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First, Executive of the Year Masai Ujiri bolted for the Toronto Raptors.
Then Coach of the Year George Karl was shown the door.
Now Pete D'Alessandro has become next in line to exit the Mile High City.
The former Denver Nuggets vice president of basketball operations Pete D'Alessandro will be officially named the new General Manager of the Sacramento Kings according to numerous reports, with D’Alessandro taking over for the Kings’ longtime GM Geoff Petrie.
The announcement is expected to come from the Kings on Monday.
A salary cap guru, D’Alessandro becomes the second major addition to the organization by new owner Vivek Ranadive, who signed Mike Malone as Sacramento’s head coach to a four-year deal two weeks ago. Both Memphis Grizzlies GM Chris Wallace and former Indiana Pacers GM David Morway (among others) were under consideration for the position before Ranadive named D’Alessandro as Petrie’s successor.
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Pete D'Alessandro was introduced on Monday as general manager of the Sacramento Kings.
Vivek Ranadive put his GM candidates through an extensive interview process, involving analysis of the Kings' roster, plans for both the short and long-term, as well as examples of linear and non-linear thinking.
"I had just finished preparing for my first interview," D'Alessandro...
Chris Mullin has been offered a consultant role in the Sacramento Kings' front office.
Mullin was the top basketball executive for the Golden State Warriors from 2004-09, spending time with then-assistant GM Pete D'Alessandro.
Bringing Mullin into the front office would fuel speculation about the Kings' possible pursuit of Monta Ellis.
Ellis was drafted by Mullin in 2005.
It’s summer break for the NFL and most of the NBA, so you know what that means, lots of parties. Monday night’s summer soireeé was at Dream in Hollywood. Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson and emerging Pacers star, Paul George partied with rapper, The Game, Cowboys Orlando Scandrick and model Rosa Acosta.
photos via Instagram
According to a report via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Denver Nuggets have had another one of their highly-touted executives poached, after the Sacramento Kings are said to have hired Pete D’Alessandro.
The Sacramento Kings have reached an agreement in principle to make Denver VP Pete D'Alessandro its general manager, league sources tell Y!
— Adrian Wojnarowski...
The Sacramento Kings hired Denver executive Pete D'Alessandro as their new general manager on Saturday.
D'Alessandro will replace the departing Geoff Petrie, a team official confirmed on condition of anonymity because there has not been a formal announcement yet. The move was first reported by Yahoo! Sports.
New owner Vivek Ranadive has already hired Mike Malone as the...