Sixers Name New Coach...Pekovic's Big Payday 8/15/13
UNDATED -Philadelphia has hired Spurs assistant Brett Brown as head coach, replacing Doug Collins, who resigned in April. Brown is the Sixers eighth coach since Larry Brown left the team in 2003. Brett Brown served under Spurs coach Gregg Popovich since 2002.
In other NBA news:
- Nikola Pekovic has agreed on a new five-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves that could be worth more than $60 million after incentives.
-- Washington signed veteran forward Al Harringon, who was limited to just10 games with Orlando last season due to a right knee injury. He's averaged 13.7 points and 5.7 rebounds in 947 career games.