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The New York Knicks have agreed to terms with Sacramento Kings executive vice president of basketball operations Scott Perry for their general manager job, four people with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal wasn’t announced publicly.
The Kings are seeking cash compensation for Perry, the longtime executive who had made a significant impact in his short time in Sacramento. Perry, who was fired by the Orlando Magic in mid-April as part of a front office overhaul that included then-general manager Rob Hennigan, joined the Kings on April 21 and played a pivotal part in their successful summer.
With general manager Vlade Divac leading the way heading into the June draft and Perry assisting in those final months of preparation, the Kings made deft moves that earned them widespread notice. They landed point guard De’Aaron Fox out of Kentucky with the…