Found June 05, 2012 on PRO HOOPS CENTRAL:
Late last week it looked as if the Los Angeles Clippers had come to terms on a new deal that would keep their Vice President Of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey in place for the next few years. Unfortunately for the Clippers, the franchise and the architect of the team that won only their second NBA Playoff series last month, since moving to Los Angeles were unable to reach an agreement. Olshey would not be on the open market for long; as the “Oregonian” reported Tuesday, that the Portland Trail Blazers introduced the former Clippers executive as their new General Manager at a press conference at the Rose Garden, late Tuesday afternoon. The Blazers have been without a permanent General Manager since Team Owner fired Rich Cho last spring, after less than a year in the position. He replaces Chad Buchanan, who has filled the position on an interim basis and will remain with the team. Olshey originally interviewed for his new job last August, however Portland decided to hold off on fi...

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