA’S ELTON BRAND SUSPENDED NEW YORK, November 24, 2010 – Elton Brand of the... Read more

Video: Sixers' rotation appears set

Monday, November 22, 2010, 12:44 PM
Video: Bob Cooney of the Daily News chats with CineSport's Noah Coslov about what the Sixers can take away from their victory over the Milwaukee Bucks, just their third win of the season. Read more

Young showing improvement, Iguodala could return for Tuesday game.

Sunday, November 21, 2010, 6:33 PM
While swingman Andre Iguodala looks to for the tendonitis in his right Achilles' to heal enough for him to get back on the court, forward Thaddeus Young has seen some healing in his game. Young, who took a major step back last season after two promising seasons, has seemed more like the player fans... Read more

Sixers beat Bucks with help from the bench

Saturday, November 20, 2010, 12:05 AM
While the Sixers win Friday night over the Milwaukee Bucks certainly can't be labled as a season-turning victory, it might just have been a coming out party for forward Thaddeus Young. Make that a "come out again" party. Young scored a team-high 23 points, making eight of his 13 shots from... Read more

Iverson Turkish league game on NBA TV Sunday

Friday, November 19, 2010, 1:17 PM
Allen Iverson's second game with his Turkish team, Besiktas Cola Turka, will be televised on NBA TV on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. Besiktas will take on defending TBL champion Fenerbahce Ulker from Istanbul. Rick Kamla and Chris Webber, a former Iverson teammate with the Sixers, are calling the game, but... Read more

Where's the progress?

Thursday, November 18, 2010, 7:02 PM
CineSport's Noah Coslov talks to the Daily News' Bob Cooney about the Sixers' struggles from top to bottom, and their chances to pull out a win over their next 3 games. Read more

Iguodala out tonight

Wednesday, November 17, 2010, 2:24 PM
Sixers guard Andre Iguodala will not play in tonight’s home game against Toronto, sitting out for the fourth time in seven games. Igoudala is out with tendinitis in his right Achilles’. As for when he might return, coach Doug Collins said last night, “nobody knows their body better... Read more

Iguodala out for tonight's game at Cleveland

Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 2:06 PM
Not many have been happy with the play of the Sixers so far this season, and many have taken out their frustration on Sixers swingman Andre Iguodala, who is averaging just under 13 points a game. Iguodala, who spent the summer playing for the U.S. National Team in the FIBA World Championships in Turkey... 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 and follow him on Twitter.

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