Senior Vice President, Scheduling and Game Operations
Winick joined the NBA as Director of Media Information in 1976, when the NBA had 20 people on staff and 22 teams. He was responsible for all dealings with the media and for coordinating events, such as All-Star games and drafts.
Prior to joining the NBA, Winick worked for the New York Mets. He dealt with media throughout the country and was on staff when the Mets won the 1969 World Series and 1973 National League Championship. He started with the Mets in 1963 as a statistician and was promoted to Assistant Director of Public Relations.
Winick, a 1960 graduate of the University of Buffalo, currently resides in Baldwin, N.Y., with his wife, Ilene. Their daughter, Stacy Laskoff, her husband Kevin, and their children Jed Ian and Talia Rose Laskoff, reside in Levittown, N.Y.