A few weeks away from training
camp, the 76ers continue to take shape. Tuesday, they added Brandon Williams
their front office.
Williams, 38, arrives to the
Sixers after having served as the NBA’s Vice President of Basketball
Operations. He will work under Sixers general manager/president of basketball
ops Sam Hinkie, according to a report from Zach Lowe, of Grantland.com, though no job description or title was made known.
This is the first such front
office addition made by Hinkie, who was hired in May to take over for deposed
GM Tony DiLeo. Hinkie brought in Brett Brown in August as his head coach and
Brown has hired a pair of assistant coaches (Lloyd Pierce and Chad Iske) in the
A 6-6 forward, Williams spent
parts of three seasons in the NBA, most recently with Atlanta during the
2002-03 campaign. He won a ring in the 1998-99 campaign, spreading four minutes
of playing time across three appearances for San Antonio. Williams also played
for Golden State in 1997-98, while extending his career internationally with
teams in seven other countries.
Williams starred at Davidson
College, where he scored 1,505 points and grabbed 591 rebounds in four seasons
from 1992-96. He graduated from Rutgers School of Law earlier this year.
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