The Warriors have promoted Mike Dunleavy Jr. to general manager, the team announced today. Warriors President of Basketball Operations / General Manager Bob Myers previously announced that he will step down from his role effective June 30.
Dunleavy Jr., 42, enters his sixth season in the Warriors front office, serving as vice president, basketball operations for the past two seasons after two years as assistant general manager. He originally joined the front office in 2018-19 as a pro scout following a 15-year playing career in the NBA that included four-plus seasons with the Warriors (2002-07).
“We think Mike is the perfect fit to lead our basketball operations department,” said Warriors Co-Executive Chairman & CEO Joe Lacob. “He has a wealth of basketball knowledge, stemming from his family upbringing, a 15-year NBA playing career and five seasons serving under Bob Myers in our front office. He’s young and energetic, has established numerous relationships around the league and communicates well with players and coaches—all important traits in this business. Mike’s ready for this challenge and responsibility.”
You can read the rest of the official announcement here.