Kroenke Mum On Nuggets GM Masai Ujiri

DENVER (AP) — Nuggets president Josh Kroenke didn’t want to spoil the day of new Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy, so he deflected any talk about the situation involving his general manager.

The Nuggets allowed Masai Ujiri, the NBA’s Executive of the Year, to meet with the Toronto Raptors about their GM vacancy over the weekend, Yahoo Sports reported. Ujiri’s contract with Denver expires June 30.

As president of the Avalanche as well, Kroenke attended Roy’s announcement on Tuesday. He remained mum about Ujiri, saying, “There are no Nuggets questions today. Sorry. It’s all about Avalanche.”

Yahoo recently reported that Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment CEO Tim Leiweke is prepared to offer Ujiri $3 million annually to return to Toronto, where he was assistant GM for three years before joining Denver in 2010.

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