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For all his deft maneuvering as an executive, Denver’s Masai Ujiri is one of the lowest-paid general managers in the NBA. This year’s winner of the executive of the year award reportedly makes less than $1 million, a laughably low salary in an industry in which his “employees” can make 20 times that figure. With Toronto’s new CEO, Tim Leiweke, acting aggressively to change the culture of the franchise, the Raptors have hotly pursued Ujiri as part of their makeover. In a meeting that could happen within the next 24 hours, the Raptors are expected to make Ujiri a multi-year offer than would triple his salary, reports Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. Ujiri began his NBA career as an unpaid scout for coach Doc Rivers in Orlando. If hired by the Raptors, this would be the second time the team has hired him away from the Nuggets. Bryan Colangelo, then Toronto’s G.M. and current team president, hired Ujiri as director of international scouting after four seasons as an international scout...

Koufos Declines To Play For Greek National Team This Offseason

Kosta Koufos will train with the Denver Nuggets' coaches and trainers this offseason rather than playing for the Greek national team. Koufos averaged 8.0 points per game and 6.9 rebounds this season. Greece is playing in the FIBA EuroBasket 2013 tournament in Slovenia.

Kroenke Believes Ujiri Had Reached New Deal With Nuggets

Masai Ujiri has reportedly inched closer to becoming the Toronto Raptors' new general manager, but Denver Nuggets president Josh Kroenke believes he and Ujiri had reached a new contract prior to the interview process with the Raptors. "In my mind," Kroenke said, "we had an agreement but it doesn't matter because I would never hold someone back from an opportunity...

JaVale McGee is not a huge fan of hockey according to Twitter

It wouldn’t be a week here on That NBA Lottery Pick without a post starring Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee and in this post, JaVale decided to let the world know that he wasn’t a huge fan of playoff hockey. Check out his response to teammate Wilson Chandler attending Blackhawks/Red Wings game four: “@wilsonchandler: Had a great time at the Blackhawks/Red Wings game”BOOORING...

Report: Raptors going after Ujiri

The Denver Nuggets are letting general manager Masai Ujiri, the NBA's Executive of the Year, meet with the Toronto Raptors about their GM vacancy, Yahoo Sports is reporting. Yahoo reported that Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment CEO Tim Leiweke is prepared to offer Ujiri $3 million annually to return to Toronto, where he was assistant GM for three years before joining the Nuggets...
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