Onsi Saleh is leaving the Golden State Warriors and moving to the Atlanta Hawks

ATLANTA – Making what was previously reported official, Onsi Saleh was officially hired by the Hawks as assistant general manager on Thursday, coming to Atlanta from Golden State.

Saleh served because the Warriors' vp of basketball strategy and team advisor last season. He joins a front office that already includes assistant GM Kyle Korver, who now works under general manager Landry Fields, a Stanford graduate.

Before joining Golden State in 2021, Saleh spent five years with the San Antonio Spurs, where he most recently served because the team's director of strategy and processes and chief of staff.

“Onsi has played a significant role with two of the NBA’s most respected organizations,” Fields said in an announcement. “In addition to his experience and expertise, we are excited to add someone with our shared values ​​to our leadership team.”

ESPN reported Saleh's departure from the Warriors last month.

Saleh joins a team that hasn't won a playoff series since its surprising run to the Eastern Conference finals in 2021. The Hawks went 36-46 this season and finished tenth within the East before a fast exit within the play-in round.

Atlanta faces some essential decisions this offseason, most notably whether to interrupt up the backcourt of Trae Young and Dejounte Murray.

In March, Saleh was named to the San Francisco Business Times 2024 40 Under 40 list.

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