Grizzlies shake up front office

Updated: May 19, 2014, 5:08 PM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

Memphis Grizzlies owner Robert Pera has abruptly ousted team CEO Jason Levien and assistant general manager Stu Lash.

The team announced the stunning moves Monday afternoon, saying "the decision was made for Jason Levien and Stu Lash to depart the organization" after discussions with management.

ESPN.com first reported the departures earlier Monday, with sources close to the situation saying a breakdown in the relationship between Pera and Levien -- who helped broker Pera's ...

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