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In the last year, we've wondered whether Charles Barkley's time on Inside the NBA may be winding down. Barkley himself has spoken of different challenges and opportunities and the time may be approaching when it's time for Chuck to try something new. Now comes a report that Barkley's longtime partner - Kenny "The Jet" Smith, may leave Inside the NBA. Smith has publicly thrown his hat into the ring for the Sacramento Kings GM job as well as saying he's seriously looking at jobs on the sideline and in the front office.
Smith admitted he was "talking" to the Kings and told Sam Amick of USA Today he's seriously looking at new opportunities:
Smith wasn't afraid to campaign for his own cause, admitting that he's looking for his next challenge after becoming one of the most prominent and entertaining voices in the basketball world.
"I've been winning my whole life," Smith said. "I've been blessed to...
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TNT NBA analyst Kenny Smith's media career may be nearing an end as he reportedly is in the running to take over as the general manager of the Sacramento Kings.
The Sacramento Kings are searching for a new GM, and a new name has emerged. USA Today is reporting that former NBA guard and current TNT analyst Kenny Smith in interested in joining the Kings front office.
Smith told USA TODAY Sports on Sunday night that he has been in discussions with new Kings owner Vivek Ranadive.
“We’ve been talking; we’ve been talking,” Smith said...
Larry Bird has informed the Sacramento Kings that he is no longer interested in a front office position with the franchise.
Bird is considering a return to the Indiana Pacers after taking a sabbatical this season.
The Kings have already interviewed Chris Wallace, Travis Schlenk, David Morway, Mike Dunleavy and Chris Mullin, among others.
Kenny Smith will also speak with Vivek Ranadive...
Video of Trey Burke’s workout with the Sacramento Kings.
Former NBA players and current Inside The NBA analyst, Kenny “The Jet” Smith has emerged as a candidate to become the Sacramento Kings GM.
According to USA Today Sports:
The former Kings player and TNT commentator told USA TODAY Sports on Sunday night that he has been in discussions with new owner Vivek Ranadive. Longtime general manager Geoff Petrie has been told that he will...
Looks like one member of TNT’s “Inside the NBA” crew might be giving up his spot. Kenny Smith has had GM aspirations for quite some time. With the new opening in the Sacramento Kings front office – the team that drafted him – Smith has revealed that he’s had conversations with new owner, Vivek Ranadive.
I’ve been winning my whole life,” Smith said. “I’ve been...
Kenny Smith has been in discussions with Vivek Ranadive about a front office position with the Sacramento Kings.
"We've been talking; we've been talking," Smith said. "That's all I'm going to say."
Smith is a longtime commentator with TNT and former player with the Kings and Houston Rockets. Smith has long been known to covet a general manager...
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As the NBA postseason trickles to an end, the remaining 28 NBA teams’ off-season decisions are just heating up; everyone from the Denver Nuggets to the Los Angeles Clippers to the Memphis Grizzles are making changes to their coaching and/or front office staff similar to the Sacramento Kings. The Sacramento Kings have been in search [...]The post TNT’s Kenny Smith Says He Has...
According to Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports, the Sacramento Kings are really trying to revamp their ways. After the Maloof family sold a majority of the team to Vivek [...]