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Koby Altman Serious Contender to Fill Cavaliers Vacant GM Position

On Wednesday night Jordan Schultz of Yahoo Sports reported that the Cleveland Cavaliers are seriously considering Koby Altman to fill the vacant General Manager position in the organization according to league sources.

If Altman does become the new Cavaliers GM, Altman would be the youngest GM at 34 years old. Altman was groomed by former Cavs GM David Griffin.

Altman is expected to either be the favorite or one of the favorites for the position. The Cavs have been impressed with Altman with his duties of being the interim general manager.

Koby Altman has been in the Cavaliers organization since August 2012. When Griffin maintained the GM position, Altman was the assistant GM.

Before Altman joined the Cavs organization, Altman was an assistant coach at Columbia University for two seasons and he led Columbia’s developmental basketball program.

Lastly, Altman has experience with the USA Basketball program. Altman was the team manager for USA Basketball’s Under-17 team and won the first gold medal in that age bracket.

In 2009 he also assisted Team USA’s 19 and under team in which he also won gold (first gold medal since 1991 in that age bracket).

Payton Vince is either talking about sports or watching sports. He covers sports for Metro Networks and is also a writer for He grew up in Brooklyn Heights,Ohio for most of his life then around senior year of high school moved to Cleveland. A fan of the Cleveland Indians, Cavaliers, and a Pittsburgh Steelers, he graduated from Cuyahoga Heights High School (Class of 2014) and also graduated from the Ohio Center for Broadcasting in 2015. He bowled and played baseball in high school, and is a huge fan of independent wrestling and WWE, and can almost always find him at an independent show. Lastly, Payton is a backstage interviewer for Mega Championship Wrestling in Elyria, and is one of the three on ‘That Sports Show’ which airs daily from 2-4pm on

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