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Elton Brand named general manager of Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers Managing Partner Josh Harris and Co-Managing Partner David Blitzer announced today that Elton Brand has been named the team’s General Manager. Additionally, Alex Rucker has been elevated to Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations. The No. 1 overall pick in the 1999 NBA Draft and 2000 Co-Rookie of the Year, Brand played in the NBA for 17 years, ...

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Report: Philadelphia Sixers promote Elton Brand to general manager

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Elton Brand is in charge of the Philadelphia 76ers. A person familiar with the situation says the Sixers have made Brand their new general manager, replacing Bryan Colangelo. Colangelo resigned in June as the 76ers’ president of basketball operations after what an investigation concluded was “careless and in some instances reckless” sharing of sensitive team information on ...

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Sixers promote Elton Brand to general manager in wake of Bryan Colangelo scandal, report says

The Philadelphia 76ers can finally close the book on the Bryan Colangelo scandal, as Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports that the team has promoted Elton Brand to the vacant general manager position. Brand, who has been in the Sixers front office since 2016, most recently served as vice president of basketball operations and general manager of the… CBSSports.com Headlines

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Detroit Pistons hire Sachin Gupta as assistant general manager

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have hired Sachin Gupta as their assistant general manager. The Pistons announced the move Tuesday. Gupta was a special adviser to Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey last season. He previously worked for the Philadelphia 76ers under then-GM Sam Hinkie. Ed Stefanski, a special adviser to Pistons owner Tom Gores, says Sachin has a great ...

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Minnesota Wild hire Tom Kurvers as assistant general manager

The Minnesota Wild have hired Tom Kurvers as assistant general manager. The Wild announced Kurvers’ hiring on Tuesday. He joins the team after spending the last 10 seasons with the Tampa Bay Lightning, where he was senior adviser to Tampa Bay’s general manager the last seven years. … NHL News

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Report: Detroit Pistons part ways with general manager Jeff Bower

The Detroit Pistons and general manager Jeff Bower have parted ways, according to several media reports. The news was first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Amid a regime change, Detroit and GM Jeff Bower have parted ways, league sources tell ESPN. Bower has been a GM for two playoff franchises, as well an an NBA and NCAA head coach. — ...

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Report: Detroit Pistons part ways with general manager Jeff Bower

The Detroit Pistons and general manager Jeff Bower have parted ways, according to several media reports. The news was first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Amid a regime change, Detroit and GM Jeff Bower have parted ways, league sources tell ESPN. Bower has been a GM for two playoff franchises, as well an an NBA and NCAA head coach. — ...

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Maple Leafs name Kyle Dubas, 32, general manager

Brendan Shanahan was early in his tenure as president of the Toronto Maple Leafs when he reached out to Kyle Dubas to see if he wanted to meet and talk about hockey. Shanahan expected the session to last an hour or two. The meeting ended up lasting nine hours, with Dubas — considered one of the best young minds in ...

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