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76ers officially hire Spurs' Brown as coach

76ers officially hire Spurs' Brown as coach

ESPN.com nba.com Updated Aug 14, 2013
Brett Brown's thick, New England accent wouldn't have fit well in Philadelphia when the 76ers and Dr. J were one of the NBA's elite teams, consistently battling Larry Bird's Boston Celtics for Eastern Conference titles in the early 1980s.
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  • Sixers owner Harris purchases NHL's Devils

    Sixers owner Harris purchases NHL's Devils

    nba.com Aug 14, 2013
    The new owners of the New Jersey Devils are keeping long-time executive Lou Lamoriello in charge of hockey operations, bringing in a new business team and committing to make the three-time Stanley Cup champions an organization looked toward as a model o…
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  • Challenges for new coaches in Eastern Conference

    Challenges for new coaches in Eastern Conference

    CNNSI.com Aug 14, 2013
    The Nets' Jason Kidd is one of eight new coaches in the Eastern Conference. Here is each hire's to-do list for this season and beyond.
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  • Pitino sings praises of Brown, his former player

    Pitino sings praises of Brown, his former player

    philly.com Aug 14, 2013
    Rick Pitino coached Brett Brown at Boston University, and says his former player has the right skills to direct the Sixers.
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  • Video - Summer Forecast: Rookie Of The Year 05:35

    Summer Forecast: Rookie Of The Year

    Aug 14
    Our panel of voters says Victor Oladipo has the inside track, but David Thorpe is working from a different playbook.

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  • Nikola Pekovic agrees on new deal with Minnesota Timberwolves - sources

    Aug 14
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a new contract with restricted free agent center Nikola Pekovic.