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Success not always measured in titles

76ers coach Doug Collins finds contentment in a career of teaching young players

Updated: March 29, 2011, 9:25 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- This could have been Doug Collins' third season as the Chicago Bulls head coach; would have been if John Paxson had the final call and probably should have been if Jerry Reinsdorf hadn't been afraid to pull the trigger.

Reinsdorf's reasoning wasn't impossible to understand. He said he felt too close personally to Collins, whom he fired in 1989, to go through the whole thing again. And Collins did have that track record of burning himself out.

But when you catch a glimpse ...

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