League sources tell Zach Lowe and Marc Stein of ESPN that the Kings have received permission to speak to former Sixers GM Sam Hinkie.
League sources say Kings have interest in bringing Hinkie into their front office. Neither exact role nor Hinkie’s interest level yet known
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) March 27, 2017
Per sources to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Kings have been searching for an executive to place over Vlade Divac.
Kings owner Vivek Ranadive has been quietly searching for an executive to place over Vlade Divac, league sources tell @TheVertical.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) March 27, 2017
As ESPN reports, Sam Hinkie is a target. Ranadive has casually talked with Hinkie, sources say, but Hinkie unsure his interest in job there.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) March 28, 2017
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Magic Johnson Subpoenaed to Testify in Green Lawsuit
Magic Johnson has been subpoenaed as a witness in a civil lawsuit accusing Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green of assault, according to court documents obtained by the Detroit Free Press.
Johnson, the Los Angeles Lakers’ president of basketball operations, and Green both played basketball for Michigan State, and the plaintiff played football at MSU.