Ed Stefanski

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Ed Stefanski
Career information
High school Monsignor Bonner
(Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania)
College Penn (1973–1976)
NBA draft 1976 / Round: 10 / Pick: 168th overall
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers

Edward Stefanski is an American sports executive and former professional basketball player. In 2014, he was hired as vice-president of player personnel for the Memphis Grizzlies NBA team.

Stefanski grew up in the Delaware Valley, attending St. Bernadette's Grade school in Drexel Hill as the star player on both the football and basketball teams. He then attended Monsignor Bonner High School in Upper Darby where he was a "Wall-of Fame" basketball stand out at Bonner and then went on to play college basketball, as 'the shot', at the University of Pennsylvania.[1] He replaced former Sixer GM Billy King. Stefanski was a 10th round selection of the 76ers in the 1976 NBA Draft.

Prior to joining the Grizzlies, Stefanski served as executive vice-president of basketball operations for the Toronto Raptors from 2011-13 and general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers from 2007 to 2011. He was dismissed by the new 76ers ownership led by Josh Harris. [2] Stefanski was also general manager of the New Jersey Nets.[3]

He is a resident of Avalon, New Jersey.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.upenn.edu/gazette/0108/pro01.html
  2. ^ http://www.nba.com/sixers/front_office/index.html
  3. ^ http://www.nba.com/nets/news/ed_stefanski.html
  4. ^ Mazda, Jason. "NBA's No. 2 overall pick Evan Turner brings 76ers buzz to beach", The Press of Atlantic City, August 1, 2010. Accessed October 16, 2012. "'I'm a sports fan in general, and this is my third year coming to this thing,' said Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren, who, like Stefanski, owns a home in Avalon."

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Preceded by
Billy King
Philadelphia 76ers General Manager
2007–2011
Succeeded by
Rod Thorn
Preceded by
Masai Ujiri - as Assistant General Manager
Toronto Raptors Executive Vice-President of Basketball Operations
2011–2013
Succeeded by
TBD