John Nash is an American broadcaster and executive. He was an NBA general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Nets, Portland Trail Blazers, and Washington Bullets. He also has worked as a broadcaster for Comcast, and in several other NBA front office jobs.
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Sport Change Life had a very special guest visit its headquarters in Belfast this past week. John Nash, the former general manager of the NBA franchises Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Bullets (Wizards), New Jersey Nets, and Portland Trail Blazers, came to Belfast to get an idea of all the great work done by SCL in Northern Ireland and Ireland.
February 19, 1992: Traded Tom Hammonds to the Charlotte Hornets for Rex Chapman. March 13, 1992: Signed Derek Strong to a 10-day contract. June 24, 1992: Selected Tom Gugliotta (1st round, 6th pick) and Brent Price (2nd round, 32nd pick) in the 1992 NBA Draft. September 22, 1992: Signed Buck Johnson as a free agent.
Nash, of course, is very well known in the Delaware Valley as the general manager of the Sixers back in the day. He was also an NBA GM in Washington, New Jersey and Portland. Back in 1973, the Saint Joseph’s graduate was working as the ticket manager for the Flyers. He was there for both of the Stanley Cups.
With the Portland Trail Blazers in a sticky situation over ownership, and the draft day quickly approaching this NBA franchise made a rather bold statement in dumping their General Manager John Nash. As the Portland Franchise will not renew his contract Kevin Pritchard, director of player personnel will act as Interim General Manager.
In the summer of 1995, John Nash was the general manager of the Washington Bullets, trying to determine who that franchise was going to take with the fourth pick in the draft.
NBA Draft: A former GM’s inside story of passing on Kobe Bryant. John Nash relives the time he wanted to draft Philly phenom Kobe Bryant, but was overruled by John Calipari, who took Villanova ...
Nash, who is responsible for day-to-day basketball operations, is also in charge of all player personnel decisions. “We are very pleased to announce that John Nash will continue to be the general manager of the Trail Blazers organization,” said team president Steve Patterson. “In his role, John is the chief architect of our club. We recognize
John Nash and Steve Patterson technically served one after the other but their regime was intertwined--Nash as GM and Patterson as President--to the point that we're going to regard them as a ...
Throw in a lack of cohesiveness from a New Jersey franchise that featured a new brain trust in Calipari and GM John Nash operating under an ownership structure trying fruitlessly to step away from ...