Cavaliers Announce Basketball Operations Promotions

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CLEVELAND, OH - December 14, 2011 - The Cleveland Cavaliers have promoted Mark Cashman to Director of Team Operations, Trent Redden to Director of College Player Personnel and Dan Vincent to Manager of Video and Advance Scouting, Cavaliers General Manager Chris Grant announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts.

Cashman started with the Cavaliers prior to the 2001-02 season as the equipment manager/travel coordinator. In his role as Director of Team Operations he handles all duties associated with the team’s equipment, apparel, and uniforms and the team’s air and ground transportation, as well as accommodations for each road trip. Cashman has over 20 years of NBA experience, having worked with the Portland Trail Blazers (1994-99) and the Minnesota Timberwolves (1990-94) before joining Cleveland.

Redden enters his sixth season with the Cavaliers. He was promoted to basketball operations manager/scout in September of 2010 and his duties as Director of College Player Personnel will include managing the college draft process, including the scouting all of the top draft prospects nationally. He will also assist General Manager Chris Grant with other select areas in the team’s day-to-day basketball operations.

Vincent was promoted from assistant video coordinator/advance scouting manager. As Manager of Video and Advance Scouting, he will perform video breakdowns of upcoming opponents and assemble personnel reports for use by coaches and players. The 2011-12 season marks Vincent’s fifth season with the Cavs.

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