Tuesday October 27th, 2015

The Utah Jazz named Linda Luchetti their vice president of basketball operations, the team announced Tuesday.

Luchetti, who was a longtime executive for the Jazz’s parent company, the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, will now report directly to Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey.

Since 2013, Luchetti had been Larry H. Miller’s executive vice president of communications, as well as the vice president of the company’s charities.

“We are very pleased to be able to add someone of Linda’s character and caliber to a leadership role within basketball operations,” Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey said in a release. “I am confident that her vision and wealth of experience both within the company and externally will prove her to be a valuable addition to the Jazz.”

The Jazz open the 2015–16 NBA season on Wednesday against the Detroit Pistons.

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