The Phoenix Suns have named Pat Connelly Assistant General Manager and Trevor Bukstein has been promoted to Assistant General Manager. Ronnie Lester has been named a scout and Emilio Kovacic has been named International Scouting Consultant. John Treloar will remain the team’s Director of Player Personnel; John Shumate and Bubba Burrage remain scouts.
The Suns hired Ryan McDonough as general manager this offseason.
Connelly joins the Suns following seven seasons with the Washington Wizards, most recently as the Director of Player Personnel where he was one of the team’s top scouting sources of collegiate and international talent.