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Masai Ujiri, Danny Ainge Not Expected To Be Pursued By Mavericks

Giannis Antetokounmpo on Kevin Durant: ‘He’s Still The Best Player In The World’. The Dallas Mavericks made a huge splash earlier this month, resulting in a void in both the General Manager and head coach spots. With the GM role needing to be filled first, the next coach of the...
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Mavericks Rumors: Masai Ujiri, Danny Ainge Not Pursued for Dallas' GM Position

The Dallas Mavericks reportedly are not looking toward two high-profile names as they search for their next general manager after parting ways with Donnie Nelson. According to Marc Stein of the New York Times, Dallas is "not pursuing" Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri or former Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge for the position.
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Mavs 'Not Pursuing' Established Execs Masai Ujiri, Danny Ainge

DALLAS - Our Dallas Mavericks offseason tracker .... keeping you informed on the latest news and rumors surrounding the team throughout the offseason. TUESDAY: GM SEARCH According to New York Times' Marc Stein, the Mavericks are 'not pursuing' established front office executives for the general manager vacancy. That includes Raptors exec Masai Ujiri and former Celtics exec Danny Ainge.
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Report: Masai Ujiri, Danny Ainge ‘not being pursued’ by Dallas Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks are already hard at work trying to find the replacement for former general manager Donnie Nelson. According to a tweet from The New York Times’ Marc Stein, the Mavs are not pursuing Masai Ujiri or Danny Ainge to become their new president of basketball operations. However, Michael Finley has emerged as a candidate.
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Dallas Mavs Exclusive: Mark Cuban Answers on ‘Targeting’ GM Masai Ujiri

With the Dallas Mavericks moving on from long-time GM Donnie Nelson, team owner Mark Cuban now oversees the search for Nelson’s successor. DallasBasketball.com has suggested that Toronto Raptors president and GM Masai Ujiri be first in line among potential candidates - and on Wednesday asked Cuban about that option, and the coming search.
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Raptors' Masai Ujiri Pens Op-Ed On Basketball Africa League's Impact

Toronto Raptors President of Basketball Operations Masai Ujiri has penned an op-ed about the impact of the Basketball Africa League as it prepares to wrap up its inaugural season. In a post for The Athletic, Ujiri praised the league for doing more than just having a positive impact on the...
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Masai Ujiri: Seek or Find

There is a simple pleasure one derives from the execution of a task well done. Whether it be fixing a leaky faucet, winning a FIFA game, or building a picnic table which your family uses on warm Sunday afternoons. I imagine it is a similar feeling that Masai Ujiri, having reached the pinnacle of his profession two years ago, felt at the time. The scale of the job was bigger, the accolades louder and the celebrations longer, but at the heart of it was labour yielding fruit. A mission accomplished, a vocation answered, a populace satisfied.
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Toronto Raptors: B/R’s Raptors-Magic trade seems too risky for Masai Ujiri

Orlando Magic president of basketball operations Jeff Weltman has given the Toronto Raptors some given the Raptors some gifts over the years in the form of Serge Ibaka and Khem Birch, but Masai Ujiri might not be able to pump the former Raptors executive for players this offseason due to their lackluster roster, unless he wants Mo Bamba or Terrence Ross.
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Toronto Raptors’ 3-step plan for potential life without Masai Ujiri

Let’s all take a deep breath, Toronto Raptors fans. If this article heading sparked a brief burst of anxiety, then rest assured that no news has broken to indicate president Masai Ujiri is going anywhere. He said as much in his season-ending press conference on Wednesday, saying that he would soon meet with team ownership and weigh his options.
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Is Masai Ujiri Ready For A New Challenge?

The NBA’s most coveted free agent addressed the media on Wednesday, sporting a beige tee shirt underneath a dark blazer that hung loosely on his 50-year old shoulders. Masai Ujiri won’t play a minute next season but few players, if any, hitting the open market stands as potentially impactful. The Raptors president is on the short list of any top basketball executives, one who through expert drafting, shrewd free agent signings and one franchise altering trade built Toronto into an NBA champion.
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Masai Ujiri Accepts Responsibility for 'Misfit' Signings Last Offseason

There's a reason Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri can joke about his upcoming contract negotiations and say he's not focused on the money. It's easy when you know the money is going to be there. That's now what this contract negotiation with Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment is going to hinge on. Ujiri knows he's going to get the financial terms he wants, it's all the other things that he's going to have to fight for.
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Masai Ujiri, The Toronto Raptors’ Biggest Free Agent This Summer, Doesn’t Wear a Uniform

The Toronto Raptors missed the NBA Playoffs for the first time since 2013–14, the season Masai Ujiri, the team’s president of basketball operations, came to Toronto. Ujiri left the Denver Nuggets in 2013 and quickly put together the best stretch in franchise history. Toronto won at least 50 games five straight seasons, just missing a sixth, and captured the team’s first NBA title in 2019.