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Suns GM Job: Compiled List Of Reported Or Rumored GM Candidates

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Here we will compile a list of reported or rumored candidates for the position vacated by Steve Kerr:

  • San Antonio Spurs assistant GM Dennis Lindsey
  • Los Angeles Lakers assistant GM Ronnie Lester
  • Minnesota Timberwolves assistant GM Tony Ronzone
  • Denver Nuggets Vice President of Player Personnel Rex Chapman
  • Milwaukee Bucks director of player personnel Dave Babcock
  • ex-Miami GM Randy Pfund
  • ex-Philadelphia GM Billy King
  • new Los Angeles Clippers GM Neil Olshey
  • Indiana GM and Arizona graduate David Morway
  • Former Portland Trailblazers Vice President of Basketball Operations Tom Penn
  • Denver Nuggets Vice President of Basketball Operations Mark Warkentien
  • Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge
  • Former New Jersey Nets assistant GM and interim head coach Kiki Vandeweghe

Also this: Sarver is looking for four GM characteristics.

"One is analyzing basketball talent," Sarver said. "One is being able to communicate well with players, coaches, other employees, our fans and corporate sponsors. A thorough understanding of the cap and CBA (collective-bargaining agreement) and how it works. And experience in negotiating player contracts."