|76ers pick up option on Collins' contract|
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|Monday, 01 October 2012 12:40|
Collins led the Sixers to the playoffs in his first two seasons with the team, including a run to the Eastern Conference semifinals last season.
Collins says he wants to stay with Sixers in a front office or consulting role when he's finished coaching.
The Sixers made him the No. 1 overall pick in the 1973 draft out of Illinois State. He also had coaching stops in Chicago, Detroit and Washington. He has a 408-359 record in 10 seasons.