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The distinct sense I get in Philly is that the decision whether Doug Collins, at 61, decides to continue coaching the Sixers after projected franchise cornerstone Andrew Bynum played zero minutes this season will be left fully up to Collins. He suggested as much recently while Adam Aron, Philly's CEO, told a town-hall style gathering of Sixers fans in late March that "Doug Collins is under absolutely zero pressure from ownership." ESPN.com

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The 76ers hope to make themselves more attractive to free agents, and one of the things they will do is move into a new practice facility as soon as possible. "That's something we continue to look into," said Sixers CEO Adam Aron, who made the train ride with the team for Sunday's game in Washington. Aron said the Sixers have not decided whether to build a facility or find an existing facility and buy it. The Sixers now practice at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Aron said an improvement is "absolutely necessary." He acknowledged that the team is looking into a few potential sites around the city. "It goes with being a first-class organization," Aron said of acquiring a topflight practice facility. "If you are going to attract the best free agents, you have to be able to offer the best." Philadelphia Inquirer

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Moore was in Philadelphia visiting with Sixers owner Josh Harris and CEO Adam Aron about reconnecting Iverson with the 76ers. Iverson led the Sixers to the 2001 NBA Finals and is cemented as one of the franchise's all-time great players. He is the franchise leader in 40-point games (76) and three-pointers (885), and is second behind Hal Greer in points (19,931). He had two stints with the Sixers, and last played for them in 2009-10. Moore said there are no immediate plans for the 37-year-old Iverson to retire. "Once he does do that, I want to ensure that Josh Harris and Adam Aron know how much Allen appreciates what Philadelphia has meant to him, what the NBA has meant to him," Moore said, "and to someday come back and be a consultant to them, to help them do certain things." Philadelphia Inquirer

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By now, you’ve probably become somewhat aware of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s latest and perhaps greatest gaffe - a video at a fundraiser earlier this year at which he basically dismissed half the electorate. After explaining to potential campaign donors that 47 percent of Americans don’t pay income tax, Romney said, ”My job is is not to worry about those people. I’ll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives.” SheridanHoops

What you may not know was that fundraiser took place in May in Boca Raton, Fla., at the home of Marc Leder, a private equity manager who once served as senior vice president for Lehman Brothers. Leder is also one of 14 co-owners of the Philadelphia 76ers. He is part of the group headed by Joshua Harris, David Blitzer and Adam Aron which bought the team just under a year ago from Comcast-Spectacor for a reported $280 million. SheridanHoops

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Adam Aron: FAN FRIENDLY 76ERS NEWS: NBA schedule out Thurs. We will start selling 20 & 10 game plans. No price increase over last year! Not a penny. Twitter

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Potential candidates, according to league sources, include San Antonio vice president of operations Danny Ferry; Spurs assistant GM Dennis Lindsey; Jeff Bower, who was a general manager for the New Orleans Hornets; Oklahoma City assistant GM Troy Weaver; Atlanta GM Rick Sund, whose contract expires at the end of June; and Milwaukee GM John Hammond, who has a year remaining on his deal. Hammond, who was denied permission to talk to Portland last month, was an assistant coach for Doug Collins with Detroit. The Sixers' interview group consists of owner Josh Harris, CEO Adam Aron, Collins and Thorn, a source said. Philadelphia Inquirer

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