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Archive: April, 2010

Brown Says It Again: He Wants To Coach In Charlotte

Friday, April 30, 2010, 1:06 PM
Larry Brown met with the Charlotte media today and repeated what he has been saying all along. He told reporters the same thing he told Bobcats owner Michael Jordan. ''I talked to Michael about it and told him now I'd go back and visit with my family,'' said Brown, who has coached the Bobcats for... Read more

Jordan reportedly pulls out of Rutgers running

Tuesday, April 27, 2010, 2:54 PM
UPDATE: Eddie Jordan has apparently informed Rutgers that he is not interested in the job and withdrawn from consideration, two sources told the Newark Star-Ledger. Jordan told Rutgers that he still wanted to pursue opportunities in the NBA, rather than going into college basketball. * EARLIER: Former... Read more

Dalembert honored for charity work

Monday, April 19, 2010, 1:25 PM
Sixers center Samuel Dalembert is the 2009-10 recipient of the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award presented annually by the Professional Basketball Writers Association. The award is named for the second commissioner of the league and honors an NBA player or coach for outstanding service and dedication... Read more

Stefanski: Hiring Jordan was 'not right' decision

Thursday, April 15, 2010, 11:21 AM
Hours after the Sixers' worst season since 1996-97 mercifully concluded, the end officially came for coach Eddie Jordan. Jordan's dismissal was announced this morning after a disastrous 27-55 season, with two years remaining on his contract plus an option for a fourth year. The announcement was made... Read more

Larry Brown denies reported return to Sixers

Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 4:45 PM
Larry Brown all but scoffed at a New York Post report saying he would be returning to the 76ers to take control “from top to bottom.’’ Brown, the Charlotte Bobcats coach, told the Daily News the report was "old news." Speculation is rife that that the Sixers will fire coach... Read more

Young finished for season

Wednesday, April 7, 2010, 3:13 PM
Sixers forward Thaddeus Young will miss the remainder of the season due to a right thumb fracture. After X-rays last night, team physician Dr. Jack McPhilemy determined that the injury has not healed sufficiently enough to allow Young to return. The Sixers have five games remaining, beginning with... Read more

76ers Find New Ways To Lose

Saturday, April 3, 2010, 5:25 PM
The 76ers lost to the Toronto Raptors, 128-123, in overtime on a day when they did not get a single individual rebound in the entire third quarter. The Sixers lost on a day when Andre Iguodala and Jrue Holiday--their starting guards--combined to shoot 19-for-26 from the floor. The Sixers lost on... Read more

Another Chance For Dwayne Jones

Friday, April 2, 2010, 6:33 PM
Dwayne Jones, a 6-11 rebounder and shot-blocker who played at Saint Joseph's University, has been hanging around the fringe of the NBA for several years. He has logged brief time with Minnesota, Boston, Cleveland and Charlotte, but hasn't been able to stick. He had tryouts earlier this season with... 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 cooneyb@phillynews.com and follow him on Twitter.

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