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Philadelphia 76ers: 3 reasons Elton Brand will succeed as the general manager

Elton Brand was a successful player in the NBA and, after barely over a year in executive positions, has now been handed the controls to the Philadelphia 76ers. Here are three reasons he will now be a successful GM. You know the guy in the office everyone likes, although they are not quite sure what...

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3 hours ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers: How Markelle Fultz can help beat the Boston Celtics

A healthy Markelle Fultz means the Philadelphia 76ers finally have the versatile backcourt scorer they’ve needed. He is the key to beating the Celtics. Since the beginning of the Process, the Philadelphia 76ers have lacked a guard who can take over a game and score from anywhere. Rookie of the...

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5 hours ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers, Boston Celtics

Last Season’s Finish Fuels Determination for New Year

When last we saw Brett Brown coaching the 76ers, disappointment was understandably fresh. How couldn’t it have been?

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18 hours ago, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia 76ers

Should the Sixers go after Jimmy Butler?

It sounds like the Timberwolves All-Star might want to get moved. Should the Sixers have interest? According to The Athletic’s Jon Krawczynski and Shams Charania, Timberwolves All-Star wing Jimmy Butler, who has been rumored to be unhappy in Minnesota over the last 12 months, has requested a trade. Butler...

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19 hours ago, Liberty Ballers, Philadelphia 76ers

76ers Trade Rumors: Philly Not Interested in Knicks' Courtney Lee

The Philadelphia 76ers aren't looking to deal for New York Knicks shooting guard Courtney Lee , the Philadelphia Inquirer 's Keith Pompey reported Wednesday...

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21 hours ago, Bleacher Report, New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers hire Elton Brand as GM

Let's all take a collective deep breath - the Philadelphia 76ers have their man.It never looked like there was any traction to the idea of Mike Zarren leaving the Boston Celtics to accept a position with the 76ers for their vacant General Manager position, but it was worth worrying about, at least a...

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23 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers players voicing support for new GM Elton Brand

The Philadelphia 76ers’ new general manager is already garnering support from former teammates and current Sixers. After a long GM search, the Philadelphia 76ers finally landed on an in-house candidate Tuesday night. It was announced that Elton Brand would be promoted to general manager, ending...

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23 hours ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers

Jimmy Butler’s Preferred Destinations

Sixers Not on Jimmy’s Short List Jimmy Butler met with the Minnesota Timberwolves and made clear his preference to be traded. And while Timberwolves Head Coach Tom Thibodeau may not be at all happy about it, perhaps some people close with Butler’s current teammates are. This was...

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23 hours ago, Liberty Ballers, Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers: New GM should move Jerryd Bayless as first deal

Now that the Philadelphia 76ers have finally filled their general manager vacancy, the club should now turn its attention to the team’s one bad contract. It’s sweet relief for the Philadelphia 76ers and their fan base now that Elton Brand has been hired as the team’s new general manager...

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1 day ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers: Injury update on Zhaire Smith

The Philadelphia 76ers and their fans finally have some idea of when the team’s rookie Zhaire Smith is expected to return from injury. With the news that Elton Brand was hired as the Philadelphia 76ers general manager, it would be easy to overlook other important news being revealed on the same...

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1 day ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers: 3 reasons Markelle Fultz should get big minutes right away

The Philadelphia 76ers need to invest heavily in Markelle Fultz’s development next season. Markelle Fultz was once considered the most talented guard prospect since Kyrie Irving. He was once considered the next James Harden, using subtle changes in speed to become college basketball’s most...

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1 day ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers

Tweetcap | Brett Brown Media Luncheon

It’s a generous gesture Brett Brown makes each year around this same time - hosting a couple dozen reporters for a mid-day meal at

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1 day ago, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia 76ers

Report: 76ers rookie Zhaire Smith expected to return around Christmas

Report: 76ers rookie Zhaire Smith expected to return around Christmas

First-rounder broke his foot last month

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1 day ago, NBC Sports, Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers make the right move, hire Elton Brand as general manager

The Philadelphia 76ers’ GM search is finally over, with Elton Brand prepared to take the reigns. It’s done. The Philadelphia 76ers have finally hired a general manager, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Elton Brand, a former Sixer and the No. 1 pick in 1999, will be the man tasked...

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1 day ago, The Sixer Sense, Philadelphia 76ers

Twitter rips 76ers for hiring Elton Brand as GM

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...

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1 day ago, Yardbarker, Philadelphia 76ers

Report: Elton Brand Hired as 76ers GM After Making 'Strong Impression' on Owners

Philadelphia 76ers vice president of basketball operations Elton Brand is reportedly being promoted to become the Sixers' new general manager...

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1 day ago, Bleacher Report, Philadelphia 76ers

Report: Philadelphia Sixers hire Elton Brand as General Manager

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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1 day ago, NBA, Philadelphia 76ers

76ers promote Elton Brand to GM

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...

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1 day ago, Yardbarker, Philadelphia 76ers

76ers coach Brown has faith Fultz, Simmons can hit 3s

Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown says Markelle Fultz has worked hard at improving his jumper after a head-scratching rookie season

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1 day ago, FOX Sports, Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown confident team will hire new GM before season

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia 76ers will hire a general manager to replace Bryan Colangelo before the start of the season, coach Brett Brown said Tuesday.

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1 day ago, NBA, Philadelphia 76ers

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