Gordon Stirling, journalist and sport executive, Died at 86

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Gordon Stirling was born around 1928/1929 and died November 11, 2015 in Sacramento, California.

He was the NBA vice president of operations and team executive.

Gordon career stretch over 27 years, includes 24 seasons as scouting director.

Gordon Stirling is the former sports writer for the Oakland Tribune.

He was the general manager of the 1967 AFL champion Oakland Raiders and the 1968 to 1969 ABA champion Oaks.

Gordon was the Warrior’s president from 1976 to 1982.

He had spent three years in the NBA office as vice president of basketball operations, and was the Knicks’ general manager in 1986 to 1987.

Gordon also hosted a sports-talk radio show in the Bay Area.

Gordon Stirling passed away at 86 years old on November 11, 2015.

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