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Tuesday, December 8, 2015, 4:07 PM
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Sixers release Pressey. Wroten, Marshall back on roster

Friday, December 4, 2015, 11:44 AM
The Sixers just announced that they have released point guard Phil Pressey and recalled guards Kendall Marshall and Tony Wroten from their NBA Development League affiliate Delaware 87ers. Pressey played 14 games for the team, averaging 3.9 points and 3.3 assists. He was picked up by the team early... Read more

Brown still taking the hits

Thursday, December 3, 2015, 6:36 PM
There has been a lot of reaction to general manager Sam Hinkie deciding not to talk to the media about the troubles surrounding his No. 3 pick, rookie center Jahlil Okafor. The Duke product, of course, was suspended by the team before Wednesday’s game against the New York Knicks when earlier... Read more

Sixers look for two in a row tonight against Knicks

Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 10:07 AM
If you see Brett Brown squinting a little bit more lately, it's not because he's having an sort of medical condition with his eyes. With players recovering from injuries and his team finally off the winless train, Brown can see a little more light at the end of a long, long tunnel. Tuesday in the... Read more

Sixers raise prices for Lakers game

Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 8:58 AM
I have gotten a lot of emails from people who aren't very happy with the 76ers, more precisely, with the front office. And it has nothing to do, really, with the product that Sam Hinkie has put together during his now third season here, which has produced 38 wins and 145 losses. Sunday night it came... Read more

What to watch in 76ers-Lakers

Tuesday, December 1, 2015, 11:12 AM
So after 18 losses in 18 games this season and 28 straight losses over the last two campaigns, the Sixers have a chance to win their first game - and it's all being overshadowed by Kobe Bryant. The Philly native announced on Sunday that this would be his final season in the league, capping a 20-year... Read more

What to watch for in 76ers-Grizzlies

Sunday, November 29, 2015, 11:22 AM
MEMPHIS - While the big story surrounding the Sixers is the off-the-court happenings of Jahlil Okafor, there is still a game to be played and an attempt to snap what has become the longest professional losing streak in American professional sports history, which reached 27 games on Friday in Houston... Read more

Troubles surrounding Jahlil Okafor

Sunday, November 29, 2015, 10:45 AM
MEMPHIS – The trouble just seems to keep coming for the 76ers, and that isn’t because the team is enduring a 27-game losing streak. Rookie center Jahlil Okafor has been surrounded by controversy this week as he was involved in an altercation outside a bar in Boston early on Thanksgiving... Read more

Okafor and Brown respond to center's altercation

Friday, November 27, 2015, 3:12 PM
HOUSTON — As much as 76ers center Jahil Okafor wanted Friday to be as normal as possible, it just wasn’t. The fallout from his altercation early Thursday morning with hecklers in Boston was the big topic of conversation, even as his team neared NBA marks for futility. A video released... Read more

Sixers' Jahlil Okafor involved in Boston street fight

Thursday, November 26, 2015, 4:41 PM
HERE'S A QUESTION to ponder while you digest your Thanksgiving turkey: Who would you rather not be, Chip Kelly or Brett Brown? Kelly's team fell to 4-7 and gave up 45 points for the second time this week in Thursday's loss in Detroit. But that might not even compare to what Brown has been going through... 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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