HoopsHype Jim Paxson rumors

July 31, 2013 Updates

What's one G-rated or PG-rated story about an athlete that you've heard but haven't had an opportunity to share? Shawn Kemp was late for a flight back in his Cleveland days, as he often was. He was beginning to run out of excuses. The one he gave the Cavs this time was, "My dog fell asleep in front of my car and I had to wait until he woke up." No shit. Poor Randy Wittman was the coach and he just took it. That's when we knew Randy was in big trouble. He was a rookie coach and Kemp worked him over. It actually said a lot about a bunch of things that were going on with the team at the time. Kemp was losing control of his life and Randy was overwhelmed. The best thing Jim Paxson did was find a way to hoist Kemp on Portland, which set it up for the Cavs to eventually get LeBron. Cleveland Scene

February 14, 2013 Updates
June 26, 2012 Updates

Former Denver general manager Kiki Vandeweghe is the only candidate to have formally interviewed for the job, according to sources. The club has also had preliminary conversations with Jim Paxson, Larry Harris, Jeff Weltman and Tony DiLeo, according to sources, but the Clippers seem to have turned their focus to Thursday's draft, where they hold the 53rd pick, and free agency. ESPN.com

June 18, 2012 Updates

Marc Stein: Kiki Vandeweghe widely seen as fave for Clips' GM job. Jim Paxson (via Pete Vecsey) in hunt, too. Also hearing Cavs' David Griffin in mix Twitter

June 17, 2012 Updates
October 8, 2011 Updates

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