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L.A. Clippers promote Lawrence Frank to operations role

LOS ANGELES -- The Clippers have promoted Lawrence Frank to executive vice president of basketball operations under Doc Rivers.

Frank has spent the past two seasons as an assistant under Rivers, who coaches the team and serves as president of basketball operations.

In his new job, Frank will oversee the basketball operations department and report to Rivers.

Frank coached the New Jersey Nets from 2003 to 2010 and the Detroit Pistons from 2011 to 2013. He was an assistant in Vancouver, New Jersey, Boston and Brooklyn before joining the Clippers.