Divac out as Kings’ GM; dumars takes role
Sacramento Kings general manager Vlade Divac stepped down a day after the team finished 3-5 in the NBA seeding round and missed the postseason for the 14th consecutive year. Joe Dumars was named interim executive vice president of basketball operations and will immediately assume interim GM duties as well, according to the team.
◆ Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. had to be carted off the court after suffering a neck strain after falling violently to the floor in a collision with Pacers center Goga Bitadze in the third quarter of a 109-92 loss.
◆ The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony was moved to May 13-15, 2021.
◆ Magic center Mo Bamba left the bubble for testing related to his previous bout with coronavirus and will miss the playoffs.