Chris Mullin was formally introduced on Tuesday in his advisory role with the Sacramento Kings.
Vivek Ranadive described Mullin as his Jerry West, who holds a similar position with the Golden State Warriors.
Mullin has previous experience running a front office and is also a Hall of Famer.
"I was looking for somebody who was iconic and Chris is iconic," said Ranadive. "He represents what is great about basketball. Hard work. Teamwork. Excellence. He is part of the model."