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Archive: April, 2013

Bynum? Again? Seriously?

Thursday, April 18, 2013, 3:01 PM
When owner Josh Harris was talking about the future of his team, one that won't include Doug Collins as its coach, the subject of Andrew Bynum was naturally brought up. Harris used the term "needle-mover" when speaking of Bynum, and he wasn't referring to medical procedures on the big center's knees... Read more

A look at possible Sixers coaching candidates

Monday, April 15, 2013, 7:08 PM
FOR THE EIGHTH time in 11 seasons, the 76ers will have a new head coach when they tip off the 2013-14 season, as Doug Collins will coach his last game for the Sixers on Wednesday in Indianapolis. So who will be his successor? Whom will ownership hire to lend some kind of stability to a position that... Read more

Video: What Sixers do with Doug Collins leaving

Monday, April 15, 2013, 10:43 AM
Doug Collins has informed the Sixers that he will not return as head coach next season. CineSport's Noah Coslov & the Daily News' Bob Cooney discuss Collins' departure and possible replacements. Read more

Sixers' Doug Collins not returning next season

Sunday, April 14, 2013, 10:31 PM
This big question for the 76ers this offseason used to center around what the organization will do with Andrew Bynum. Now it has shifted. The offseason will now include a search for a new coach. This is how this past week appears to have played out between 76ers coach Doug Collins and management,... Read more

Sixers assistant coach Brian James not officially leaving just yet

Sunday, April 14, 2013, 9:31 AM
Although there is a possibility that 76ers assistant Brian James will end up on the bench with Chris Collins at Northwestern University next season, nothing has been finalized, says James’ attorney John Langel, who is also the attorney for Doug Collins. "Brian James is still under contract... Read more

Doug Collins not in talking mood about his status

Friday, April 12, 2013, 6:37 PM
The quesions were ready to fly, but 76ers coach Doug Collins was having none of it. Barely one question got out about the recent Inquirer story that cited sources saying some in Sixers management wouldn't mind seeing Collins leave before the coach cut the direction of questioning into another area... Read more

Video: Sixers run over by Hawks

Thursday, April 11, 2013, 2:51 AM
The 76ers' losing streak reached three following a 124-101 defeat against the visiting Atlanta Hawks. The Daily News' Bob Cooney reports from Wells Fargo Center. Read more

Sixers add another Holiday

Monday, April 1, 2013, 12:19 PM
The 76ers have signed 6-6, 180-pound forward Justin Holiday, brother of point guard Jrue Holiday. To make room on the roster the Sixers have waived guard Jeremy Pargo. In the NBA Development League this season, Holiday played 47 games for the Idaho Stampede, starting 42 and averaging 17.3 points... 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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