PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Philadelphia 76ers have a new face. Former MSG president Scott O’Neil will take on the role of CEO replacing Adam Aron.
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“On behalf of our entire ownership group, I am very excited to welcome Scott O’Neil to the Sixers,” Sixers owner Josh Harris said via press release. . “We believe that Scott’s unique blend of experience, relationships and demonstrated leadership over the past two decades at the NBA, Madison Square Garden Sports and the Philadelphia Eagles will make him the perfect CEO of our business as we work to take the team to the next level.
“With Scott and Sam Hinkie, President of Basketball Operations and General Manager, I believe we have put in place a dynamic, industry-leading management team that should help position the Sixers for success both on and off the court in the future,“ Harris said.