Sixers Hire D'Antoni As Associate Head Coach

The 76ers made another high-profile change Friday, announcing the Mike D'Antoni has been hired as associate head coach, working under head coach Brett Brown.

D'Antoni is a former head coach of three NBA teams, in addition to his extensive coaching experience overseas; with the Phoenix Suns, he worked with then-owner Jerry Colangelo, who recently joined the Sixers in a front office role.

Brown, earlier this month, received a contract extension.

Fox 29's Howard Eskin had more to say about the move: