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Sixers Hire Brett Brown as New Head Coach

Jed Jacobson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Philadelphia 76ers have found their new head coach.  Former San Antonio Spurs assistant Brett Brown will be the new man in charge in the city of brotherly love, reports ESPN.

Brown has been with the Spurs since 2002 under numerous positions, but spent the past six seasons under Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich.

Brown replaces Doug Collins, who resigned in April after three seasons and two playoff appearances.

Brown becomes the second Spurs assistant coach to land a head coaching job this offseason.  Mike Budenholzer was hired earlier this offseason by the Atlanta Hawks.

The deal is for four years, according to SI.com.

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