The alleged Twitter habits of Philadelphia 76ers president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo have been shortlisted in a report by The Ringer.
The story on the site quotes circumstantial evidence that a picture of the NBA front veteran uses several anonymous Twitter accounts to support his work in Philadelphia and also to photograph some of his team's players, including Joel Embiid and Markelle Fultz , as well as former Sixers Jahlil Okafor and Nerlens Noel.
Embiid told ESPN Adrian Wojnarowski that Colangelo called him on Tuesday night to deny that the tweets were from him.
"I talked to him and he said he did not say that," Embiid said. "He just called me to deny the story, believe him until the contrary is proven, if that's true, that would be really bad."
Embiid joked on Twitter about the allegations and tweeted to one of the accounts he allegedly belonged to Colangelo
– Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) May 30, 2018
In a statement he had given to "The Ringer" on Tuesday, Colangelo stated his use of one of the reports while he was rejected his participation in four others.
"Like many of my sports colleagues, I use social media as a way to keep up with the news," the statement says. "While I've never posted anything on social media, I used the @PhilA1234567 Twitter account referenced in this story to monitor our industry and other current events." This story bothers me on many levels I do not know any of the other reports that were brought to my attention, I also do not know who is behind them or what motives they might have to use them. "
Tweets of accounts – supposedly from a source of which The wrestler quotes Colangelo – at various times questioning Embiids' ego, accusing Fultz of shooting woes on a former # 1 mentor overall Draft Pick, expressed a theory that a possible Okafor trade fell apart because the big man fails a physical, and Noel called a "selfish punk."
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The same reports were also shared by current Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri, who worked under Colangelo and eventually replaced the team. Former 76cc GM Sam Hinkie, the The painstaking reconstruction of the Sixers began, he called "The Process".
The Ringer reported that in February, it was clocked anonymously by the source to the Twitter activity and started researching from there. In the article, The Ringer explains that he monitored five different accounts and contacted the 76ers on May 22 to check if two of the accounts were actually Colangelo's. The same afternoon, the three unreported accounts were switched from public to private. The wrestler said that he returned to the organization on Tuesday after asking for all five accounts. Colangelo confirmed on Tuesday that only one was an account that belonged to him.
According to the report, the various accounts that could belong to Colangelo followed various individuals within Colangelo's private life, including his son's and college's college basketball teammates.  A two-time NBA Executive of the Year nominee, Colangelo was General Manager of the Phoenix Suns (1995-2006), President and GM of the Raptors (2006-2013) and President of the Sixers basketball team since 2016
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