The T'Wolves named Pistons Assistant GM SACHIN GUPTA Exec VP/Basketball Operations (AP, 7/30)....The Wizards named Clippers Dir of Player Personnel JOHNNY ROGERS VP/Pro Personnel as they "continue to reshape their front office." Rogers also previously worked as a scout for the Thunder (NBCSPORTSWASHINGTON.com, 7/30).
GAMING INTERESTS: MSG promoted VP/Corporate Development DAN FLEETER to Head of its esports division (MSG)....OverActive Media named Bell Media VP/Brand Partnerships & Client Strategy ALYSON WALKER Senior VP/Business. Walker was a '14 SBJ "Game Changer" honoree. OAM also named Toronto-based Stackt Head of Marketing & Partnerships TYLER KEENAN VP/Global Partnerships. Keenan previously spent a decade with Nike as its Canadian Brand Dir for Golf (ESPORTSOBSERVER.com, 7/30).
ON CAMPUS: Chicago State AD CHRIS ZORICH is "leaving his position" with the school. He tweeted yesterday that he and the university "have decided to part ways." Chicago State's website lists JIMELL BRYD-RENO as interim AD (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 7/31)....Grand Canyon Univ. VP/Athletics MIKE VAUGHT has resigned from his position, effective Aug. 12, for an opportunity in the private sector. Deputy AD & Senior Woman Administrator JAMIE BOGGS will fill the position on an interim basis (GCU)....Rutgers promoted BEN ASHER to Dir of Basketball Operations & Recruiting and named St. Michael's College Assistant MIKE LARKIN to "replace Asher" as Rutgers men's basketball coach STEVE PIKIELL's Special Assistant (Newark STAR-LEDGER, 7/30).
EXECS: The Hawks promoted G League College Park Skyhawks Manager of Basketball Operations TORI MILLER to Assistant GM (Hawks)....Former NHLer CHRIS KUNITZ will join the Blackhawks' front office as a Player Development Advisor (CP, 7/30).
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