Olshey Changes Course, Leaves Clippers To Take General Manager Job In Portland

(CBS) –  Neil Olshey is leaving Los Angeles to become the general manager of the Portland Trailblazers .

This announcement comes just days after agreeing in principal to return to the Clippers.

“Circumstances have obviously undergone some movement since our announcement Friday. In light of that, we want to wish Neil well and acknowledge his contributions during the time he spent with the Clippers,” said Clippers’ President Andy Roeser.

The Clippers have already started searching for a replacement, headed by Andy Roeser.

Roeser, one of the longest-tenured executives in the National Basketball Association, recently completed his 28th season with the Clippers.

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