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Wojnarowski: Ed Stefanski Back In Play For Blazers?

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Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports that Philadelphia 76ers executive Ed Stefanski and the Raptors have "hit a snag" in their discussions for Stefanski to take over the GM role in Toronto. This could mean that Stefanski is now back in play for the Portland Trail Blazers' open GM position. ----------------------------------- It’s unclear what caused the talks between Toronto president Bryan Colangelo and Stefanski to come undone, but several sources said what seemed inevitable a week ago – the hiring of Stefanski – has been derailed. Stefanski is trying to become more engaged in the Trail Blazers’ search, sources said. ----------------------------------- Over at RaptorsHQ, Adam Francis has conducted a two-part interview about Stefanski (here and here) with Michael Levin of Liberty Ballers. Last week it was reported that Stefanski was near a deal with the Raptors shortly after his name came up with respect to Portland's position, which has remained open since former GM Rich Cho was abruptly fired back in May. -- Ben Golliver | benjamin.golliver@gmail.com | Twitter
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