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Larry Brown takes leave of absence from Memphis team


MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Larry Brown is taking a leave of absence from his role as the special adviser to Memphis coach Penny Hardaway because of a “minor medical issue.” The school announced the move on Sunday, saying the 82-year-old Brown hopes to return soon. Memphis didn’t provide further details. The 82-year-old Brown is a legendary basketball coach who won titles in the NCAA and the NBA. He joined Hardaway’s staff in July 2021. Hardaway played for Brown as a member of the New York Knicks.

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