The Sixers have finally got their man.
A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press the Philadelphia 76ers have hired San Antonio assistant Brett Brown to be their head coach, ending a four-month search to replace Doug Collins.
Brown, who joined the Spurs in 2002 as a player development director, has been an assistant to Gregg Popovich for the past seven seasons. Brown, 52, takes over for Collins, who resigned as 76ers coach last April.
This is the second assistant coach Popovich has lost from his bench this offseason. The Hawks hired Mike Budenholzer to be their head coach in May.