Utah Jazz VP of Operations Dennis Lindsey steps down

SALT LAKE CITY — The top of the Utah Jazz entrance workplace is stepping down from his place.

The group introduced Sunday evening that Dennis Lindsey, the manager vice chairman of basketball operations, is transitioning to an advisory function.

“In recent times, I’ve had conversations with the Miller household after which Ryan Smith when he got here on board about transferring into an advisory function,” Lindsey mentioned. “That is an applicable time to make the transition with the group on such stable footing. I’m happy with the progress we’ve got made in elevating our stage of competitiveness within the Western Convention… I tremendously worth the numerous people that I’ve labored with and the gamers who’ve been part of the Jazz throughout my tenure. I look ahead to making contributions to the Jazz otherwise, whereas having fun with extra time with my spouse Becky and our 4 kids.”

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Justin Zanik will proceed as basic supervisor — the place he is held since 2019.

“I tremendously respect that Dennis believed in me and gave me the chance to be the top coach of the Utah Jazz,” Coach Quin Snyder mentioned. “He was extraordinarily dedicated to my success, our gamers’ success and he constructed a roster that frequently put us in place to develop and to contend. I’m and can stay grateful for the time spent working with him.”

Lindsey has labored within the NBA for 25 years, together with 9 seasons with the Jazz.

He spent 5 seasons with the San Antonio Spurs and 11 seasons with the Houston Rockets earlier than becoming a member of Utah in 2012.

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