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Archive: May, 2012

Aron thanks fans, says work underway for future

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 12:35 PM
Sixers CEO Adam Aron, who has interacted with fans all season on Twitter, has been silent since the season ended with Saturday night's loss in Game 7 to Boston. He returned today with a message to Sixers fans about the season and the future. "Sixers fans, a few days after season end, I wanted to... Read more

Sixers chat with Bob Cooney

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 10:24 AM
Live chat: Join the Daily News' Bob Cooney as he takes your Sixers questions as they turn their attention toward the offseason, starting at noon on Thursday, May 31st. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

Sixers to play in Orlando summer league

Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 4:56 PM
The Sixers will return to the Orlando Pro Summer League in July. The eight-team field features Indiana, Utah, Brooklyn, Orlando, Detroit, Oklahoma City and Boston. The Sixers will play five games over five days at the Orlando Magic’s practice court at the Amway Center. The league was on hiatus... Read more

Cheek to work out for Sixers

Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 9:35 PM
The Sixers will be looking at 6-6 swingmen and off-the-radar big men when they hold a pre-draft workout today at Saint Joe’s Hagan Arena. There will be one familiar name: Villanova junior shooting guard Dominic Cheek. He will be joined by other 6-6’s Alex Young (IUPUI) and Kim English... Read more

Sixers taking positive attitude into tonight's Game 7 in Boston

Saturday, May 26, 2012, 3:25 PM
Perhaps Sixers forward Evan Turner put it best this morning when he said: "You don't have anything to lose. What do you have to lose?" Turner was answering a question that was centered around the question of how much pressure there was leading into tonight's Game 7 against teh Boston Celtics at TD... Read more

Aron: Iverson invited to Game 6

Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 3:05 PM
Former Sixers guard Allen Iverson has been invited to Wednesday night's Game 6 against the Celtics, according to team co-owner and CEO Adam Aron. Iverson was to be part of the ceremonial opening tip. On Twitter, Aron wrote: Can confirm Allen invited. To attend, he will need good weather/on-time flight... Read more

Celtics struggling with injuries as they face Sixers in crucial Game 6

Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 1:32 PM
The Boston Celtics arrived at the Wells Fargo Center this morning for their shootaround in preparation for tonight's Game 6 at the Wells Fargo Center walking awfully slowly. Paul Pierce shuffled his way to the locker room with his sprained left knee ligaments. Ray Allen gingerly stepped as to not... Read more

Video: Bob Cooney on the 76ers' Game 5 loss to the Boston Celtics

Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 4:35 AM
Rajon Rondo and Brandon Bass powered the Celtics past the 76ers 101-85 in Game 5 of the Eastern semifinals. The Daily News' Bob Cooney and the Boston Globe's Gary Washburn report from the TD Garden. Read more

Celtics Avery Bradley to miss tonights game against Sixers

Monday, May 21, 2012, 6:10 PM
The Sixers may have gotten a break even before Game 5's tipoff. Celtics coach Doc Rivers announced that starting guard Avery Bradley would miss the game due to recurring shoulder injury. Bradley, a defensive specialist, was inserted into the starting lineup mid-season when Ray Allen was down with a... Read more

Subs likely to play big role again tonight for Sixers

Monday, May 21, 2012, 4:33 PM
Lou Williams has rarely seen a shooting opportunity that he didn't like, so it was a little strange to read the boxscore after Friday's improbable 92-83 win by the Sixers over the Celtics and see that Williams had dealt eight assists. More in that game than almost any other this season, Williams... 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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