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Assistant Ford promoted to replace Ayers

Updated: February 10, 2004, 9:33 PM ET
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The Philadelphia 76ers, who have lost eight of their last 10 en route to a 21-31 first-half record, fired coach Randy Ayers on Tuesday.

Assistant coach Chris Ford will take over as interim 76ers coach. Ford has previously been head coach of the Celtics, Bucks and Clippers.

"Randy is a great friend, but a change was needed," 76ers general manager Billy King said. `"Our goal is to put a team out there that plays hard every night. ... A lot of things haven't gone well for us. It's not ...

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