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Sport Sixers coach Brown tapped for Aussie Olympic role

03:00  20 november  2019
03:00  20 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

Sixers coach says Griffin needs to lift

  Sixers coach says Griffin needs to lift Eric Griffin got the scoreboard moving but he needs to use his athletic frame to better use on the boards if the Sixers are to start winning again.Griffin rattled off eight points in the opening four minutes of action and finished with 18 points at 67 per cent but Wright was more concerned with other areas of the agile import forward's game, notably his total of three rebounds for the match.

Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown is set to coach Australia's basketball team at next year's Olympics , ESPN reported on Tuesday. Taking over for next year's Tokyo games would see Brown in charge of an Australian team spearheaded by Sixers star Ben Simmons.

Brown has led the Sixers to the Eastern Conference semi-finals for the past two seasons after taking over in Philadelphia in 2013. Taking over for next year's Tokyo games would see Brown in charge of an Australian team spearheaded by Sixers star Ben Simmons. The Australia-born Simmons has said he

Brett Brown wearing a suit and tie: Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown is expected to coach Australia at next year's Olympics© Christian Petersen Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown is expected to coach Australia at next year's Olympics

Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown is set to coach Australia's basketball team at next year's Olympics, ESPN reported on Tuesday.

The 58-year-old American is poised to lead the Australians again eight years after taking charge of the team at the 2012 London Olympics.

Brown has a long association with Australian basketball, spending the early years of his coaching career in Melbourne during from the late 1980s to the late 1990s.

He was also an assistant coach for the Australian team at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and in Sydney four years later.

Sixers hammer Hurricanes in WBBL romp

  Sixers hammer Hurricanes in WBBL romp Sydney Sixers stars Ellyse Perry and Erin Burns combined to make short work of the struggling Hurricanes in a lopsided WBBL clash in Launceston.After Ellyse Perry crunched an unbeaten 70 to propel the Sixers to an imposing 2-172 from their 20 overs at Launceston's Invermay Park on Wednesday, the Hurricanes were skittled for 133 in 18 overs.

Brown has a long association with Australian basketball, spending the early years of his coaching career He was also an assistant coach for the Australian team at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and in Sydney four years later. Brown has led the Sixers to the Eastern Conference semi-finals for the past

Sixers coach says Griffin needs to lift. Eric Griffin got the scoreboard moving but he needs to use his athletic frame to better use on the boards if the Sixers are to start winning again.Griffin rattled off eight points in the opening four minutes of action and finished with 18 points at 67 per cent but Wright was

Brown has led the Sixers to the Eastern Conference semi-finals for the past two seasons after taking over in Philadelphia in 2013.

Taking over for next year's Tokyo games would see Brown in charge of an Australian team spearheaded by Sixers star Ben Simmons.

The Australia-born Simmons has said he plans to represent the country of his birth at the Olympics next year.

"I will still be heading back home to Australia to host my camps as well as train and play with the Boomers in the upcoming exhibition games," Simmons said in July.

"I'm really excited about the talent we have on the Boomers squad, especially moving closer to 2020 where I will be honored and humbled to represent my country on the world's biggest sporting stage at the Olympics in Tokyo."

Ben Simmons hits his first three, dominates on both ends as Philadelphia 76ers pull off comeback win over New York Knicks .
The Philadelphia 76ers remain unbeaten at home after pulling off a 109-104 win over the New York Knicks, despite trailing by 17 points in the third quarter.Trailing by as many as 17 points in the third quarter, Ben Simmons powered the 76ers into action as they took control of the game late in the fourth to move to 9-5 on the season.

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