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Sixers pass on Thibodeau

Posted By Jessica Camerato On May 29, 2009 @ 11:49 pm In General | 2 Comments

The Philadelphia 76ers [1] have passed on Celtics [2] assistant coach Tom Thibodeau [3] and hired former Washington Wizards [4] head coach Eddie Jordan to fill their head coaching position, according to ESPN.com [5]. Despite expressing an early interest in Thibodeau, the Sixers only interviewed Jordan and Dallas Mavericks [6] assistant coach Dwane Casey twice. Thibodeau is set to interview with the Sacramento Kings [7] for their head coach vacancy. He helped transform the Celtics into one of the best defensive teams in the NBA.

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[1] Philadelphia 76ers: http://media.weei.com/basketball/philadelphia-76ers.htm

[2] Celtics: http://media.weei.com/basketball/boston-celtics.htm

[3] Tom Thibodeau: http://media.weei.com/basketball/tom-thibodeau.htm

[4] Washington Wizards: http://media.weei.com/basketball/washington-wizards.htm

[5] according to ESPN.com: http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=4216449

[6] Dallas Mavericks: http://media.weei.com/basketball/dallas-mavericks.htm

[7] Sacramento Kings: http://media.weei.com/basketball/sacramento-kings.htm

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