Larry Brown didn't sound like a coach who's in a hurry to get back to the NBA.
The Los Angeles Lakers have discussed reaching out to Brown, who coached the 76ers from 1997 to 2003 and led them to the 2001 Finals, about their vacant head coaching job, ESPN reported.
During a telephone interview Tuesday, Brown did not discuss the Lakers, but he did offer some comments about coaching in the NBA that suggest he's not planning to leave Southern Methodist, where he has spent the last two years.
"We can see the way the NBA is now," Brown said. "If you're not really connecting with the owner, you've got no shot. I was so fortunate to be around Mr. [Ed] Snider.