Sacramento names Vlade Divac Vice President of Basketball Operations


The Sacramento Kings are bringing in one of their legendary players to help out in the front office.

Vlade Divac has been named the Vice President of Basketball and Franchise Operations for Sacramento, the team announced Tuesday. What does that mean, exactly? Expect him to be advising the front office, with particular emphasis on European players, said Bill Herenda of Here is what the press release said.

In this capacity, Divac’s responsibilities will include advising the Kings front office and coaching staff, assisting the organization’s global branding efforts, augmenting fan outreach initiatives and oversight of player development programs. Additionally, he will facilitate talent evaluation and help foster relationships between the team and a growing pipeline of European athletes.

“With an unparalleled philanthropic track record that spans the globe, Vlade Divac is the epitome of our NBA 3.0 philosophy,” said Kings owner Vivek Ranadivé in a statement. “He has…

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