Wayne Embry Rumors

And, as befitting the insane nature of his profession, he was the longest-tenured coach in the Eastern Conference at the time. There’s pressure on the coach, of course and they’re ultimately judged by their won-loss record. But the GM wants to keep his job secure, too. “It’s always difficult,” Embry said. “The person is aspiring, and they obviously think they can do the job. At the end of the day you have to be satisfied with what you’ve heard and what you know. You want to know as much as you can about the person, part with the money they’re asking for these days.”
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“I’ve observed Danny Ferry and his family for many years and I can say Danny Ferry is not a racist,” said Wayne Embry, who was the NBA’s first African-American general manager with the Milwaukee Bucks in 1971. “I don’t know all the circumstances, but in the capacity of a president or general manager, you have to do your due diligence on players. It is a responsible way to act.”