Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 6/5/12
Sean Marks may have retired from playing, but he hasn't retired from basketball.  The former Spur and member of the 2005 championship team has taken a position with the San Antonio Spurs front office and is loving every minute of it.  A website from his native New Zealand recently spoke with him about it: "They've given me projects to work on, and I've been able to get stuck into the basketball operations side and what it takes to run a franchise like this." To cut to the chase, Marks has walked into a dream role for any aspiring NBA executive. He is, it is said, learning off the very best in the business. Given the size of their market – and payroll – the Spurs are considered the poster franchise of efficiency. "I couldn't have asked for anything more," agrees the one-time Rangitoto College standout. "The Spurs have been just fantastic and it's been a really good year just to get my feet wet and learn. "To have the success they've had both on and off the court in a small market, and
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