The Wizards have promoted general manager Tommy Sheppard to president and GM of the Wizards, and chief planning and operations officer Sashi Brown to president of Monumental Basketball and special advisor to the office of the CEO.
Each also received a multiyear contract extension.
Washington (10-3) is off to an electrifying start and owns the best record in the Eastern Conference after hiring first-time head coach Wes Unseld Jr. and acquiring Kyle Kuzma, Montrezl Harrell, Spencer Dinwiddie and others in trades.
Sheppard was hired as GM in July 2019, then brought brown on board shortly thereafter.
“Tommy has effectively improved our team each year of his tenure by following the plan he laid out to us as his vision when we hired him as general manager and Sashi has been instrumental in making us a leader in analytics, research and player engagement while efficiently streamlining operations across all of our basketball teams and venues,” Wizards owner Ted Leonsis said in a statement.
“Their combined efforts have put us in a position to compete now with an exciting and hard-working team while also having the flexibility to execute our long-term strategy of building a championship program that is a leader in the community.”
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