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Report: Clippers looking at Kiki Vandeweghe as GM

Jun 6, 2012, 2:47 PM EDT

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If you have wondered what Kiki Vandeweghe has been up to since leaving the Denver Nuggets the answer is he’s been a pre/post game analyst for Clippers games on Fox Sports West in Los Angeles.

So it shouldn’t be a shock to see his name come up in regards to the Clippers suddenly vacant GM position. From Ken Berger at

The Clippers, who parted ways with GM Neil Olshey Monday as Olshey took the GM job in Portland, are said to be considering former Nuggets and Nets executive Kiki Vandeweghe to replace Olshey. Clippers president Andy Roeser said in a statement released by the team Monday that the search for Olshey’s replacement already is under way.

Vandeweghe would be a safe choice. Maybe he is someone owner Donald Sterling feels comfortable with, but really nobody knows what he is thinking.

Whoever gets that job has to deal with a lot of big questions that all start and end with “how can I keep Chris Paul happy and get him to re-sign with team?” There is the question of Vinny Del Negro’s competence for a potential contender, there is a need on the wings, there is getting Blake Griffin his max extension. But every last bit of it has to be done with keeping Paul happy in mind.

  1. jimsjam33 - Jun 6, 2012 at 9:22 PM

    Kiki would be perfect . Clipper fans like him and I think the players respect him . He is from UCLA and he wants to stay in Los Angeles . He knows the NBA and how the clippers can move forward . It’s a win win situation for everybody .

  2. abchome - Jun 7, 2012 at 12:44 PM


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