While most of the teams rushed to find a new head coach this summer, the Philadelphia 76ers have been in no rush. However, according to Marc Stein, the Sixers are narrowing down their coaching search, with Michael Curry and Brett Brown being the two main candidates.
No matter how many candidates Sixers interview, coaching insiders continue to insist Philly job is going to Michael Curry or Brett Brown
Philly search a lot like Houston’s when Rockets last had an opening: Talk to everyone you can to download as much other-team info as you can
But word in coaching circles persists that Curry on one-year basis while team tanks or Brown off Spurs’ bench still Philly’s top two options
Latest rumble is that Brett Brown, one of Pop’s longtime top aides in SA and Australia’s NT coach, will get last interview Philly conducts
Several Philly players have actually suggested that the team should promote Curry to head coach, so he would obviously be a welcomed choice from the players’ perspective.
Whoever gets the gig will have to face a tough year with a lot of struggle. Andre Iguodala, Andrew Bynum and Jrue Holiday are just three names that are now gone, and the Sixers will be rebuilding around Nerlens Noel for the next couple of years.