The Philadelphia 76ers householders want to lease Mike D’Antoni as a result of the 76ers’ subsequent head coach, based mostly on a report by the Philadelphia Inquirer.
D’Antoni parted strategies with the Houston Rockets earlier this month after four seasons.
Ultimate month, the Sixers fired coach Brett Brown after seven seasons following their first-round playoff sweep by the Boston Celtics. D’Antoni was an assistant beneath Brown in Philadelphia in 2015-16.
“Sources have been saying since remaining week that the job is D’Antoni’s to indicate down. They’re saying he’s the person the possession group wishes,” reported the Inquirer’s Keith Pompey. “One provide even talked about the 69-year-old should bomb his interview with the Sixers householders to not be equipped the job.”
D’Antoni guided the Rockets to a 44-28 file in 2019-20 and a 217-101 mark since taking over in 2016-17. Houston had been 28-23 throughout the postseason all through D’Antoni’s tenure, dropping throughout the conference semi-finals thrice and the Conference Finals as quickly as (2017-18).
D’Antoni owns a 672-527 (56.zero per cent) file in 16 seasons as a head coach with the Denver Nuggets (1998-99), Phoenix Suns (2003-08), New York Knicks (2008-12), Los Angeles Lakers (2012-14) and Rockets.
He was named the NBA Coach of the Yr in 2004-05 and 2016-17.
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