This is the August 14, 2013 news archive. View today's Sixers rumors and news.
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.Upvote Share Tweet
nba.com Updated Aug 14, 2013The 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Challenges for new coaches in Eastern ConferenceCNNSI.com Updated Aug 14, 2013The 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Pitino sings praises of Brown, his former playerphilly.com Updated Aug 14, 2013Rick Pitino coached Brett Brown at Boston University, and says his former player has the right skills to direct the Sixers.Upvote Share Tweet
Summer Forecast: Rookie Of The YearAug 14Our panel of voters says Victor Oladipo has the inside track, but David Thorpe is working from a different playbook.
Nikola Pekovic agrees on new deal with Minnesota Timberwolves - sourcesAug 14The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a new contract with restricted free agent center Nikola Pekovic.