Only time will tell if Vlade Divac’s reported ascension to the top of the Sacramento Kings' personnel food chain will be the best thing for this franchise. You know, just like how time has proven every other Sacramento Kings move over the last near-decade to be an absolute flop.
Sources told ESPN.com that Divac, who was recently hired by the Kings under the seemingly broad title of vice president of basketball and franchise operations, is indeed regarded as the team's top basketball official by owner Vivek Ranadive after months of turbulence in Sacramento.
This would mean Divac, hired around the midseason mark and given a nebulous “vice president of basketball and franchise operations” title, has vaulted ahead of current general manager Pete D’Alessandro. It means he’s moved ahead of assistant GM Mike Bratz, ahead of top scout Dean Oliver, and all other manner of ex-Kings and somewhat famous people that Vivek Ranadive has hired for aRead More »from Vlade Divac is now reportedly running the Sacramento Kings, because why not?