Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Weltman next Suns GM?; Sarver out?
By Nick Borges
The Phoenix Suns have begun the search for a new general manager and Milwaukee Bucks assistant general manager Jeff Weltman is the front-runner for the position, according to Ric Bucher.
Bucher reports president of basketball of operations Lon Babby wanted to hire Weltman in 2010, but majority owner Robert Sarver preferred Lance Blanks.
Other names mentioned as candidates for the Suns' general position include former Indiana GM David Morway, former LA Lakers assistant GM Ronnie Lester, Atlanta assistant GM Wes Wilcox, Boston assistant GM Ryan McDonough and Oklahoma City assistant GM Troy Weaver.
Bucher also adds there is some speculation that Sarver might be ready to sell the Suns after watching how much the Maloofs are going to get for the Sacramento Kings.