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Sixers meet with Avery Johnson

Here is a coaching update sent by the Sixers:

Sixers meet with Avery Johnson

Avery Johnson met Monday with Sixers management. (AP Photo/J. Pat Carter)
Avery Johnson met Monday with Sixers management. (AP Photo/J. Pat Carter)

Here is a coaching update sent by the Sixers:

Philadelphia 76ers President and General Manager Ed Stefanski met today with Avery Johnson in Houston, regarding the Sixers vacant head coaching position.

Joining Stefanski at the meeting with Johnson were Sixers Senior Vice President and Assistant General Manager Tony DiLeo and Sixers consultant Gene Shue.

"We had an informative meeting and open dialogue with Avery today regarding our head coaching position," Stefanski said. "His reputation as a motivator and accomplishments as a head coach in the NBA are well-known and I certainly want to thank him for taking the time to meet with us."
 

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