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A person familiar with the decision says the Sacramento Kings have hired Denver executive Pete D'Alessandro as their new general manager.
A team official confirmed the hiring Saturday. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because there has not been a formal announcement yet. The move was first reported by Yahoo! Sports.
New owner Vivek Ranadive had already hired Mike Malone as the team's new coach and was looking for a front office man to replace Geoff Petrie, who ran the basketball operations for the Kings since 1994.
D'Alessandro was executive vice president of basketball operations in Denver.
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The Sacramento Kings hired Denver executive Pete D'Alessandro as their new general manager on Saturday.
D'Alessandro will replace the departing Geoff Petrie, a team official confirmed on condition of anonymity because there has not been a formal announcement yet. The move was first reported by Yahoo! Sports.
New owner Vivek Ranadive has already hired Mike Malone as the...
The Sacramento Kings and Pete D'Alessandro have reached a deal for him to become general manager.
D'Alessandro beat out Chris Wallace and others for the job.
D'Alessandro was most recently with the Denver Nuggets' front office after previously working for the Golden State Warriors.
Mike Malone had some input in the process that led to the Kings' hiring of D'...
Chris Mullin has been offered a consultant role in the Sacramento Kings' front office.
Mullin was the top basketball executive for the Golden State Warriors from 2004-09, spending time with then-assistant GM Pete D'Alessandro.
Bringing Mullin into the front office would fuel speculation about the Kings' possible pursuit of Monta Ellis.
Ellis was drafted by Mullin in 2005.
According to a report via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Denver Nuggets have had another one of their highly-touted executives poached, after the Sacramento Kings are said to have hired Pete D’Alessandro.
The Sacramento Kings have reached an agreement in principle to make Denver VP Pete D'Alessandro its general manager, league sources tell Y!
— Adrian Wojnarowski...