Originally posted on RealGM  |  Last updated 8/29/13
The Sacramento Kings announced Shareef Abdur-Rahim as general manager of the Reno Bighorns, the organization's NBA D-League affiliate. Abdur-Rahim, who also holds the role of director of player personnel for the Kings, will oversee basketball operations for the Bighorns. Abdur-Rahim is entering his fourth season in the Kings front office, where he served the previous three as assistant GM after spending the 2009-10 season on the Kings bench as an assistant coach specializing in player development. Prior to retiring from professional basketball in 2008, Abdul-Rahim amassed career averages of 18.1 points (.472 FG%, .297 3FG%, .810 FT%), 7.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game in 830 contests over 12 seasons for four teams (Vancouver 1996-97 to 2000-01, Atlanta 2001-02 to 2003-04, Portland 2003-04 to 2004-05 and Sacramento 2005-06 to 2007-08).
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