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The 76ers are reportedly turning to the San Antonio bench for their new coach.
According to the New York Daily News, the Sixers have settled on former Spurs assistant Brett Brown as their new head coach. Brown replaces Doug Collins, who was let go when the 76ers decided not to renew the coach's contract.
Brown spent seven years as an assistant to Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, having spent the previous five years as a player development coach with San Antonio. The Daily News reports Brown was also a candidate to replace Doc Rivers in Boston and George Karl in Denver. Brian Shaw ended up getting the Denver job.
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Yesterday, the Philadelphia 76ers took an interesting direction towards the future of the franchise as they traded all star point guard Jrue Holiday to the New Orleans Pelicans for Kentucky center Nerlens Noel, who the Pelicans drafted with the sixth overall pick and a 2014 first round pick.
With Jrue Holiday gone, the Philadelphia 76ers with the 11th pick in the 2013 NBA Draft selected...
NewsTags: 76ersJrue HolidayNerlens NoelDid the Sixers invite basketball back into Philadelphia after the 2013 NBA draft? They were clearly the most active and aggressive team with both their current and future status as an NBA franchise. They sent their best player in Jrue Holiday packing. Coming off his best season in his young career...
The New Orleans Pelicans drafted Nerlens Noel with the No. 6 pick Thursday night’s NBA Draft, but almost immediately afterwards he was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers for Jrue Holiday; Philly will also receive a 2014 first round pick. Noel was expected to be a top five pick in the draft and many expected him [...]The post Report: Nerlens Noel traded to Philadelphia 76ers for...
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After unexpectedly drafting Nerlens Noel with the sixth pick on Thursday night, the Pelicans decided to trade him and a 2014 1st round pick to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for point guard All-Star Jrue Holiday and the 42nd 2013 pick.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports:
New Orleans has traded Nerlens Noel to the 76ers, source tells Y! Sports. Philadelphia sends...
The New Orleans Pelicans will acquire Jrue Holiday from the Philadelphia 76ers for Nerlens Noel and a 2014 first round pick. The first round pick will be top-5 protected.
Holiday signed an extension with the 76ers before last season.
The 76ers will also send the 42nd overall pick to the Pelicans.
Brett Brown grew up in Maine, rooted for the Celtics and played college basketball at Boston University. It appears he’s interested in returning to his roots.
The longtime San Antonio Spurs assistant coach has expressed interest in filling the vacant head coaching position for the Boston Celtics, league sources told the Boston Globe on Friday.
However, Brown may not be on the market...
NewsTags: 76ersJrue HolidayNerlens NoelFirst off, I would like to apologies to Sam Hinkie for calling him a “Buddhist Monk” on a silent vowel on twitter. Going into this draft I was excited and frustrated. I know that is a helluva combination. Well, those feelings changed quickly once the draft started. I have to hand it to Hinkie, the...
Baxter Holmes, who's been a nice edition to the Boston Globe and Celtics beat, is reporting that Brett Brown hasn't been named the 76ers coach yet and is "extremely" interested in the Celtics head position.
Longtime San Antonio assistant coach Brett Brown, a Portland, Maine, native who played basketball at Boston University and grew up as a diehard Celtics fan...
On the day the Philadelphia 76ers introduced their new general manager, owner Josh Harris ended his remarks with an encouraging message for a battered fanbase:
''Stay tuned for more from the Sixers organization.''
Turns out, their next update will be the first since they hired Sam Hinkie to run the team on May 14.
Hinkie and the Sixers haven't just gone radio...
The San Antonio Spurs NBA coaching tree just grew bigger as teams continue to dip into San Antonio's coaching ranks.
The Philadelphia 76ers are set to hire San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Brett Brown as their next head coach according to the New York Daily News.
Brown replaces Doug Collins, who was not retained after this past season. Brown was an assistant for the...
With one shocking trade, the 76ers may finally be contenders in the East.
In his first major moves as general manager, Sam Hinkie proved he wasn't afraid to shake up the Sixers:
- Trade an All-Star? Check.
- Land a potential impact player? Done.
- Load up on draft picks for a rich 2014 class? You got it.
- Clear cash to make a serious run at franchise-altering...
On Thursday evening during the NBA Draft, news broke claiming San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Brett Brown was set to become the head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers.
However, just after the draft, Spurs General Manager R.C. Buford said the reports of the Brown-76ers hiring still weren’t official and said people were jumping the gun on that situation too early.
So yesterday it seemed as though the Celtics were leaning towards hiring Spurs assistant Brett Brown. However, as we've suddenly learned, a lot can change in 24 hours. Turns out the Sixers moved quickly and offered Brown their head coaching position, which he accepted. From the New York Daily News.
The Sixers have decided to hire San Antonio assistant coach Brett Brown as their...