HoopsHype Courtney Witte rumors

October 6, 2014 Updates
September 1, 2014 Updates

Courtney Witte, the 76ers’ director of player personnel and a fixture in their scouting department for more than a decade, is leaving the Sixers to join the Los Angeles Clippers, two sources confirmed Sunday. Based on information provided by these two sources within the Sixers’ organization, it does not appear Witte was fired. Rather, he and general manager Sam Hinkie seem to have reached a mutual agreement to have Witte take a scouting position with another team. The rest of the Sixers’ scouting staff will remain intact, one source said. Philadelphia Inquirer

August 31, 2014 Updates
August 30, 2013 Updates

Q: You don't have an assistant GM, and longtime NBA guys like Doug Collins and Rod Thorn and Tony DiLeo are now gone. Before you hired Brett Brown, who are some of the people who were helping with personnel decisions? A: We have a talented staff that's been working real hard, behind the scenes, that people don't see. Courtney Witte is our director of player personnel and we have scouts and we are taking note of things we've done personnel-wise. We will continue to look for organization people and we want ones that make good decisions. Philadelphia Inquirer

June 23, 2012 Updates
June 4, 2012 Updates

“He brings for Coach Collins that defensive mentality – defense first,” Witte said. “He pressures the ball. He’s got long length. He’s relentless. He’s really tough mentally and a physical-type player.” CSNPhilly.com

The Sixers front office already knew a lot about the Philly kid coming in, but seemed to be impressed with Jardine’s hour-long workout – especially with his energy. Afterwards, Philadelphia’s director of player personnel, Courtney Witte, called him a “junkyard dog” who might fit in well in head coach Doug Collins’ system. CSNPhilly.com

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