The Blazers and Neil Olshey have agreed to a five-year extension for him to remain the President of Basketball Operations in Portland according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. He'll now be under contract through 2021 which…
May 24, 2019, 3:44 pmNeil OlsheyPresident, Portland Trail Blazers
The Blazers have extended the contract of President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey through 2024.
Olshey was being courted by the Wizards but will stay in Portland along with coach Terry Stotts. They’ll look to run it back next season, hopefully with a full roster intact.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter
May 24, 2019, 11:45 amNeil OlsheyTeam, Portland Trail Blazers
According to Ben Standig of NBC Sports Washington, the Wizards have shown interest in Blazers’ President Neil Olshey becoming the new President of Basketball Operations for the Wizards.
Ted Leonsis has yet to request permission to interview Olshey, who has spent the last seven years with the Blazers and is under contract through the 2020-21 season. Masai Ujiri’s name has also been thrown around as a possible candidate and the Wizards would obviously be willing to wait until the end of playoffs before rushing to a decision.