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Mike D’Antoni in discussions to join 76ers staff

On the heels of signing coach Brett Brown to a contract extension and bringing Jerry Colangelo on as chairman of basketball operations, the Philadelphia 76ers are poised to make another move, talking to Mike D’Antoni about joining the staff as an associate head coach, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Chris Broussard. D’Antoni could join the[…]

Sixers Extend Brett Brown’s Contract

PHILADELPHIA, PA. – December 11, 2015 – Philadelphia 76ers President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Sam Hinkie announced today the team has agreed in principle to a contract extension with Head Coach Brett Brown. Per team policy, terms of the agreement are not disclosed. “Brett has been everything we anticipated – and more –[…]

Cavs’ Blatt, Warriors’ Walton named Coaches of Month

NEW YORK — The Cleveland Cavaliers’ David Blatt and the Golden State Warriors’ Luke Walton today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in October and November. Blatt guided the Cavaliers to an Eastern Conference-best 13-4 (.765) record for games played in October and November. After dropping[…]

Kurt Rambis can be a perfect mentor for Kristaps Porzingis

One of the reasons the Knicks brought Kurt Rambis into town last season was to mentor first-year head coach Derek Fisher. New York wanted someone with head-coaching experience to share the bench with Fish, and Rambis’ history with Phil Jackson obviously played a role. Now, the second-year Knicks assistant has a new assignment, according to[…]

Hornets agree to multiyear extension with Clifford

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have agreed in principle to a multiyear contract extension with third-year coach Steve Clifford. Clifford has a career record of 84-94 since taking over in 2013. The team went 43-39 in his first season and made the playoffs and was 33-49 last year. View the full article via NBA.com: Hornets[…]