Associated Press: Blazers Executive Neil Olshey Dismissed After Probe

December 03, 2021

The Portland Trial Blazers have fired their president of basketball operations and general manager, Neil Olshey, following an internal probe investigating workplace misconduct claims against the executive. The team said that Olshey was dismissed for violating the team’s code of conduct and the decision is effective immediately. “Out of respect for those who candidly participated in that privileged investigation, we will not release or discuss it,” the team stated. “We are confident that these changes will help build a more positive and respectful working environment.” The Blazers hired O’Melveny to conduct the investigation. This story also appeared in NBA.com and CNBC.

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