The Athletic: Inside the Trail Blazers firing of GM Neil Olshey and what comes next with franchise cornerstone Damian Lillard

December 06, 2021

Neil Olshey and the The Portland Trail Blazers have parted ways. The team let their president of basketball operations and general manager go following the conclusion of a recent internal investigation looking into workplace misconduct claims him. The team hired O’Melveny to probe these claims after complaints said that Olshey used inappropriate language and “often confronted staffers and cursed toward them.” Assistant general manager Joe Cronin will serve as the teams interim general manager.

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