Gerald Madkins, who spent the last five seasons working as an executive in the Clippers’ front office, has taken a job with the New York Knicks to become the team’s assistant general manager, said NBA officials who were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter.
Madkins joins newly promoted President Steven Mills and just-hired General Manager Scott Perry to form a top-notch league front office with the Knicks, making them the most prominent African American trio in the NBA.
Madkins and Perry have a history, the two of them having worked in the front office with the Seattle SuperSonics. Madkins was the director of West Coast scouting.
With his contract having...