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Paul Allen: I've Interviewed 4 Blazers GM Candidates

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Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen writes on Twitter that he has interviewed four GM candidates. --------------------------- Portland Trail Blazers GM search has made progress, I have interviewed four candidates in person, good talks, doing more reference checks now. --------------------------- Kerry Eggers of the Portland Tribune reports... --------------------------- Sources say four candidates have been in front of Allen: Indiana GM David Morway; former New Orleans coach and GM Jeff Bower; Tony DiLeo, assistant GM and senior vice president in Philadelphia, and Neil Olshey, GM and vice president of the Clippers. DiLeo and Olshey both met with Allen last week in London. ... "If we end up not hiring one of these three (finalists), or if somebody else doesn’t surface that we don’t know about now, we’d move [Acting GM] Chad [Buchanan] into the role," Miller said. --------------------------- Blazers president Larry Miller said on Wednesday that the team was getting close to making a decision after more than a year since former GM Rich Cho was fired. ed: text edited, bumped to front page