NBA on Wednesday named former Secret Service deputy director Leon Newsome its new senior vice president and chief security officer.
He’ll report to Bob Criqui, the president of administration effective March 15.
“I want to thank Commissioner Adam Silver, Bob Criqui and the entire National Basketball Association family for giving me the opportunity to join such an outstanding organisation,” Newsome said in a statement.
Newsome was an All-Ivy League football player at Princeton. (Reuters/NAN)