Trail Blazers Fire Team President Neil Olshey

The Portland Trail Blazers fired Neil Olshey, the head of basketball operations, on Friday, citing “an independent review of concerns and complaints around our workplace environment at the practice facility.”

The Blazers did not provide further details about the investigation in the statement announcing the firing “out of respect for those who candidly participated.”

Olshey was hired as general manager of the Blazers in 2012 and promoted to president of basketball operations in 2015.

This is a breaking story and will be updated.

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