Sixers to Fire Eddie Jordan Today

The first of the coaching dominos to fall is in Philadelphia today, says the Inquirer. Happy trail, Eddie Jordan: “Comcast-Spectacor, which owns the Sixers, will fire Jordan, in his first year with the organization, during a press conference scheduled for 11 a.m. at the Philadelphia  College of Osteopathic Medicine, this according to a source close to the situation. The Sixers, 27-55, finished their disastrous season on Wednesday night against the Orlando Magic at Amway Arena. Comcast-Spectacor will be obligated to pay Jordan for two more seasons, or approximately $6 million, through the 2011-2012 season. On June 1, 2009, Jordan signed a four-year contract, the final season of which was a team option. Sixers President and General Manager Ed Stefanski, who executed the three-week coaching search that resulted in Jordan’s hiring, is scheduled to make the announcement.”