(NEWS CENTER) - It's been a long road from South Portland, but former Red Riots star Brett Brown finally has a head coaching home in the NBA: Philadelphia.
According to multiple reports, the San Antonio Spurs assistant will be named the next head coach for the Philadelphia 76ers.
Brown has spent his entire 12 yerars in the NBA as an assistant with San Antonio. From 2002-06, he paired coaching along with being the director of player development. Since 2007, he's been exclusively on the Spurs bench.
Brown's previous head coaching duties were most recently with the Australian Olympic team at the 2012 London Olympics and for nine seasons in the Austalian National Basketball League
Before he embarked on his coaching career, Brown played collegiately at Boston University and was a captain under Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitinio his junior and senior seasons.
Brown, a 1979 South Portland graduate, won the Class 'A' title with the Red Riots as a junior and senior. He's the son of New England Hall of Fame coach Bob Brown.