76ers to hire Daryl Morey to lead basketball operations


The Philadelphia 76ers are expected to hire Daryl Morey to oversee the franchise’s basketball operations department. A deal will likely be finalized in the coming days.Elton Brand will remain in the role of Managing Director.

Morey and the Houston Rockets agreed to separate on October 15. Conversations between Morey and the 76ers began shortly after leaving Houston and have intensified in recent days. The 76ers have pursued Morey in the past but he decided to stay with the Rockets and ultimately sign an extension.

The 76ers have hired Doc Rivers, who has a strong relationship and history with Morey, as their head coach this offseason.


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