Skip to main content

Embiid shares his opinion on the idea of firing coach Brown


After their heart-breaking Game 7 loss to the Toronto Raptors to an unbelievable buzzer-beating shot by Kawhi Leonard, it seems there is a lot of questions being raised around the Sixers organization on where to go from here.

Before the playoffs started, the Sixers owner Josh Harris said he expected them to at least make the Eastern Conference Finals, which brought the job security of coach Brett Brown to a risk. And after failing to accomplish that, a lot of speculations are going on.

Their All-Star center Joel Embiid defended coach Brown on the potential firing:

Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

He's done a fantastic job. He's been there through everything. This year I think he grew even more as a coach. He learned, we all learned. At the end of the day, it comes down to the players. I don't think he should have anything to worry about. He's an amazing coach, a better person. ... If there was someone to blame, I mean, put it all on me.

Coach Brown has been coaching the Sixers for six seasons now, while leading them through the dark times of the process, like ten wins in the 2015-2016 season, and was often complimented for his patience and commitment.

There is a lot of hard work in front of the young Sixers GM Elton Brand, who will not only have to make decisions on what to do with his staff.

Three of their starters in Jimmy Butler, JJ Reddick and Tobias Harris all have expiring contracts and are going to be free agents this season, and will be demanding major dollars this offseason. It will be an exciting summer for the Sixers.

Michael Jordan gave Kobe Bryant a reality check after 2008 NBA finals loss: You’ve got all the tools!

Michael Jordan gave Kobe Bryant a reality check after the 2008 NBA finals loss: "You’ve got all the tools"

The Boston Celtics' Big 3 was just too much for Kobe Bryant and the L.A. Lakers. However, he got his revenge two years later with the help from Michael Jordan.

Chuck Daly on why Scottie Pippen was the best player on the original 'Dream Team' during the 1992 Olympics

Chuck Daly on what made Scottie Pippen the best player on the original 'Dream Team'

Daly was pleasantly surprised when he witnessed firsthand what made Pippen such a versatile and unique player

Jayson Tatum is not Kobe Bryant-esque. Not yet still

Jayson Tatum is great; he's not Kobe-esque though

Jayson Tatum took that next step this NBA Playoffs, despite a bad Finals performance. However, it's still too early to draw parallels between him and late great Kobe Bryant

Golden State Warriors broadcaster Bob Fitzgerald and forward Kevin Durant

That time when Golden State Warriors broadcaster Bob Fitzgerald made a bad joke about Kevin Durant that "helped" send him away

File this under one of the most awkward moments in Golden State Warriors history - and it wasn't the worst one that day.

Seattle Supersonics former player Gary Payton

“Whoever I went at didn’t usually come back at me” — Gary Payton names the only 4 NBA players who talked back at him

According to Payton, in his 16-year career, most of the players he destroyed with his trash-talking seldom clapped back. However, there are four of them who earned his respect.


John Stockton shares how many dunks he had in his career

Although Stockton was far from a high-flyer, the answer might surprise you!


"I knew him differently!"-Jerry West speaks out on the rumor that he and Wilt Chamberlain didn't like each other

"The Logo" clarified the relationship between the two Lakers superstars in the early 1970s.