Tyronn Lue
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The Philadelphia 76ers are nearing a deal with Tyronn Lue to become their new head coach, per Jon Johnson of Sports Radio WIP.

The Sixers parted ways with Brett Brown, after a disappointing first round exit in the 2020 NBA playoffs in Orlando, Florida.

The Boston Celtics overpowered Philadelphia and sent them home early. The Sixers started the season with many considering them for the top of the East.

Ty Lue has been in Orlando as a member of the Los Angeles Clippers coaching personnel. He led the Cleveland Cavaliers as the head coach, in their first NBA title along with LeBron James and Kyrie Irving.

He also had another NBA Finals appearance in the 2017-2018 season.