Sources told ESPN that Daryl Morey, the former general manager of the Houston Rockets, is finalizing a deal to become the new president of basketball operations for the Philadelphia 76ers.
According to sources, it is expected to be officially announced as soon as this week.
The source said that general manager Elton Brand (Elton Brand) is expected to continue in his current position, and the new coach Doc Rivers is a supporter of the recruitment. The river and Morey have a long history and a strong relationship.
For a long time, Morey has been the goal of having the 76ers, and refused to run the team before renewing his contract with the Rockets two years ago.
After Houston was eliminated from the Orlando rematch of the league, Morey proposed the idea of dismissing the boss and contacted the boss Tilman Fertitta. The two sides quietly reached a withdrawal agreement to end his presence in this team. The management rights of the team for 1
Sources said that discussions with the 76ers soon began and escalated this week. Morey went to Philadelphia to meet with the owners.