While Minnesota has named former Philadelphia 76ers executive Sanchin Gupta as the interim GM to replace Rosas, they do have their eyes on another current Sixers executive.
Elton Brand, who is still technically the general manager of the Sixers, has hopped on the radar of Timberwolves owners Alex Rodriguez and Marc Lore in some type of capacity.
In wake of Gersson Rosas’ departure, word has circulated among league sources since Summer League that incoming Minnesota Timberwolves owners Marc Lore and Alex Rodriguez have communicated they are fond of Sixers general manager Elton Brand.
– Jake Fischer September 22, 2021
Brand has been the general manager of the Sixers for three seasons now, but he has seemingly taken a step back to president Daryl Morey in terms of basketball decision-making in Philadelphia.