The Wizards are naming Tommy Sheppard their permanent GM, NBC Sports Washington's Chase Hughes has confirmed.
The Wizards are naming Tommy Sheppard their long-term GM, @NBCSWashington has learned. He had been working with an interim tag since April 2. Announcement will be next week and there are more changes to follow.— Chase Hughes (@ChaseHughesNBCS) July 19, 2019
Sheppard had been serving as Washington's interim GM since the firing of Ernie Grunfeld on April 2. He oversaw the Wizards' 2019 NBA Draft selections of Rui Hachimura and Admiral Schofield, as well as their offseason transactions this summer.
According to Hughes, the Wizards will announce the decision next week, with more changes to follow.
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