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Gersson Rosas
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Is Sports official Sports administrator
From Colombia
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 1978, Bogotá, Colombia
Age 43 years
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Gersson Rosas (born 1978 in Bogotá, Colombia) is a Colombian professional basketball executive who is the president of basketball operations of the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was previously the Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations for the Houston Rockets, where he worked for 16 seasons, and served under Daryl Morey. Rosas was briefly GM of the Dallas Mavericks. He has also worked for Team USA Basketball as an International Scout since 2015.

Early career

Rosas attended the University of Houston from 1996 to 2000, graduating with a degree in Sports and Business Management.

Management career

Houston Rockets

Rosas joined the Houston Rockets front office in 2003. He began working under legendary Houston GM Carroll Dawson and stayed on after Dawson's retirement, to become a trusted confidant of current GM Daryl Morey. During his career with the Rockets, Rosas served various roles, beginning as a Personnel Scout/Video Coordinator for three seasons, and ultimately worked his way up to Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations, where he worked closely with Morey. Secondarily, he served as Director of Player Personnel, Director of Scouting, and General Manager for Houston's D-League affiliate, the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. The Vipers made the D-League finals in all four of Rosas' seasons as GM, winning the D-League Championship twice.

Dallas Mavericks

Rosas was the Dallas Mavericks general manager in 2013, but left the post after only 3 months due to disagreements with management and returned to Houston.

Minnesota Timberwolves

After six more seasons in Houston, Rosas was hired by the Minnesota Timberwolves as their president of basketball operations on May 1, 2019.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 28 Feb 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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