The New York Knicks will hire Frank Zanin as assistant general manager for pro personnel.

Zanin is a longtime league executive and was assistant general manager for the Brooklyn Nets under Billy King. Zanin has since been with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Zanin has longheld ties to the Philadelphia area and began his career working for the 76ers as a scout.

The Knicks' front office under Leon Rose is coming into shape with Walt Perrin running the amateur personnel side as an assistant GM for college scouting and Brock Aller as their capologist. Scott Perry will remain for at least one season as general manager.