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Sixers hire head coach

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Philadelphia (WOIO) - The Sixers have a new head coach, and they went all the way to San Antonio to find him, hiring Spurs assistant Brett Brown.

According to Si.com, Brown will sign a four-year contract to coach the Sixers.

The 52-year-old Brown has been Gregg Popovich's assistant for the past seven seasons.He replaces Doug Collins, who was not retained after three seasons as the 76ers' coach.

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