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76ers promote Elton Brand to general manager

29 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

The Philadelphia 76ers have a new general manager. And it's a familiar face. On Tuesday, the 76ers promoted 17-year NBA veteran Elton Brand to the big time. But is shouldn't come as too much of a surprise. After all, Brand had been serving as the GM of the Delaware Blue Coats, the 76ers' G League affiliate. But more than that, he rises from the title of Vice President of Basketball Operations.Brand, the first overall pick in 1999, spent five seasons with the 76ers. His first stint went from 2008 through 2012. That second stint, 2015-16, would last just one season. His last season.In the...
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Sixers pin title hopes on young Elton Brand, latest player turned front office executive

Sixers pin title hopes on young Elton Brand, latest player turned front office executive

29 days ago   |   By USA Today

Former NBA player takes over as general manager in Philadelphia, replacing fired Bryan Colangelo.
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Twitter rips 76ers for hiring Elton Brand as GM

29 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

In a complete outside of the box move, the Philadelphia 76ers hired Elton Brand to be their next general manager on Tuesday. The hiring process was a long one. The reaction of the people on Twitter shows that this was a move that essentially nobody saw coming. Though, some people were willing to take some positives from this. There's always that.Brand is completely unproven as an NBA executive. He might be great, but he might be terrible. If he falls into the latter category, NBA Twitter will be more entertaining than usual.
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AP source: 76ers name Elton Brand general manager

29 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

PHILADELPHIA - 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 Twitter.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the move had not been officially announced. Brand is expected to be introduced at a news conference on...
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Sixers promote Elton Brand to general manager in wake of Bryan Colangelo scandal, report says

29 days ago   |   By CBSSports

Colangelo resigned in June following the discovery of several suspicious Twitter accounts
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Report: Philadelphia Sixers hire Elton Brand as General Manager

29 days ago   |   By NBA

The Philadelphia76ers have promoted Elton Brand to General Manager, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Brand had previously been serving as VP of Basketball Operations.
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Sixers hire Elton Brand as new General Manager

29 days ago   |   By ProBasketballTalk

The is a stay-the-course hire.
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Report: Sixers hire Elton Brand as GM

29 days ago   |   By TheScore

The Philadelphia 76ers have finally ended their extended search for a general manager by hiring former NBA All-Star Elton Brand, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. More to come. Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
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76ers name Elton Brand general manager, report says

76ers name Elton Brand general manager, report says

29 days ago   |   By Sporting News

Elton Brand will be promoted from his role as VP of Basketball Operations to general manager.
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Sixers hire Elton Brand as general manager

29 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

The Sixers have promoted Elton Brand to GM of the team, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com reports. The team is expected to introduce him in his new role during a press conference on Thursday.Brand held the role of VP of Basketball Operations while also serving as the GM of the team's G League affiliate, the Delaware Blue Coats, prior to landing the position. He made a strong impression on ownership and Brett Brown during the interview process, winning the job over several internal and external candidate, Wojnarowski adds.Coach Brett Brown mentioned that the team was expecting to have a GM in...
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76ers promote Elton Brand to GM

29 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

The Philadelphia 76ers have finally found their new general manager, and it's a name familiar to NBA fans: Elton Brand.Brand is being promoted internally by the Sixers from his previous post as the team's VP of Basketball Operations. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, who first reported the news, says Brand made a strong impression on ownership and head coach Brett Brown. Brand, 39, was the No. 1 overall pick in the 1999 draft by the Chicago Bulls. He spent most of his prime with the Los Angeles Clippers, though he played with the 76ers from 2008-2012 and again in 2016. He last played in the NBA...
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