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Brand Name: 76ers GM goes full circle in championship hunt

PHILADELPHIA (AP) While his front office contemporaries enjoyed the spoils of splashy signings and bold trades, Elton Brand flew halfway across the world to serve as perhaps the most overqualified ball boy for the league's most enigmatic talent.

As Joel Embiid hoisted jumpers in his offseason workouts in Cameroon, his general manager gladly grabbed loose rebounds, the game plan of an equal parts hectic and intensely personal visit Brand hoped would deepen the bond between Embiid and the only franchise he's ever known. No member of the organization had ever made the pilgrimage to Africa's west coast to spend time in Embiid's homeland. Yet there Brand was, running a local hill with Embiid's cousin. Taking in home-cooked meals prepared by Embiid's mom, Christine. Getting a tour of the city of 2.8 million.

It wasn't something Brand needed to do. Embiid is locked up in Philadelphia indefinitely. Yet the trip was significant to Brand, who called it "touching."

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Atlantic Division
  W L Pct GB
Toronto 1 0 1.000 --
Boston 0 0 - 0.5
Brooklyn 0 0 - 0.5
New York 0 0 - 0.5
Philadelphia 0 0 - 0.5
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/22/2019 Haywood Highsmith Waived
10/21/2019 Christ Koumadje Waived
10/21/2019 Isaiah Miles Waived
7/30/2019 Trey Burke Signed as Free Agent
7/25/2019 Furkan Korkmaz Re-Signed
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