April 16, 2010 in Sports

One and done for Jordan

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia 76ers fired coach Eddie Jordan after one season Thursday.

Team president and general manager Ed Stefanski announced the move, saying the Sixers took an “unacceptable” step backward after two straight seasons in the playoffs.

Jordan is finished after a season that had the Sixers near the bottom of the Eastern Conference.

Players were unhappy with his system almost from the start and the Sixers struggled to put together any kind of winning streaks. The Sixers finished 27-55 and missed the playoffs for the first time in three years.

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