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The Toronto Raptors are deep in talks with Philadelphia 76ers general manager Ed Stefanski for their vacant GM opening.
Yahoo! Sports, citing league sources, reported that Stefanski and former New Orleans Hornets GM Jeff Bower are the final two candidates for the Toronto opening.
The Raptors are seeking a new GM after Bryan Colangelo opted to leave the post to focus on his duties as team president. Colangelo has said in the past that he could handle both jobs, but would hire a GM if he thought it would be better for the team.
Stefanski is also being targeted for the GM position with the Portland Trail Blazers, according to a report in the Oregonian.
The Raptors are coming off one of the worst seasons in franchise history, having gone 22-60.
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Philadelphia 76ers executive Ed Stefanski is engaged in advanced talks with the Toronto Raptors to take over as general manager, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
Stefanski would move into the franchise’s No. 2 basketball executive job under president Bryan Colangelo. Stefanski, who is in the final year of his deal in Philadelphia and has the GM [...]
Ed Stefanski, the 76ers general manager who has basically been a lame duck in Philadelphia since the ownership brought in Rod Thon to run the show, is close to landing a new gig. He is in “advanced talks” to become the GM and No. 2 guy with the Toronto Raptors behind team president Bryan Colangelo,…
The Raptors have narrowed their list for a general manager to Ed Stefanski and Jeff Bower.
Doug Collins is the main reason why the Philadelphia 76ers made a huge turnaround last season without a doubt. Sure there were others, but he was the main, core reason why they did what they did.Hoping that there will be a season this winter, the Sixers still have a lot prove. Specifically, they need to show other teams that they can still compete and will be a playoff threat. And...
The report says that he would report to Raptors president and current general manager Bryan Colangelo.
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Looks like Kevin Pritchard is out of the picture, and Hornets GM Jeff Bower is the other remaining candidate. Yahoo! reports that the Raps are close to hiring Stefanski: “Philadelphia 76ers executive Ed Stefanski is engaged in advanced talks with the Toronto Raptors to take over as general manager, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Stefanski would move into the franchise’s...
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