Sacramento Kings hire Scott Perry as executive VP

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings have hired Scott Perry to be executive vice president of basketball operations.

The team says Perry will report to general manager Vlade Divac and assist in all aspects of the day-to-day operation of the Kings front office under the deal announced Friday.

Perry spent the past five seasons in a similar capacity with Orlando. He has also worked for Detroit and the Seattle SuperSonics in his career.