Spurs hire Dennis Lindsey as vice president, assistant general manager
The San Antonio Spurs announced today that they have named Dennis Lindsey vice president/assistant general manager.
Lindsey has spent the past 11 seasons with the Houston Rockets, the last five as vice president of basketball operations/player personnel. Prior to being named vice president, Lindsey spent three seasons as director of player personnel. During the 1998-99 season, he served as the Rockets director of player development. Lindsey joined the Rockets in 1996 as personnel video coordinator/scout.
“I am thrilled to have Dennis Lindsey joining our program,” said Spurs General Manger RC Buford. “I have the greatest respect for the Rockets franchise and am impressed with all that he accomplished as a member of their organization. Dennis brings a wealth of knowledge to our staff and we are all very excited about his future with the Spurs.”
Prior to joining the Rockets, Lindsey was the assistant basketball coach and recruiting coordinator at Pensacola Junior College for two years. Before venturing to Pensacola, Lindsey was the assistant head coach at Fort Worth Southwest High School.
A starter at Baylor University, Lindsey helped the Bears advance to the NCAA Tournament in 1988 and the NIT Tournament in 1990. After graduating from Baylor with a bachelor's degree in education in 1992, Lindsey received his master's in sports management in 1994 from the United States Sports Academy.