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Maine Sports Hall of Fame: Brett Brown

Postby Tom Nolette » Sat May 20, 2017 6:51 am

12 people to be inducted into the Maine Sports Hall of Fame this weekend

... Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown will join his father, legendary Maine high school basketball coach Bob Brown, in the Hall of Fame.

While Brown was an assistant under Gregg Poppovich in San Antonio, the Spurs won four NBA championships. Brown has also coached in Australia and coached the Australian National Team at the 2012 London Olympics.

The two-time all-state player at South Portland High School went on to play for former Boston Celtics head coach Rick Pitino at Boston University. ... s-weekend/
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Re: Maine Sports Hall of Fame: Brett Brown

Postby BDN » Tue Aug 22, 2017 6:05 am

Is a new chapter near in Brown’s Philadelphia story?

...“I will tell you that I did not come even close to thinking that it would be a four-year thing,” said the 56-year-old Brown on Sunday just before he and the rest of the 1979 Class A state champion South Portland High School boys basketball team were inducted into the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame at the Cross Insurance Center.

“We just went through some rough luck with injuries. I had multiple draft picks that didn’t play for a whole year, not just miss a chunk of games but didn’t even play.”

No one can anticipate future physiological setbacks, but things finally may be looking up for Brown and the 76ers. ... hia-story/
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