It looks like longtime Oklahoma City Thunder executive Tory Weaver will finally get to be a general manager.
According to New York TImes’ Marc Stein, Weaver is the Detroit Pistons’ first choice.
Longtime Thunder executive Troy Weaver has emerged as the top choice in Detroit's search for a new GM, @NYTSports has learned, with the Pistons actively working to complete a deal to hire Weaver— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) June 15, 2020
The Pistons are also interested in Clippers’ assistant GM Mark Hughes and Nets assistant GM Jeff Peterson, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported.
ESPN Sources: Three serious candidates have emerged for the Detroit Pistons GM job: Clippers assistant GM Mark Hughes, Nets assistant GM Jeff Peterson and Thunder VP of Basketball Operations Troy Weaver. Those conversations are continuing this week.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 15, 2020
Weaver has been with the Thunder organization for over a decade and is currently the vice president of basketball operations.
Before joining the Thunder, Weaver was the head scout and director of player personnel for the Utah Jazz.
According to our sister site Detroit Bad Boys, if Weaver is named the Pistons’ GM, he would be the seventh black GM in the league.