Nets, Sixers Have Contacted Larry Brown

The Nets, Sixers and a third team have all contacted Larry Brown about their coaching vacancies, reports Adam Zagoria of SNY, citing a source close to Brown.  Reports of interest in Brown, currently the head coach at SMU, is nothing new this offseason, but this is the first we've heard that he has actually been contacted.  The Clippers are the only other team, outside of Brooklyn, Philly and the Pistons, to still have an opening, but it is unclear if they are the third team. Brown has coached all four franchises.

“If one of those teams offered him I think he would [take it] but I don’t think they’re going to offer him,” the source said.  Brown has been constantly linked to the Nets and has a good relationship with general manager Billy King from their days in Philly, but their top choice seems to be Brian Shaw.  Meanwhile, the Sixers hire of GM Sam Hinkie was supposed to eliminate any chances of Brown's return to Philly, so the source close to Brown is probably right that his return to the NBA is a long shot. 

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2 thoughts on “Nets, Sixers Have Contacted Larry Brown

  1. cflip

    No… No… Hell No. Better off signing Doug “Larry Brown Lite” Collins back on as head coach.


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