Originally written on SLAM Online  |  Last updated 10/19/11
It was a busy day for the Philadelphia Sixers’ new ownership group, as they slashed ticket prices, and got rid of their GM. Ed Stefanski, though, could soon have a new gig. From the Daily News: “Yesterday morning, not long before the sale of the 76ers was set to be announced at the Palestra, Stefanski, the Sixers’ general manager, was informed that he was being relieved of his duties. The new ownership group, headed by Josh Harris, had decided to give president Rod Thorn full charge of the duties he and Stefanski had shared last season. Instead of Stefanski going to the place where he played his college ball, he was left uncertain about his future. Stefanski had 1 year remaining on his contract, while Thorn, who was brought in in August 2010, after a dismal 27-55 season, has several years remaining on a hefty contract. Said Stefanski, who came to the team in December 2007: ‘This is the new ownership’s day. I wish them all the best. Having met with Josh and Adam [Aron, the new CEO],...
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