Washington Wizards Tap Troy Weaver as Senior Adviser

Washington Wizards hire Troy Weaver (Washington Wizards/NBA)

Troy Weaver, a seasoned NBA executive, is set to join the Washington Wizards’ front office as a senior adviser, marking a reunion with familiar faces from his past.

Weaver’s extensive experience in the league, including a four-year stint as the Detroit Pistons’ general manager, made him an attractive asset for the Wizards. His expertise in amateur evaluation and player development will be invaluable as the team embarks on a full rebuild.

Troy Weaver (Washington Wizards)

Weaver’s impressive track record in scouting and developing top talent, including NBA stars like Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and James Harden, during his time with the Oklahoma City Thunder, will be a remarkable asset to the Wizards.

Despite the Pistons’ struggles during his tenure, Weaver successfully executed a rebuild, acquiring young talent and clearing cap space for future moves.

Weaver’s return to Washington, where he was born and raised, marks a homecoming for the seasoned executive. His roots in the city run deep, having graduated from Archbishop Carroll High School and coached with the famed AAU program DC Assault, which launched his career in college basketball and finally the NBA.

The Wizards’ leadership, including president Michael Winger and GM Will Dawkins, values Weaver’s ability to provide a candid perspective and challenge them in tough decision-making.

His wealth of experience and knowledge will be a vital resource as the team passes the NBA draft and free agency. As the Wizards look to rebuild and return to prominence, Troy Weaver’s expertise and guidance will be instrumental in shaping the team’s future success.