Bulls promote Brown to assistant GM

The Chicago Bulls announced Tuesday the promotion of Randy Brown to assistant general manager.

Brown, who played five of his 12 NBA seasons with the Bulls and was a part of three NBA championship teams, has spent the past three seasons as the special assistant to general manager Gar Forman. He also served as the Bulls' director of player development during the 2009-10 season.

The Bulls also announced that Ivica Dukan has been promoted to director of international scouting/special assistant to the general manager and Nick Papendieck has been elevated to head strength coach. The Bulls also hired Matt Johnson as assistant strength coach.