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Nets Name Bobby Marks Assistant General Manager

July 26, 2010

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.The New Jersey Nets have named Bobby Marks as assistant general manager, General Manager Billy King announced today.  Marks was promoted from his previous position of vice president of basketball operations.

“Bobby has been a well-respected member of this department for an extended period of time,” said King.  “He is very deserving of this promotion, and his expertise will be invaluable as we look to re-build the Nets into a championship-caliber team.”

In his new role, Marks will assist King in the areas of salary cap management, scouting, player personnel and the day to day business of basketball operations.  A member of the department for 15 seasons, Marks served as the team’s vice president of basketball operations for the past four years.  After originally joining the Nets as a public relations intern in the spring of 1995, Marks was hired in January of 1996 as a basketball operations assistant.  He is currently the longest tenured member of the department.

A graduate of Marist College, where he was a member of the football team, Marks received his B.A. in communications in 1995.  The Little Falls, NJ native currently resides in West Orange, New Jersey with his wife, Michelle, and sons, Jake and Cooper.

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