Adam Johnson: Kent Lacob to be named General Manager of the Santa Cruz Warriors, league sources tell D-League Digest.
Tim Kawakami: NBA source: Warriors GM Bob Myers' new title includes a contract extension beyond 2017-2018, though exact length is unknown...
Tim Kawakami: Another NBA source indicates that Myers is believed to have received a substantial raise in the extension and title elevation.
The Golden State Warriors today announced a number of promotions in the team’s Basketball Operations department, highlighted by the promotions of Bob Myers to the role of president of basketball operations/general manager, Travis Schlenk to vice president of basketball operations/assistant general manager, Kirk Lacob to vice president of GSW Sports Ventures/assistant general manager, and Larry Harris to assistant general manager/director of player personnel. Additional promotions include Nick U’Ren as director of coaching operations/special assistant to the head coach, Jonnie West as director of player programs, Nanea McGuigan as director of basketball administration/player programs, Chelsea Lane as head of physical performance and sports medicine, Drew Yoder as head athletic trainer, Roger Sancho as assistant trainer, James Laughlin as video coordinator, and Sammy Gelfand as manager of basketball analytics.
Marc J. Spears: The @DLeagueWarriors are promoting Ryan Atkinson, an ex-Warriors locker room & ex-A's clubhouse attendant, to assistant GM, a source said.
July 30, 2021 | 1:48 am EDT Update
Justin Grasso: Daryl Morey says that Joel Embiid has been in the gym working on his game. The #Sixers are not concerned about his knee at all
Noah Levick: Daryl Morey on Joel Embiid: “Joel’s been in the gym. … He has a plan with our medical staff. We are not concerned about him medically at all.” Morey declined to answer the question of whether Embiid would have surgery on his meniscus.
Shams Charania: Sources: Undrafted Virgina forward Sam Hauser has agreed to a two-way contract with the Boston Celtics.