Sports NBA: Coaching search: Sixers meet with Rivers

10:00  01 october  2020
10:00  01 october  2020 Source:   spox.com

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Doc Rivers will meet with the Sixers in the Philadelphia area to discuss the team’s head coaching position, sources tell Shams Charania of The Athletic (Twitter link). As we outlined this morning, Mike D’Antoni and Tyronn Lue – who interviewed with the team on Tuesday – were considered last week to

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The Philadelphia 76ers apparently met with Doc Rivers on Wednesday looking for a new head coach. Meanwhile, Tyronn Lue seems to be emerging as the favorite to succeed Rivers at the L.A. Clippers.

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That comes from a report by Adrian Wojnarowski ( ESPN ). Accordingly, Rivers had an initial conversation with Sixers General Manager Elton Brand in a virtual meeting on Wednesday. A personal meeting with the owners of the franchise, including Josh Harris and David Blitzer, and Brand in Philadelphia is said to have been planned for Wednesday evening.

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In the days before, Tyronn Lue and Mike D'Antoni had already met with Brand and the team owners, allegedly the people in charge in Philly wanted to decide between these two candidates. Then on Monday, however, Rivers came onto the market after the separation with the Clippers and probably immediately attracted the interest of the Sixers.

Now, according to Woj, the focus of the franchise is on Rivers and D'Antoni, a decision should be made this week. Lue, meanwhile, seems to be a promising candidate for the post of head coach of the Clippers.

The 43-year-old last worked as an assistant coach under Rivers in L.A. and could now be promoted according to ESPN . However, the Clippers apparently want to start an extensive search for candidates. Lue is obviously highly regarded in the organization, but according to information from Woj, after the interest of the Sixers, he will finally meet with the New Orleans Pelicans regarding their open positions on the sidelines.

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