Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 4/15/13
Though their final games will determine little more than their lottery odds, neither the Detroit Pistons nor the Philadelphia 76ers look to be trying to improve their draft position. With coach Doug Collins on his way out, the Sixers might have a little more motivation to win down the stretch. A day after Collins reportedly decided he won't return for a fourth season in Philadelphia, the Sixers look to give their coach a strong finish as they visit the Pistons on Monday night in the penultimate game for both teams. Collins hadn't made it longer than three seasons in previous coaching stops in Chicago, Detroit and Washington, and it appears that trend will hold true in Philadelphia. After a disappointing season in which the Sixers (33-47) never got prized offseason addition Andrew Bynum on the floor, the veteran coach who was the No. 1 overall pick of the 1973 draft by Philadelphia apparently will step down after the final two games. That news came down late Sunday, hours after C...
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