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Reports: Collins out as 76ers coach

Doug Collins will not coach the 76ers next season.

Reports indicate Doug Collins will step down as 76ers coach.  Credit: Getty Images Reports indicate Doug Collins will step down as 76ers coach.
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Doug Collins will not coach the 76ers next season.

Collins has informed the Sixers he will not return for the fourth and final year of his contract, according to several reports.

The past week has seen much speculation about Collins' future with the team, which has limped to a 33-47 record this season.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reported on Thursdaythat Sixers management was privately hoping Collins would decide to quit.Late Sunday, Yahoo! Sports broke the news Collins was in fact done as Sixers coach after just three seasons.

The Sixers play Monday in Detroit before wrapping up their season at Indiana on Wednesday night.