Warriors hire ex-Suns exec Rick Welts
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Rick Welts has found the ideal fit: a new gig in the Bay Area with the Golden State Warriors.
Welts was hired as Golden State's president and chief operating officer Monday and will report to owners Joe Lacob and Peter Guber while handling the franchise's business operations.
The team planned to introduce Welts on Tuesday at the team's practice facility. He replaces Robert Rowell, who resigned in June as the club's top executive for business operations.
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