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Assistant Chad Iske To Join Sacramento Kings Staff

After just two years under Brett Brown, Chad Iske is leaving the Sixers staff.

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While the Sixers are out this summer looking to add new talent, they'll also apparently be looking to add a new assistant coach to their staff. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo!, assistant coach Chad Iske will be leaving the Sixers to join George Karl's staff as an assistant head coach.

Iske's departure is unfortunate, but based off of his landing spot, doesn't come as a total surprise. He spent five years under Karl's staff during his time with the Denver Nuggets, and was one of his top assistants.

Brett Brown lured Iske away from the Nuggets after 14 years, and was Brown's first hire after taking over the Sixers head coaching job. Iske also led coaching duties for the summer Sixers in the 2014 Las Vegas Summer League, where the team posted a 2-4 record.

Brown will have to seek out a new assistant this summer with a background in player development to replace what Iske brought to the team.

It's also the second year in a row the Sixers have needed to replace a coaching staff member. Last year, Greg Foster bolted from Philadelphia to work under Jason Kidd and the Milwaukee Bucks.

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