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Suns Make Changes To Front Office

The Phoenix Suns have named Pat Connelly Assistant General Manager and Trevor Bukstein has been promoted to Assistant General Manager. Ronnie Lester has been named a scout and Emilio Kovacic has been named International Scouting Consultant. John Treloar will remain the team’s Director of Player Personnel; John Shumate and Bubba Burrage remain scouts. The Suns hired Ryan McDonough...
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

John Shumate Rejoins Suns Staff

Posted: Feb. 6, 2004 Former Suns player and Mercury Head Coach John Shumate is rejoining the Suns staff as a college scout, it was announced today by Suns President and General Manager Bryan Colangelo. “I’m very proud of what I accomplished with the Mercury last season and I’m leaving the team in a very strong position for the future,” said Shumate, who guided the WNBA’s...
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Shumate Named to Notre Dame’s <br>All-Century Squad

By Josh Greene, Posted: March 14, 2005 Even on a night when he was being honored, Suns’ college scout John Shumate found a way to turn in a solid work day. The former forward was named to Notre Dame’s All-Century Team at a halftime ceremony during the Fighting Irish’s March 5 game against Pittsburgh. “It was a wonderful experience,” Shumate said. “I actually...
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Suns Name Shumate Assistant Coach, Announce Basketball Operations Promotions

Posted: Aug. 24, 2009 PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns today named John Shumate an assistant coach. Shumate, a one-time Suns draft pick and 30-year veteran of basketball on the professional and collegiate levels, joins Bill Cartwright, Dan Majerle and Igor Kokoskov on head coach Alvin Gentry’s staff. Having just completed his 12th season as a member...
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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