The Philadelphia 76ers pulled off one of the greatest trades in franchise history earlier this month, and they did so with a front office that's very much in flux.
The presiding general manager, Rod Thorn, has stated that he will move to a role as a team consultant, and will actively be searching to hire the franchise's next GM.
Despite taking heavy criticism for failing to change the look of the team, Thorn did an immaculate job at over 70 years of age to acquire Andrew Bynum and a host of wing players who will give the team a dangerous new look.
With Josh Harris and the Sixers' new ownership looking like the real deal, the Sixers would be wise to take their time in hiring the next face of their front office.
Here are five candidates who would be perfect fits for the Sixers' open general manager position.