Malik Rose had a great season with the Erie BayHawks of the G League, earning executive-of-the-year honors.
It’s reportedly earned him a promotion, according to a report by Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports.
He reports the Detroit Pistons have offered Rose, an executive with the Atlanta Hawks, a role in their revamped front office and discussions about a potential contract are ongoing.
The Detroit Pistons have offered a front office role to Atlanta Hawks executive Malik Rose and sides are in conversations toward deal, league sources tell Yahoo. Rose was awarded G League Executive of Year this season with Erie.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 20, 2018
In his first season as an NBA G League general manager, Rose oversaw a team that finished with a 28-22 record and reached the playoffs as the third seed in the Eastern Conference before being eliminated by eventual champion Toronto 905 in the Eastern Conference Finals.
Rose, in his third season as Basketball Operations Manager for the Hawks, played 13 seasons in the NBA (1996-2009). Before joining Atlanta’s front office, he spent four years as a television analyst for the Philadelphia 76ers.