The Brooklyn Nets have received permission to interview Houston Rockets executive Gersson Rosas for their open general manager position by the Houston Rockets, per Calvin Watkins of ESPN.com.
Filed to ESPN: Rockets give Brooklyn permission to interview EVP of BBall operations, Gersson Rosas for vacant GM gig.
— Calvin Watkins (@calvinwatkins) February 3, 2016
Rosas has worked with the Rockets organization for over a decade, as well as a brief stint with the Dallas Mavericks as general manager. His current position with the Rockets is as Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations, in Daryl Morey’s analytics-driven front office.
Rosas was listed as one of four major candidates for the job by The Vertical in January, along with Bryan Colangelo, Danny Ferry, and Arturas Karnisovas.