Two men suing former 76ers owners for unpaid finders fee

    The Inquirer is reporting that two West Coast sports executives filed a lawsuit in federal court on Tuesday against Ed Snider and Comcast-Spectacor. The pair say they were never paid a $2 million finders fee for helping secure a buyer for the Sixers.

    The Inquirer is reporting that two West Coast sports executives filed a lawsuit in federal court on Tuesday against Ed Snider and Comcast-Spectacor. The pair say they were never paid a $2 million finders fee for helping secure a buyer for the Sixers.

    Plaintiffs Robert Whitsitt, the former president of the Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trailblazers, and Thomas Shine, a Reebok International executive, say they introduced investor Jason Levien to Comcast-Spectacor chairman Edward Snider.

    A group of investors purchased Philadelphia’s NBA franchise in the fall for $280 million.

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