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76ers still interested in Andrew Bynum, says owner Josh Harris

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Andrew Bynum speaks to members of the media at the team´s NBA training facility Friday, March 1, 2013, in Philadelphia. (Matt Rourke/AP)
Andrew Bynum speaks to members of the media at the team's NBA training facility Friday, March 1, 2013, in Philadelphia. (Matt Rourke/AP)
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Philadelphia 76ers owner Josh Harris addressed the media on Thursday morning, confirming that head coach Doug Collins has resigned, but will be returning as a consultant to the team.

Another big off-season question for the Sixers will be whether or not they will re-sign center Andrew Bynum, who didn't play a single game this season. Bynum will be a free agent this summer if the team doesn't re-sign him.

Harris admitted that the Bynum experiment was a failure to this point, but didn't rule out the possibility of re-signing him.

"The Bynum thing obviously has been very disappointing," Harris said.

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    "There's no one scenario that is determinable right now," he continued. "Of course we're going to look at bringing Bynum back... a healthy Bynum playing is a needle-mover."

    More Harris on Bynum:

    "We're going to weigh the positives and negatives and try to make a reasoned assessment about Andrew."

    "I'm not saying we're going to bring [Bynum] back - I'm saying we aren't ruling it out."

    "We're very interested and open to Andrew coming back" in a way "that makes sense for us."

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