After six years of playing professionally in Europe, Ujiri was hired by former Denver Nuggets star-turned executive Kiki Vandeweghe as an international scout. He then moved on to a brief stint as the assistant general manager of the Raptors before returning to Denver as general manager, eventually winning NBA Executive of the Year in 2013.
In its response to the lawsuit allegations, the company stated: “Kobe Bryant and GB [Gigi] had actual knowledge of all of the circumstances, particular dangers, and an appreciation of the risks involved and the magnitude thereof, and proceeded to encounter a known risk, and voluntarily assumed the risk of the accident, injury.”
Johnson announced a call to action on the steps of the courthouse that day and demanded Cameron and Beshear be more transparent with the public about Taylor’s case. Johnson gave a stern four-week notice to the law enforcement agencies to start talking or “we gonna come back here” to make their presence known.