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Sixers hire Collins as new coach

Updated: May 21, 2010, 8:45 PM ET
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The Philadelphia 76ers made Doug Collins their top choice for a second time.

Collins was hired Friday by the Sixers and charged with reviving a sagging franchise that has the No. 2 overall pick in the June draft.

Collins emerged as Philadelphia's top choice out of seven candidates, marking the second time he's come out on top with the organization. The Sixers made him the No. 1 overall pick in the 1973 draft.

This is Collins' fourth stint as an NBA coach. He's worked as an analyst ...

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