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Hall Of Famer Brown Out As Head Coach Of Bobcats

Last updated on Thursday, December 23, 2010

(CHARLOTTE, NC) - Larry Brown is out as head coach of the Charlotte Bobcats.

Bobcats owner Michael Jordan says in a release that the decision for the 70-year-old Brown to step down was mutual.

The Bobcats are off to a 9-19 start and have lost their last four games.

Former Charlotte Hornets coach Paul Silas will take over on an interim basis.

Brown is a Hall of Famer who has coached twelve pro and college teams during his 38-year career.

He was head coach of the Indiana Pacers from 1993 to 1997, leading the Pacers to the NBA Playoffs in his first three seasons with the team.

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