Rob Hennigan

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Rob Hennigan
Oklahoma City Thunder
Position Asst. General Manager
Personal information
Born (1982-03-26) March 26, 1982 (age 35)
Worcester, Massachusetts
Nationality American
Career information
High school St. John's High School
College Emerson College

Rob Hennigan (born March 26, 1982) is an American basketball executive. He is the former general manager of the Orlando Magic. Hired at age 30, he was the youngest GM in the NBA.[1]

Hennigan is a native of Worcester, Massachusetts. Hennigan graduated from St. John's High School in Shrewsbury, MA in 2000. He was a member of the state champion basketball team in 2000.[2] He graduated from Emerson College in 2004 with a degree in broadcast journalism. At Emerson, he was a Division III All-American, Academic All-American, and the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Player of the Year for three seasons. He graduated Emerson as its all-time leading scorer.[3] After college, he spent four years working for the San Antonio Spurs and another four years working for the Oklahoma City Thunder before taking the GM position at Orlando in 2012.[4][5]

Rob has been married to his wife, Marissa, since 2005.

On April 30, 2015, the Orlando Magic extended the contract of Hennigan through the 2017–18 season. He was fired on April 13, 2017. In his five years as GM, the Magic posted a 132-278 record, the worst five-year stretch in team history.[6] His interim replacement was assistant general manager Matt Lloyd for nearly a month before it was announced that Milwaukee Bucks general manager John Hammond would be his official replacement.[7]


Preceded by
Otis Smith
Orlando Magic general manager
Succeeded by
John Hammond