76ers Name former GM Nash Scout

July 1, 2008 11:14:28 AM PDT
The Philadelphia 76ers hired former general manager John Nash as a pro personnel scout Tuesday. Nash was working as a basketball analyst on local cable, and will now provide analysis and reports on players and teams throughout the NBA for the Sixers.

Nash was a general manager with the 76ers, the Washington Bullets, New Jersey Nets and Portland Trail Blazers. He hired 76ers president Ed Stefanski as New Jersey's director of scouting in 1999.