Philadelphia 76ers: 6 Reasons Doug Collins Takes Sixers Deep into the Playoffs

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Philadelphia 76ers: 6 Reasons Doug Collins Takes Sixers Deep into the Playoffs
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Doug Collins has the potential to take the Sixers deep into the playoffs

Doug Collins has managed to turn the Philadelphia 76ers into an NBA playoff contender in only two seasons. Now, fans are anxious to find out about how well they'll do this coming season.

How does an even deeper playoff run sound?

Collins has never coached one team longer than three years, and he's not getting any younger. At 61 years old, it's safe to say that his coaching future is limited unless he wants to have a Larry Brown type of career.

Chances are, that's not the case.

If the Sixers want a legitimate shot at the NBA Finals within the next couple of years, then it has to start this season.

With that said, here are six reasons that Doug Collins will take Philadelphia deep into the playoffs this year.

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