Monumental Basketball announced the hire Friday, saying Katherine Evans would oversee its research department, supporting the Wizards, the WNBA’s Washington Mystics, the G League’s Capital City Go-Go and Wizards District Gaming. Her new title is vice president of research and information systems. “Dr. Evans is an exceptional talent with a true passion for the game of basketball and is widely respected within the league and academic circles,” said Sashi Brown, Monumental Basketball’s chief planning and operations officer. “She brings innovative approaches and perspectives and will be a great leader of our research department, which is charged with identifying competitive advantages for all of our athletes and our athlete care and performance team.”
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Monumental Basketball announced today that Dr. Katherine Evans has been named Vice President of Research & Information Systems. In this newly-created role, Dr. Evans will oversee Monumental Basketball’s research department, supporting the Wizards, Mystics, Go-Go and Wizards District Gaming. She is the first woman to head the research or analytics department of an NBA franchise.