76ers move ahead in the rebuilding process without Hinkie

BY foxsports • April 7, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Sam Hinkie quit on The Process.

The Philadelphia 76ers are prepared to move ahead in their painful rebuild without the general manager who methodically turned the organization into one of the worst in professional sports.

A day after Hinkie informed the team via a 13-page manifesto that he was out, the Sixers are ready to start yet another new era.

The NBA-worst Sixers are set to hire former NBA executive of the year Bryan Colangelo as their general manager, according to a person with knowledge of the decision. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because Colangelo's hiring was not official.

Coach Brett Brown said after practice Thursday he found out Hinkie quit through the team's media relations department.

Hinkie lasted less than three full seasons and left the Sixers with the worst record in the league at 10-68.