Spurs promote Buford to CEO, Wright to GM

The San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday promoted longtime general manager R.C. Buford to CEO of Spurs Sports & Entertainment, moving assistant general manager Brian Wright to the GM position.

Buford, a two-time NBA Executive of the Year, had served as general manager since 2002 and was given the title of president of sports franchises in 2008. He has been with the Spurs since joining the front office in 1994.

Under Buford, the Spurs won four NBA titles (2003, 2005, 2007, 2014).

Wright had served as the Spurs’ assistant GM since 2016. He previously worked for the Orlando Magic and Detroit Pistons.

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