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Sixers Edging Toward Tom Penn for GM?
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On July 25, 2012 @ 6:57 am In All,Headlines,NBA Headlines | No Comments
The 76ers are close to signing former Portland Trail Blazers executive Tom Penn as their new general manager, according to a source. Penn would replace president Rod Thorn, who is set to move to an advisory role with the team.
Thorn is in the last of his 3-year contract reached with then-owner Ed Snider. The contract also called for Thorn to serve another 5 years as a team adviser. It is believed Thorn will move immediately to his new role when Penn becomes GM.
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