Kings hire Brandon Williams as assistant general manager

Sacramento Kings general manager Vlade Divac talks with reporters before a game against the Atlanta Hawks. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento Kings have hired Brandon Williams as their assistant general manager.

General manager Vlade Divac said Sunday that Williams brings the organization a deep knowledge of player development and basketball operations, along with legal skills.

Williams spent the past four seasons as an executive with Philadelphia, most recently serving as vice-president of basketball administration and general manager of the NBA G-League’s Delaware 87ers.

Williams previously spent nine seasons in the league office as director of NBA player development and associate vice-president of basketball operations. He also has a law degree from Rutgers.