Los Angeles Lakers: Mitch Kupchak Will Stay in L.A…For Now

June 9th, 2012 by Natalie Saar Leave a reply »
While there's been no indication that Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak wants to leave the organization, there have been teams who want to woo him. 

You may remember recently when there was talk about the Portland Trail Blazers looking at Mitch Kupchak to fill their GM position, but there was absolutely no indication from him that he was interested. Chris Broussard of ESPN reported:

Kupchak is one of the Blazers' top targets in their quest to land an executive with experience running a franchise's basketball operations, sources told ESPN.com.

But all the speculation can end now. The Portland Trail Blazers have inked a deal with Neil Olshey, previously of the Los Angeles Clippers (via the Los Angeles Times). Olshey and the Clips failed to find an agreement between them, after announcing that they had reached one. Olshey took a three-year, $3.6 million contract, which provides him with more money and security than the Clippers were willing to offer. 

However, there are still other teams who might try to steal away the legendary GM. One of these is the Orlando Magic. CBS Sports is reporting:

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