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The Washington Wizards have hired former NBA forward Antawn Jamison as director of pro personnel, the team announced in a news release.
Jamison was the fourth overall pick in 1998 and spent time as a player with the Wizards, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks, Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers.
He served in a scouting role with the Lakers in each of the previous two seasons.
“We are absolutely thrilled to bring Antawn back to the Wizards organization,” Wizards GM Tommy Sheppard said in a statement. “In addition to his strong feel for the game and basketball knowledge, he has always been a true professional and a dedicated worker.
“We look forward to him bringing those qualities to our front office.”
The Wizards also announced the hiring of scouts Laron Profit and John Cariedo. Profit also played for the Wizards and he and Jamison were teammates during the 2004-05 season.