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December 7, 2021 | 1:39 pm EST Update
As former President of Basketball Operations and GM Neil Olshey exits the Blazers, the process to hire his successor will soon be underway. Portland is deciding whether it’ll hire a firm to research and recommend candidates, sources said. Bert Kolde, the long-time ownership executive and right-hand man to the late Paul Allen, will direct the search again. He’s hired several GMs in his tenure.
The $100,000 grant officially closes the 2021-22 class of the Devin Booker Starting Five – a $2.5 million commitment made by Booker in 2019 to grant $100,000 each to five nonprofits each season over five years. In addition to Lights Camera Discover, this year’s class included Girl Scouts Arizona-Cactus Pine Council, Big Brother Big Sisters of Arizona, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Scottsdale and Valley of the Sun YMCA.
December 7, 2021 | 1:04 pm EST Update

Several Pacers starters on the move?

Multiple sources said that the Pacers are receptive in trade dialogue with rival teams centered on potentially moving guard Caris LeVert and either two-time All-Star Domantas Sabonis or center Myles Turner. All three players have frequently garnered significant interest from rival teams. Pacers officials have received frequent calls on both of their big men over the past several seasons, but new head coach Rick Carlisle wanted an opportunity to spend time with Sabonis and Turner and grow with the roster.
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