Report: GM Blazers under investigation for workplace misconduct

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The Portland Trail Blazers and owner Jody Allen are investigating president of basketball operations and general manager Neil Olshey for alleged workplace misconduct, The Athletic reported.

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The team is hiring a company to follow up on complaints from at least one Portland employee, according to reports. The specific nature of the misconduct allegations is unknown.

Olshey did not respond to text messages from The Athletic and Allen declined to comment. Both attended Friday’s 110-106 victory against the Indiana Pacers.

The Trail Blazers issued a short statement: “We have no comment on this matter at this time.”

Olshey, 56, has been a general manager since 2012. He added the title of president of basketball operations in 2015. He previously worked for the Los Angeles Clippers front office from 2003 to 2012.

Reference-torontosun.com

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