Bloomberg the Company & Products

Bloomberg Anywhere Login

Bloomberg

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Company

Financial Products

Enterprise Products

Media

Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000

Communications

Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers Promote Tony DiLeo to General Manager

Sept. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Tony DiLeo was promoted to general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers, the National Basketball Association team said on its website.

The 76ers didn’t release terms of the agreement with DiLeo, who was senior vice president of basketball operations.

“We are very confident that Tony has the experience and knowledge to flourish in his new role, and we will continue to provide him with the necessary tools and resources, including enhancing our capabilities in analytics, to strengthen our basketball operations department,” team owner Josh Harris said last night in a statement.

DiLeo, 57, who is entering his 23rd season with the 76ers, becomes the 12th general manager in franchise history. He was promoted to his current position after serving as the team’s senior vice president of basketball operations since September 2003, following a four-year run as the team’s director of player personnel from 1999 to 2003.

During the 2008-09 season, DiLeo stepped in as head coach following the 76ers’ 9-14 start and guided the team to a 32-27 mark the rest of the way. Of the eight teams that changed coaches during that season, the Sixers were the only one to make the playoffs.

To contact the reporter on this story: Nancy Kercheval in Washington at nkercheval@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Michael Sillup at msillup@bloomberg.net

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.