NBA fans are seeing the best and worst team standings in the current season. While Golden State Warriors is scorching hot in their 22-0 unblemished record, Philadelphia 76ers are struggling with a 1-21 record. Even though the 76ers present condition shows a little chance of dominating in the next games, the latest action of their management is a huge development for the future of this franchise.
According to ESPN, Jerry Colangelo is already a part of the managing team. With his expertise in financial decisions, connections in the basketball world, and past experiences in handling an NBA team, the coming years of the current poor performing team are seen with rays of hope.
An NBA executive shared his insight about this partnership, “Jerry is not someone who just comes in and gives advice on something he’s invested in. I don’t see him as being just one voice in a collaborative process.”
Another league executive opened up regarding this deal with the 76ers, “This is most certainly a wide-ranging deal. Jerry is famous for being aggressive and getting perks, money and power in his deals.”
Philadelphia 76ers games are not drawing enough attendees and even their opposing team’s sales is affected. Colangelo is expected to turn things around especially with his record in Phoenix Suns.
In a report from Bleacher’s Report, Colangelo is instrumental in the Suns’ campaign to have their NBA Finals appearance in 1975-1976 and 1992-1993 seasons. These are the only two finals series that Phoenix Suns played in the entire NBA history.
In a press release, 76ers co-managing owner, Josh Harris stated, “Jerry Colangelo is one of the most respected people in basketball, and we are excited to add his five decades of knowledge, relationships and experience to help drive our organization forward,”
Will Philadelphia 76ers find their way back in the competitive form with Jerry Colangelo?
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