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Archive: May, 2011

NBA Finals predictions

Monday, May 30, 2011, 6:41 PM
Here is how Daily News Sixers beat writer Bob Cooney and columnist John Smallwood see the NBA Finals: BOB COONEY As much as everyone wants to talk about Miami’s “Big Three” of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh and what they all can do offensively, it is the Heat’s defense... Read more

Iguodala trade rumor and Rudy Gay

Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 11:24 AM
This offseason will be filled with plenty of trade rumors involved the Sixers and Andre Iguodala. One that was kicking around recently is a swap of Iguodala to Memphis for Rudy Gay. Asked last week by the Daily News about Iguodala's future, Sixers president Rod Thorn said: "There are some players... Read more

Where do Sixers stand in the East?

Tuesday, May 10, 2011, 6:58 PM
Where do the Sixers stand in the Eastern Conference? What have the playoff told the Sixers brass about what is next? We asked general manager Ed Stefanski and team president Rod Thorn. STEFANSKI:I think it tells us were not far away from the better teams. We know we need to get bigger and more physical... Read more

Collins third in Sporting News vote

Wednesday, May 4, 2011, 1:17 PM
Sixers coach Doug Collins finished third in voting for NBA Coach of the Year by The Sporting News. Collins received six votes from the panel of 37 general managers, assistant general managers and coaches. Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau was the winner with 17 votes, followed by the Spurs' Greg Poppovich... Read more

Hot Button: 76ers season wrapup chat with Bob Cooney

Wednesday, May 4, 2011, 4:46 AM
Bob Cooney of the Daily News takes your questions about the 76ers' season in a live chat today at 2 p.m. as part of the Hot Button. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and send in questions. Download our iPhone/Android app for all of our Sixers coverage, plus app-exclusive analysis... Read more

Collins finished second in Coach of the Year voting

Sunday, May 1, 2011, 4:39 PM
Sixers coach Doug Collins finished second in the voting for NBA Coach of the Year. Collins received 18 first-place votes, 31 seconds and 27 thirds for 210 points to finish well behind Chicago's Tom Thibodeau. Thibodeau totaled 475 points, including 76 first-place votes, from a panel of 119 sportswriters... 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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