Chicago announced that General Manager Gar Forman is leaving the post. It is reported that foreman will not be involved in the club’s basketball operations in the future.
Forman worked for the bulls for 22 years, 10 of them as General Manager. In seven cases, the Chicago club made the playoffs. In 2011, foreman was named the NBA Manager of the year. The bulls are reshuffling the club office. Arturas Karnishovas has been appointed as the new Vice-President for basketball operations.
Arturas Karnishovas officially headed the club office of “Chicago».
Chicago announced the appointment of Arturas Karnishovas as Executive Vice President of basketball operations. Karnishovas will be responsible for all decisions of the bulls ‘ basketball Department.
“This is an incredible honor for me. I am ready for the challenge, ” the Lithuanian said. 48-year-old Karnishovas replaced John Paxson, who ran the Chicago office since 2003. Karnishovas previously worked as the General Manager of Denver.
Jeremy Lin will donate 500 thousand dollars to victims of the coronavirus
Toronto NBA champion Jeremy Lin will donate $ 500,000 to Direct Relief and Feeding America, which is fighting the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
Lin also announced that he would repeat donations to the organization totaling 500 thousand.
Lin has previously allocated money to fight COVID-19 several times.
The owner of the rockets was criticized for his actions during the coronavirus pandemic
Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta was criticized for comments about employees of his companies during the coronavirus pandemic.
Fertitta owns chains of restaurants, hotels and casinos. 45 thousand people working for it were immediately sent to unpaid leave after going into self-isolation mode.
Commenting on the situation, Fertitta said that he did the employees a “favor”, since they will be the first to receive unemployment benefits. The businessman, whose fortune is estimated at $ 4 billion, also noted that during the pandemic, he is “holding up very well”.
These words caused indignation on the Internet. The RocketsPorvida Twitter account also recalled that Fertitta “did not donate a single dollar” to the fight against COVID-19.