Bucks name Zanik assistant GM

The Milwaukee Bucks have named former NBA Players Association agent Justin Zanik as the team's assistant general manager.

"He is a proven executive who brings a diverse background and wealth of basketball knowledge to the Bucks family, Bucks GM John Hammond said in a statement. "We look forward to his contributions to our organization."

Zanik spent three years in the same role with the Utah Jazz, following a career as an NBAPA agent and sports executive.

The 41 year old managed Utah's salary cap, and has experience scouting international prospects.