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76ers' Andrew Bynum undergoes knee surgery

Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 8:48 PM
76ers center Andrew Bynum underwent arthroscopic surgery on both knees Tuesday, the team announced. Bynum is scheduled to begin physical therapy on March 22 and will remain on crutches for six weeks. The Sixers announced Monday the surgery would occur and it would end any chance Bynum had to play... Read more

Sixers look to snap road losing streak against Clips

Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 4:35 PM
The last time the 76ers won a road game it was January 1 against the Los Angeles Lakers in the Staples Center. Tonight, the team returns to the Staples Center, only the opponent this time will be the Clippers. The Clippers they will be facing will be agitated, as they lost at the Sacramento... Read more

Bynum to have surgery, done for the season

Monday, March 18, 2013, 8:09 PM
Like the teams in the upcoming NCAA Tournament, it could be one and done for Andrew Bynum as a 76er. The Sixers announced at halftime of its game against the Portland Trail Blazers that the 7-foot, 300-pound Bynum will have surgery on Tuesday, thus ending one of the most frustrating situations in... Read more

Video: 76ers can't contain LeBron James

Thursday, March 14, 2013, 3:56 AM
The Sixers put up a fight, but the Heat's LeBron James was too much as the Sixers fell, 98-94. The Daily News' Bob Cooney reports from the Wells Fargo Center. Read more

Chip Kelly visits with Doug Collins

Monday, March 11, 2013, 8:52 PM
It may not have been the best of times for new Eagles coach Chip Kelly to talk to Doug Collins about what it’s like to coach in this city, being as Collins and his team was mired in a streak of 12-losses-in-13 games when the two met before the 76ers-Nets game Monday. Perhaps with the free agency... Read more

Sixers lose 12th straight on road as Heat win 17th consecutive game

Saturday, March 9, 2013, 12:53 AM
There was a point in the fourth quarter during the 76ers-Miami Heat game when LeBron James was asked (or asked) to cover Sixers point guard Jrue Holiday. To watch the best player in the game right now not only accept the challenge but embrace was fun to witness. James met Holiday just as he crossed... Read more

Charles Jenkins gets first start for Sixers

Friday, March 8, 2013, 7:23 PM
It hasn’t taken long for newly-acquired guard Charles Jenkins to impress 76ers coach Doug Collins. So much so, in fact, that Collins inserted him into the starting lineup for Friday’s game against the Miami Heat. Hey, if you’re going to prove yourself, might as well do it against... Read more

Arnett Moultrie brings light to yet another Sixers' loss

Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 12:54 AM
The Sixers lost for the ninth time in 10 games. They were beaten by a Boston Celtics team that has not faltered since they lost All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo to a knee injury for the rest of the season, but has prospered. Tuesday’s 109-101 win over the Sixers was the 12th in 16 games for the... 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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