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“We say this a lot for young girls – how important it is to see it because once you see it, then you start thinking about it,” Krauskopf said. “I guess, for me, I hadn’t thought about it because I had never seen a female in a front office on the basketball side really weighing in on player decisions and managing your team. In some ways, it wasn’t a thought, because I just didn’t think it was a possibility. “I was so busy running my own team and doing my own thing that I hadn’t focused on it. It wasn’t necessarily something that I was 100 percent focused on like I wanted that to be my next step. When it was it was presented to me it was sort of like this lightning bolt hit me like, ‘Wow. This could be an option. Why not?’”
Storyline: Pacers Front Office
The Indiana Pacers announced Monday the hiring of Kelly Krauskopf as Assistant General Manager. Krauskopf, who has spent the last 19 seasons as the Indiana Fever’s top executive and oversaw the Pacers NBA 2K League team in the last year, will relinquish those duties when she starts her new position, Jan. 1. The Fever and Pacers Gaming will report directly to Pacers Sports & Entertainment President/Chief Operating Officer Rick Fuson while the organization evaluates and identifies new leadership. “As the architect of one of the WNBA’s most successful franchises, Kelly is a true pioneer in our sport,” said PS&E owner Herb Simon. “I’ve worked with Kelly over the past two decades, so I know her tremendous basketball mind, strong work ethic and proven leadership skills will continue to be of great benefit to our organization.”