Kings name Mullin advisor to chairman

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Updated: 9/05/2013 1:54 pm

Sacramento, CA (Sports Network) - The Sacramento Kings have named Hall of Famer Chris Mullin an advisor to the chairman.

Mullin will assume a variety of basketball operations responsibilities, advising owner and chairman Vivek Ranadive as well as new general manager Pete D'Alessandro. He will work with the front office regarding player transactions and scouting efforts.

"I couldn't be more excited about joining the Kings and playing a part in making this team a winner again," said Mullin in a statement Thursday. "I'm especially grateful for the unique opportunity to work in close proximity with a world-class ownership group led by Vivek Ranadive and the talented group of individuals assembled in our front office."

Ranadive's group purchased the Kings this past spring for an NBA record $534 million, keeping the franchise in Sacramento after another group tried to buy the club from the Maloof family with plans to relocate to Seattle.

"Chris Mullin is an incredible addition to our organization," said Ranadive. "I have great respect for his accomplishments and understanding of the game. From day one, we have focused on making the Sacramento Kings a first-class franchise built for the 21st century. Chris brings the experience, knowledge, and influence to help us achieve our ultimate goal -- bringing a championship to the fans and city of Sacramento."

Mullin was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011. He was a five- time NBA All-Star in 16 seasons with Golden State and Indiana, and won an Olympic gold medal as a member of the original "Dream Team" in the 1992 Barcelona Games.

In addition, the 50-year-old New York native was a collegiate standout at St. John's, where he is still the all-time scoring leader and was named Big East Player of the Year an unprecedented three times. He also won Olympic gold on the 1984 U.S. men's basketball team.

Mullin previously spent time in the front office of the Warriors, first serving as a special assistant before being named executive vice president of basketball operations in 2004 -- a title he would hold for five years.

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