Philadelphia 76ers GM Ed Stefanski saw enough in last night's 88-72 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers that he fired head coach Maurice Cheeks.
The Sixers have started off 9-14 and lost eight out of their last 10 games. Cheeks' contract was guaranteed through next season, but Stefanski said he felt the team needs a new direction. Tony Dileo will be the interim coach for the remainder of the season.
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