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Archive: November, 2011

Collins and Thorn say Sixers ready for season

Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 6:23 PM
Sixers coach Doug Collins' excitement over the start of the NBA season outdoes any type of hyperness a child could have the night before Christmas. The man just loves the game that much. Yesterday at the team's practice facility at PCOM, Collins and president Rod Thorn met with the media and spoke... Read more

Sixers' camp to begin at St. Joe's

Monday, November 28, 2011, 3:08 PM
Looks like the Sixers will be going back to Saint Joseph’s for an abbreviated training camp, starting on Dec. 9 and ending Dec. 14. ``I think we can accommodate them,’’ St. Joe’s athletic director Don DiJulia said. The Sixers held their training camp there the last 2 years... Read more

Details of 66-game schedule start to emerge

Sunday, November 27, 2011, 7:52 AM
UPDATED: The New York Times via Howard Beck is reporting that the league's compressed schedule will run from Dec. 25 to April 26, and teams will average about two extra games per month. Every team will play at least one back-to-back-to-back set (games on three consecutive nights), and up to three... Read more

It's baaaack. NBA owners and players agree to deal.

Saturday, November 26, 2011, 9:14 AM
Whether you care or not, and many have certainly professed their lack of interest during a long lockout that spanned 149 days, the NBA owners and players came to a tentative agreement in the early hours this morning, meaning professional basketball could be back in action starting Christmas Day. Lawyers... Read more

Video: NBA goes from court to courts

Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 11:32 AM
Video: Bob Cooney of the Daily News discusses the deepening impasse between players and owners in the NBA lockout and what will happen now. 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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