The Sacramento Kings have extended general manager Vlade Divac’s contract through the 2022-23 season, the team announced in a press release. Divac has been at the helm of the franchise since 2015-16.
During Divac’s stint with the Kings, the team has undergone substantial turnover. It was Divac pulling the trigger on the 2017 trade sending DeMarcus Cousins to the Pelicans in exchange for a package anchored by Buddy Hield and it was Divac who drafted De’Aaron Fox later that year.
Fresh off of a 39-win campaign in 2018-19, the team’s best in 13 years, Divac will look for ways of helping the young squad take the necessary steps to sneak into the postseason.
In addition to his role as general manager, Divac has also been the team’s vice president of basketball and franchise operations since March 2015.