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SBD/July 23, 2013/Franchises
Sources: Mavericks Expand Front Office, Hire Rockets Exec Gersson Rosas As GM
Published July 23, 2013
OVERHAUL IN HOUSTON: In Houston, Jonathan Feigen noted Rosas’ departure will be the "third major change in the Rockets’ front office since last season." Former Exec VP/Basketball Operations Sam Hinkie left to become 76ers GM, while player personnel exec Arturas Karnisovas was named Nuggets Assistant GM. Rosas also had been the GM of the Rockets' NBA D-League affiliate Rio Grande Valley Vipers (CHRON.com, 7/22). CBSPORTS.com's Ken Berger noted the Mavericks "become the ninth NBA team with a new GM or president this offseason" (CBSSPORTS.com, 7/22).