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Sixerville: Hinkie's & Brown's biggest priority? Figuring out the roster

Thursday, August 22, 2013, 2:10 PM
The plans reach well beyond this upcoming season - partially into next, certainly into the years beyond. President and general manager Sam Hinkie has a piece in place in new coach Brett Brown that he hopes will be here to be a part of the overhaul, but after Brown, who knows who else... Read more

Sixerville: At last, the Sixers' have a coach!

Monday, August 12, 2013, 11:25 AM
The long search appears to have come to an end for the 76ers. A source close to the situation says the team and Brett Brown, a former San Antonio assistant, have reached a 4-year deal in principle. Brown, 52, spent the past seven seasons as an assistant to Gregg Popovich with the Spurs and was the... Read more

Source: Spurs assistant Brown mulling Sixers' coaching job

Friday, August 9, 2013, 5:37 PM
The Sixers’ job is Brett Brown’s if he wants it. A source close to the situation told the Daily News today that Brown, a Spurs assistant coach, has been offered the position of head coach by the Sixers. Brown met with general manager Sam Hinkie on Wednesday in New York. Oddly, when Hinkie... Read more

Sixers coaching search at an end?

Friday, August 9, 2013, 5:16 PM
The Daily News is looking into a report from Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski that the Sixers have offered their head-coaching job to veteran San Antonio Spurs assistant Brett Brown. Wojnarowski reported that the Sixers have made the offer and that they and Brown are working on the terms of the contract... Read more

Sixers release 2013-14 schedule

Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 6:42 PM
The two-time defending champion Miami Heat will be the 76ers' first opponent this upcoming season when they visit the Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday, Oct. 30. The Sixers will play seven of their first nine games at home, and will welcome Chicago, Golden State, Washington, Cleveland, San Antonio and... Read more
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Bob Cooney has been at the Daily News for more than 20 years, working in the sports department for the past 15. This is his third season on the Sixers beat. He has covered just about everything, but mostly college basketball, where he was the La Salle beat writer for six seasons. E-mail Bob at and follow him on Twitter.

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