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The Sacramento Kings are reportedly hired their new president of basketball operations, one month after the departure of Vlade Divac.

According to Shams Charania and Sam Amick, the Houston Rockets’ assistant manager Monte McNair will be the new head executive in the Sacramento Kings’ front office.

McNair has worked for the Rockets under general manager Daryl Morey for over a decade, having originally been hired to the basketball operations department in 2007.

He became the Rockets’ vice president of basketball operations in 2015 before being promoted to assistant GM in 2018. McNair will have work to do in order to right the ship in Sacramento.

Starting with Bogdan Bogdanovic free agency in the upcoming offseason. McNair is going to need to right the wrongs of the previous regime in order for the Kings to get in the postseason for the first time, since 2006.



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