Former NBA guard Barry taking role with Spurs

Former NBA guard and current NBA TVanalyst Brent Barry is headed for a role with the Spurs.

Former NBA guard and current NBA TV analyst Brent Barry is joining the San Antonio Spurs in a front-office role, according to a report from ESPN.

Barry, 46, had also been up for a similar post with the Detroit Pistons this summer, the Detroit Free-Press reported.

He is the Hall-of-Famer Rick Barry and one of three Barry brothers to have spent time in the NBA. Brent won the Slam Dunk contest in 1996 and two championships as a member of the Spurs (2005 and ’07). He had been contemplating a move into an NBA front office for some time.

Barry retired from playing in 2009 and has been a part of NBA TV broadcasts since 2013.