Bryan Colangelo named President of Basketball Operations for the 76ers

Bryan Colangelo has been named as the Philadelphia 76ers' President of Basketball Operations the team's Managing General Partner Josh Harris announced Sunday.

According to a press release, Colangelo most recently served as President and General Manager of the Toronto Raptors from 2006 to 2013.

In his first full season with the Raptors, the team saw a 20-win improvement from the previous year. They also tied a then franchise-high with 47 wins.

In 2007, Colangelo was named NBA Executive of the Year.

Colangelo won the same award in 2005 with the Phoenix Suns, making him one of only three executives to win the award with two different franchises.