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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.
Now, according to the Boston Globe, Brown is interested in coaching the rebuilding Boston Celtics.
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, is “extremely” interested in becoming the Celtics’ new head coach, league sources told the Globe Friday.
The Globe also points out that early Friday morning, 76ers General Manager Sam Hinkie denied the report about Brown being hired by the 76ers.
So as of right now, the Spurs have Brown, Ime Udoka, and newly hired Jim Boylen as their assistant coaches under head coach Gregg Popovich.
Early Thursday morning, a report also surfaced of a Sports Illustrated writer saying he believed 100% Brown would take the job coaching the Celtics.
If Brown decides to take either the 76ers or Celtics job, he’ll be in a position where both teams are starting from the ground up as both are in the rebuilding process. The Celtics made headlines by shipping Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to the Brooklyn Nets for role players and draft picks Thursday. The 76ers also traded away their lone All-Star from last season, Jrue Holliday, to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for the talented young defensive player Nerlens Noel, who was taken in the Top-10 of the NBA Draft Thursday.
Diaw exercises player option, Boylen officially hired
As reported on Thursday, the Spurs announced Friday that forward Boris Diaw will exercise his player option and remain in San Antonio for the final year of his contract. The Spurs also announced that Boylen, a former Indiana Pacers assistant coach, had been hired as an assistant coach in San Antonio.
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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...
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...
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...
Brett Brown might be Boston’s new head coach next season.The Celtics might be one step closer to finding a replacement for Doc Rivers.From Michael Levin at the SB Nation Sixers blog Liberty Ballers:A source close to the Spurs organization has informed Liberty Ballers that the Boston Celtics and Brett Brown have mutual interest, and a signing may be imminent.Brown had met with...
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...
Brett Brown is "extremely" interested in becoming the next head coach of the Boston Celtics, according to sources.
It is unclear how long Brown will be available, as he has also received interest from the Philadelphia 76ers.
Brown is currently in line to be the San Antonio Spurs' top assistant coach if he stays.
The Philadelphia 76ers will hire Brett Brown as their head coach, according to a published report.
Brown has been an assistant coach with the San Antonio Sours for the past seven seasons.
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...
According to Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports, San Antonio Spurs forward Boris Diaw is expected to his exercise his player option on his contract and remain with the Spurs for the 2013-2014.
Spurs forward Boris Diaw expects to opt-in to the final year of his contract paying $4.7 million next season, a source told Yahoo! Sports.
— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) June 28,...
It has been reported by Sports Illustrated’s Ian Thomsen that the Celtics are reportedly very interested in Spurs longtime assistant Brett Brown to fill their coaching vacancy. For most fans, this is a very new type of feeling because the C’s haven’t needed a new coach in almost ten years. That era is over now. and it’s very important that everyone embraces the changes...
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Brett Brown is from Portland, Maine. He grew up believing in the Celtics. He’s been an assistant coach with the Spurs for 12 years now. He’s going to be the lead assistant next year. He’s the top head coaching...
Boris Diaw has decided to exercise his player option with the San Antonio Spurs for the 13-14 NBA season.
Diaw will earn $4.7 million.
According to Ian Thomsen of Sports Illustrated, he believes San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Brett Brown is a strong candidate to land the vacant head coaching position of the Boston Celtics.
“He’s going to be one of the finalist, I guarantee it. To me, he’s going to be the next head coach of the Boston Celtics.” – Ian Thomsen
You can watch Thomsen’s full statement...
The Spurs reportedly are working to add Jim Boylen as an assistant coach. He has served as an NBA assistant and college head coach.
It's been widely discussed that the Celtics are leaning towards a younger/less experienced and cheaper coach to replace Doc Rivers. One potential candidate, Tyronn Lue, has just confirmed our suspicions that he's heading to LA along with Doc:
Tyronn Lue confirms to Globe he is headed to Los Angeles to join Doc Rivers staff with #clippers
— gary washburn (@GwashNBAGlobe...