Joe Dumars leaving Kings to join NBA league office

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Shams Charania: Sacramento Kings chief strategy officer Joe Dumars is departing from the organization and the Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer is joining the NBA as its Executive Vice President Head of Basketball Operations, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium.
Source: Twitter @ShamsCharania

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

James Ham @James_HamNBA
Joe Dumars leaves Kings for new post with NBA: pic.twitter.com/9VzYCM0Vrc1:07 PM

Adam Zagoria @AdamZagoria
The NBA announced today that Joe Dumars has been appointed Executive Vice President, Head of Basketball Operations. – 1:07 PM

Brian Mahoney @briancmahoney
Joe Dumars hired as NBA executive vice president, head of basketball operations. Doesn’t start until next week, so can’t come in and do anything about downgrading Draymond Green’s flagrant foul. – 1:07 PM

Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds
Joe Dumars, a Hall of Fame player, distinguished team executive and NBA champion with more than 30 years of experience in the league, has been appointed NBA Executive Vice President, Head of Basketball Operations. – 1:06 PM

Howard Beck @HowardBeck
Joe Dumars has been named EVP and head of basketball ops for the NBA. pic.twitter.com/tzbYyp5V4x1:06 PM

Kevin Chouinard @KLChouinard
NBA just announced that they have appointed Joe Dumars as Executive Vice President, Head of Basketball Operations. – 1:05 PM

JD Shaw @JShawNBA
The NBA has appointed Hall of Famer Joe Dumars as Executive Vice President, Head of Basketball Operations, per release. – 1:05 PM

Shams Charania @ShamsCharania
Sacramento Kings chief strategy officer Joe Dumars is departing from the organization and the Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer is joining the NBA as its Executive Vice President Head of Basketball Operations, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. – 12:57 PM

More on this storyline

Today, the Sacramento Kings announced plans to unveil a refurbished court, in partnership with Kaiser Permanente, at Sacramento Central YMCA. This project is part of the NBA’s initiative to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the league by creating more than 50 new live, learn or play centers. The Sacramento Kings and Kaiser Permanente will celebrate with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the YMCA on Saturday, April 30. “As we reflect on 75 years of the NBA, we celebrate the game’s positive impact on communities and its ability to bring people together,” said Sacramento Kings President of Business Operations John Rinehart. “We are thrilled to continue to partner with Kaiser Permanente to prioritize wellness and enhance Sacramento Central YMCA’s resources for our community.” -via NBA.com / April 26, 2022

Sean Cunningham: Monte McNair is restructuring the Sacramento Kings basketball ops department. Asst. GM Ken Catanella will not be back, sources tell me. His contract was coming to an end & will not be renewed after 6 seasons with the team. He is a valuable resource with a ton of experience -via Twitter @SeanCunningham / April 12, 2022

Sean Cunningham: In addition to Ken Catanella’s departure, Monte McNair’s restructuring of the Sacramento Kings basketball operations dept also includes Head Athletic Trainer Joe Resendez after 4 seasons, and Media Relations Director Alex Sigua, both let go today, per sources. -via Twitter @SeanCunningham / April 12, 2022