PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Brett Brown isn’t going anywhere. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Sixers managing partner Josh Harris has said Brown will be returning next season.
On Sunday, a report surfaced that Brown needed “an NBA finals berth to keep his job.” The Sixers were eliminated in the second round of the playoffs on a heartbreaking Game 7 buzzer-beater from Toronto’s Kawhi Leonard Sunday night.READ MORE: Sesame Place Announces Changes To Diversity Programs After Recent High-Profile Racial Incidents
During Monday’s end-of-season press conferences, many Sixers vocally offered their support for Brown as head coach, including Joel Embiid calling the report “bulls—.”READ MORE: 1 Dead, Multiple People Injured In Crash Involving Bus On New Jersey Turnpike
The Sixers finished the regular season with a 51-31 record, good enough for the No. 3 seed in the East.MORE NEWS: Trump Says He's Testifying Wednesday In NY Investigation