Nuggets announce promotions for D'Alessandro, Bratz
DENVER, Nov. 28, 2012 -- The Denver Nuggets have promoted Pete D’Alessandro to Vice President of Basketball Operations and Mike Bratz to Director of Player Personnel, Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Masai Ujiri announced today.
D’Alessandro is in his third season with the Nuggets after joining the team in 2010 as advisor to the executive vice president of basketball operations. From 2004-08, he served as director of basketball operations and assistant general manager for the Golden State Warriors.
Bratz joined the Nuggets as the team’s scouting director in 2009. Prior to coming to Denver, he spent nine years with the Cleveland Cavaliers, serving as director of basketball operations and director of player personnel.
Bratz also spent nine years in the NBA, playing for Phoenix, Cleveland, San Antonio, Chicago, Golden State and Sacramento. In addition, he was an assistant coach with the Cavaliers in 2002-03 and 2005.