Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 8/13/13
The Philadelphia 76ers filled their head coaching vacancy with former San Antonio Spurs assistant Brett Brown -- yet another concerted effort to purge the San Antonio Spurs organization of their collective basketball acumen.    It's a deal, reportedly four years in length, that former Spur Malik Rose particularly likes.    Via Philly.com:     “I think this is a great hire for the Sixers,” said Malik Rose, current analyst of Sixers games on Comcast SportsNet and a member of the Spurs when Brown was there. “During a time when the fans of the team feel alienated, Brett is the kind of guy the fans will love. He shoots from the hip, is a gym rat, energetic and is the type of coach players really respond to. He doesn’t sugarcoat things. He tells players what he wants and how he wants it. He knows how to motivate. He’s a great teacher if the game.”    Philadelphia isn't in any position to contend this year. The Andrew Bynum gambit failed miserably. They fl...
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