Clippers Hire SI Writer Lee Jenkins for Front-Office Job

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The Los Angeles Clippers are hiring Sports Illustrated senior writer Lee Jenkins to a newly created front-office position of executive director of research and identity.

The Clippers are banking on the belief that Jenkins, one of the industry’s preeminent sports journalists, can translate his talent, ethics and instincts as a storyteller and his unique study of people into the franchise’s ambitious basketball pursuits. Jenkins, 41, will be working alongside Clippers president of basketball of operations Lawrence Frank and general manager Michael Winger in the franchise’s reshaped front office.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN