The Atlanta Hawks are working on a contract agreement to hire Golden State Warriors executive Travis Schlenk as general manager, league sources told The Vertical. Barring any unforeseen snags, a deal could be completed as soon as Wednesday, league sources told The Vertical. Schlenk has been part of a front office that’s helped shape one of the most talented rosters in NBA history.
The Orlando Magic have officially named former Toronto Raptors general manager Jeff Weltman their president of basketball operations, the team announced Tuesday. Weltman interviewed with the team two weeks ago and was selected over the weekend, agreeing to a five-year contract, sources told ESPN. "Jeff Weltman brings tremendous experience and a team-first approach to our president of basketball operations position,'' Magic CEO Alex Martins said. "Jeff is a strategic thinker and strong leader, has great relationships in the industry and will bring a collaborative approach to our basketball operations leadership.'' Matt Lloyd, who was the team's interim general manager following the firing of Rob
The short-handed Boston Celtics could be without another player for Game 4 of their Eastern Conference final against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Power forward Amir Johnson was listed as questionable for Tuesday's game in Cleveland, Celtics coach Brad Stevens told the Boston Globe on Monday. Stevens said he was scheduled for an MRI.