SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) The Sacramento Kings have promoted Peja Stojakovic to assistant general manager.
General manager Vlade Divac announced the move Wednesday to put Stojakovic in a role where he will assist in management of player development, talent evaluation and oversight of the team’s minor-league affiliate.
Stojakovic spent the past three seasons as an executive with the Kings. He most recently served as vice president of basketball and team development.
Stojakovic was an All-Star three times in seven-plus seasons as a player in Sacramento. He also played for Indiana, New Orleans, Toronto and Dallas in his 13-year career. He was a reserve on the Mavericks’ championship team in 2011.