SMU's Breakaway Hire: Former NBA Coach Larry Brown

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On Thursday, Southern Methodist University announced it had hired 71-year-old Larry Brown as its new basketball coach. Brown “has made every team he has ever coached a winner,” said athletic director Steve Orsini, who apparently doesn’t remember Brown’s 2005-06 season with the New York Knicks, which finished 23-59, or his abbreviated 9-19 run with the Charlotte Bobcats in 2010.

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