Sport AP source: Knicks promote Steve Mills, hire Scott Perry

04:40  14 july  2017
04:40  14 july  2017 Source:   Associated Press

Report: Knicks discussing deal to make Kings VP Scott Perry new GM

  Report: Knicks discussing deal to make Kings VP Scott Perry new GM The New York Knicks met with Sacramento Kings executive vice president of basketball operations Scott Perry on Thursday and are discussing a deal to make him the new general manager in New York, Adrian Wojnarowski and Ian Begley of ESPN report. According to Wojnarowski and Begley, the Kings granted New York permission to interview Perry so he could "pursue a promotion to a dream job." The Kings hired Perry in April as the executive vice president after he held a similar with the Orlando Magic for five seasons.

NEW YORK ( AP ) - A person with knowledge of the details says the New York Knicks have promoted Steve Mills to president and hired Scott Perry as general manager.

NEW YORK ( AP ) — A person with knowledge of the details says the New York Knicks have promoted Steve Mills to president and hired Scott Perry as general manager.

SECAUCUS, NJ - MAY 18: Scott Perry, VP of Basketball Operations of the Detroit Pistons looks on during the 2010 NBA Draft Lottery at the Studios at NBA Entertainment on May 18, 2010 in Secaucus, New Jersey. (Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images) © Provided by Associated Press SECAUCUS, NJ - MAY 18: Scott Perry, VP of Basketball Operations of the Detroit Pistons looks on during the 2010 NBA Draft Lottery at the Studios at NBA Entertainment on May 18, 2010 in Secaucus, New Jersey. (Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images) NEW YORK (AP) A person with knowledge of the details says the New York Knicks have promoted Steve Mills to president and hired Scott Perry as general manager.

Mills takes over the position left vacant by Phil Jackson's departure last month, the person told The Associated Press on Thursday. The person was granted anonymity because no announcement had been made.

Perry was the executive vice president of operations for the Sacramento Kings and previously held front-office roles for other organizations.

Mills returns to the role he held briefly before Jackson was hired in March 2014 and Mills was made his general manager.

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