Updated: May 24, 2005, 8:33 AM

Vote: 76ers and Magic hire new coaches


Is Maurice Cheeks setting himself up for another chemistry nightmare?

The Philadelphia 76ers fired Jim O'Brien on Monday, with Cheeks taking over as head coach. O'Brien led the 76ers to a winning record last season, but the team failed to emerge as a serious threat in the Eastern Conference after the midseason acquisition of Chris Webber. Did Webber, rumored to have issues with both O'Brien and incumbent star Allen Iverson, have anything to do with the dismissal? Is Cheeks the right man to lead two iconoclastic stars?

Meanwhile, the Orlando Magic continued to reshuffle, reportedly with the addition of Brian Hill as the team's new head coach. Will Hill be able to restore the winning ways of his first tenure with the team? Vote on the situations in Philadelphia and Orlando, SportsNation!

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