For the second straight year “The Process” has resulted in the 76ers getting bounced in the second round of the NBA Playoffs. The big question is what happens to ‘the Process’ next season? Jimmy Butler can walk as can Tobias Harris. But according to betonline.ag the most likely goner is head coach Brett Brown.
According to the gambling website there is a 76.9 percent chance Brown is not the head coach of the team next season.
Will Brett Brown be Fired?
*76.9% chance Brett Brown is fired.
On Monday several Sixers lined up to defend the job of their head coach, despite the team’s brutal last second loss in Game 7 to Toronto.
“You have to respect that about him,” Butler said. “He always thinks about how to make everybody great, which is hard to do when you have the roster that we have/had. I think he’s going to be here for a long time.”
Speaking of Butler….the smart money is on him staying. The 76ers are considered heavy favorites to retain his services with the Rockets, Knicks and Nets considered long shot contenders.
Butler, who has a player option for next season but likely won’t take it, has played for three teams (Bulls, Timberwolves, 76ers) since 2017.
Jimmy Butler Next Team
Tobias Harris who like Butler was acquired in season, is less likely to return. The online betting site has Harris at a +110 to re-sign with the Sixers and -150 to sign with another team. Harris becomes an unrestricted free agent this summer.
The Sixers acquired Harris from the Los Angeles Clippers at the February trade deadline. The swingman averaged 18.2 points, 7.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 27 regular season games with the Sixers while shooting 46.9 percent from the field, 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 84.1 percent from the free-throw line.
Tobias Harris a 76er Game 1 Next Season
44.2% chance Tobias Harris is a 76er next season.
#Sixers center @JoelEmbiid on @JimmyButler and @tobias31 possibly re-signing with the team in free agency: "I want them here. They’ve done such a great job, and the best thing about them is they're great guys on and off the court.” #NBA
— Keith Pompey (@PompeyOnSixers) May 13, 2019
J.J. Redick, is also a free agent along with Mike Scott, Amir Johnson, Greg Monroe and Boban Marjanovic.