Week In Review 2/14/16-2/20/16

The Nets hired Sean Marks as their new GM this week. Marks leaves his job as Spurs assistant GM, inking a four-year contract worth more than $9MM with Brooklyn. He takes over the reigns from assistant GM Frank Zanin, who’d been running the front office since the team removed Billy King from the job last month. “I am very excited to be named the general manager of the Brooklyn Nets, and to become a member of the vibrant and dynamic organization that represents Brooklyn,” Marks said, according to the Nets’ press release. “I would like to thank Nets’ ownership for giving me this opportunity, and I look forward to the challenge of creating a unified culture and building a winning team.”

“After an exhaustive vetting process, we are delighted to have Sean as our general manager,” Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov said in Brooklyn’s statement. “His experience on the court, in coaching and management gives him a 360 degree view of the job at hand. His background helping to build one of the greatest teams in the NBA gives him an unparalleled frame of reference. And he impressed us all with his vision, his values, his personality and his enthusiasm for the club. The vote to select him from an incredible list of talent was unanimous. We welcome Sean into our Nets family and look forward to his strong leadership and independent thinking as we build our own success story.”

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You can stay up to date on all the 10-day deals handed out with our 10-day contract tracker.


Miscellaneous News

D-League News

  • Former first-round pick Jordan Hamilton, who finished last season with the Clippers, signed with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
  • Jeff Ayres, whose second 10-day deal with the Clippers expired last week, rejoined the the Idaho Stampede, the Jazz’s D-League affiliate.

You can stay up to date on all the D-League assignments and recalls for the season here.

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