Bulls hiring Arturas Karnisovas to head their front office
The Chicago Bulls have found a new person to head up their basketball operations.
The Bulls are finalizing a deal with Arturas Karnisovas to be in charge of their front office, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports. Woj says the Bulls offered Karnisovas the job on Wednesday night and the two sides were working on a deal.
Bulls offered the job to Karnisovas earlier this evening, and negotiated the details through the night, sources said. Karnisovas will leave Denver for Chicago after helping Tim Connelly and Josh Kroenke to rebuild the Nuggets into a Western Conference contender. https://t.co/HMtQ2OivGQ
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) April 9, 2020
Karnisovas has been Denver’s general manager since 2017. He is Lithuanian and played college basketball at Seton Hall before going on to play professionally in Europe.
Karnisovas has been part of the Nuggets’ front office since 2013. According to Woj, Karnisovas will be tasked with building Chicago’s front office, including hiring a general manager.