Tim Connelly won’t take top Wizards job, to stay in Denver

There won’t be a Tim Connelly reunion with the Washington Wizards after all. Connelly passed on the opportunity to become the Wizards President of Basketball Operations, and instead will remain in the same capacity with the Denver Nuggets, a source confirms to NBC Sports Washington. ESPN first reported on Connelly’s decision. Washington received permission to meet with Connelly late Thursday evening. He left the NBA Combine in Chicago and flew…

Wizards granted permission to speak with Denver’s Tim Connelly about open GM job

Nuggets’ Tim Connelly to meet with Wizards owner Ted Leonsis The Wizards interest in Denver Nuggets President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly is now out in the open. Washington has been granted permission to discuss the franchise’s President of Basketball Operations job with Connelly, a source confirmed to NBC Sports Washington. Connelly, who began his NBA front office career with the Wizards, has long been considered a strong if not…