The new owner is a director at Apollo Global Management LLC and his motives for purchasing the club are unknown.
“We are honored to have the opportunity to be affiliated with this storied franchise,” Harris said in a released statement. “As a basketball fan who attended college in Philadelphia, and with family roots here, I have always felt a strong connection to this City and the 76ers. We look forward to helping the 76ers organization build on this past season’s accomplishments in the years ahead. The ownership group also looks forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with Comcast-Spectacor.”
From the fans perspective, there won’t be much of a change when they attend Sixers games. The team has a lease with Comcast-Spectacor for the Wells Fargo Center and will continue to play all their games there. until
The team also has a contract with to have their games broadcast on Comcast Sportsnet until 2029.
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