Lindsey transitions to new role with Utah Jazz
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz announced Sunday night that Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Dennis Lindsey has resigned from his position and will transition into an advisory role under current Jazz owner Ryan Smith.
Justin Zanik, who was named general manager in 2019, will continue on in his role overseeing the day-to-day operations of the organization.
“In recent years, I have had conversations with the Miller family and then Ryan Smith when he came on board about moving into an advisory role,” Lindsey said. “This is an appropriate time to make the transition with the organization on such solid footing. I am proud of the progress we have made in raising our level of competitiveness in the Western Conference. We have built sustaining infrastructure around the team from enhanced performance analytics and upgraded training facilities to the local presence of the Salt Lake City Summer League and Salt Lake City Stars. I greatly value the many individuals that I have worked with and the players who have been a part of the Jazz during my tenure. I look forward to making contributions to the Jazz in a different way, while enjoying more time with my wife Becky and our four children.”
Lindsey was hired by the Utah Jazz in 2012 after spending five seasons with the San Antonio Spurs and 11 seasons with the Houston Rockets.
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