Report: Donnie Walsh Looking for New GM Job

by April 07, 2012

Donnie Walsh, who turned around the Knicks’ image before stepping down as GM, has gotten the OK to talk to other teams. Reports say the Blazers and Pacers—who both need to name a top-seat executive—may be in mix. From “Donnie Walsh, who rebuilt the Knicks’ roster and battered image before stepping aside as team president last June, has received permission from the organization to speak with other teams about an executive position, his agent told Friday. Walsh, 71, has a contract with the Knicks in his role as consultant that expires June 30. The widely respected executive wants to work again and is expected to begin exploring opportunities immediately. ‘Donnie’s very interested in continuing to work on a full-time basis,’ Walsh’s agent, Steve Kauffman, told”