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Nuggets’ GM and 2012-13 NBA Executive of the Year, Masai Ujiri, has left left Denver and accepted the Toronto Raptors’ offer to the team’s basketball operations.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports:
Denver Nuggets general manager Masai Ujiri has accepted a five-year, $15 million contract to run the basketball operations of the Toronto Raptors, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
Ujiri, 42, had been considering the Toronto offer for a week and finally informed the teams of his decision on Friday. His contract with the Nuggets – whom he rebuilt into a Western Conference contender in the post-Carmelo Anthony era – expired on June 30.
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Just weeks after winning the NBA’s award for executive of the year, Masai Ujiri is leaving the Denver Nuggets for the genal manager position with the Toronto Raptors, reports The Denver Post. Ujiri, 42, spent the past week weighing offers from the Raptors and Nuggets. He decided Friday
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Masai Ujiri, who is the reigning NBA Executive of the Year, is leaving the Denver Nuggets to take the GM job with the Toronto Raptors.
Denver Nuggets: What Are They Thinking Letting Masai Ujiri Leave?
By Mike Elworth: Owner/Hoopstuff
File this under the what are they thinking category. The Denver Nuggets, for some reason have allowed the Toronto Raptors to steal away their GM, Masai Ujiri. Ujiri is the reigning Executive of the Year and one of the best executives in the NBA. This is one of the worst decisions in...
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Toronto Raptors have hired Denver Nuggets general manager and 2013 NBA Executive of the Year Masai Ujiri, as their new GM after relieving Bryan Colangelo of those duties earlier in the month.
Masai Ujiri has accepted Toronto GM job, sources tell Y!
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) May 31, 2013
Masai Ujiri has agreed...
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TORONTO (AP) – Masai Ujiri is leaving Denver to take over the basketball operations for the Toronto Raptors. A person with knowledge of the move told The Associated Press on Friday that the NBA’s executive of the year has agreed to a deal with the Raptors. The person requested anonymity because the deal has not been officially announced. The 42-year-old Ujiri [...]