Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 7/22/13
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Gersson Rosas' climb to the top of his profession has been a meteoric one, as just a decade ago he was a Houston Rockets intern working in the team's video department. Suddenly he's part of the Mavs'hierarchy as he comes to Dallas with the title 'general manager.' Rosas, 35, is a native of Bogota, Columbia, and has a coaching history at the University of Houston and with the Venezuelan national team. He spent three seasons as the Rockets' video coordinator, in 2008 was the director of scouting, was director of player personnel in 2008-09 and from 2009-12 was vice President of player personnel. Last year, Houston elevated him to "Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations" maybe in part because other teams (including the Spurs) were considering as a GM. Rosas will work under owner Mark Cuban and Donnie Nelson, whohas held the dual title of "President and General Manager" for the last six years. The trust level between owner Mark Cuban and Donnie is sky-high even as Cuban pe...
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