American basketball coach Koby Altman is a prolific general manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers who signed five-time NBA star Kevin Love to a multi-million contract extension. During his first season in 2017/18 as a general manager of Cleveland, he helped the team to advance their fourth straight NBA Finals winning the Eastern Conference Finals.
Before being a general manager, he worked as a basketball staff of Cleveland and got promoted as an assistant general manager in September 2016.
Blessed With Daughter With Nurse Wife!
Cleveland Cavaliers' general manager Koby Altman and his wife, Rachel Garson married each other on 18 August 2018. The duo is parents of their daughter named Sophie Jane Altman. During her parents' wedding, Sophie remained attendee and Koby's former boss, Cavs GM David Griffin officiated the wedding.
Koby Altman and his wife Rachel Garson attend the 2018 NBA Awards on 25 June 2018 in Santa Monica, California (Photo: zimbio.com)
When Sophie was born after two days of Christmas in 2017, she got diagnosed with gastroschisis in a womb. Koby talked about the congenital disability of his daughter that causes the intestines to develop outside the body and uttered that her prognosis was good, but the doctor couldn't do anything until she got delivered. Sophie spent her first 47 days in ICU at the Cleveland Clinic, and after some surgeries, she went her home with her father Koby and mother Rachel.
Koby's wife Rachel pursued a nurse practitioner degree and worked as a registered nurse at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. After her fateful encounter with Koby, he purposed her on 17 September 2017, a day after his birthday. After she accepted his proposal, the couple got engaged in November 2017.
What Is Koby Altman's Salary And Net Worth?
Koby, age 36, summons the prominent part of the net worth from his career as a basketball coach. According to Glassdoor, NBA General Manager earns an annual salary between the amount of $47,986 to $51,568. Since 24 July 2017, Koby is working as the 11th general manager of Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA.
Since August 2012, he is with Cleveland having joined initially as pro personnel manager. Before Cleveland, he served at The Ivy League’s Columbia University for two seasons as an assistant coach. The basketball coach also spends the 2009/10 season at Southern Illinois as a graduate assistant and coached at Amherst College for two seasons while attending the University of Massachusetts.
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Koby Altman was born in Brooklyn, New York on 16 September 1982. He grew up with his lower-middle-class parents where his mother Deborah Altman, a social worker at Sheepshead Bay High School raised him at a loving household. Deborah was a huge California fan, and after she moved to NewYork, she became New York Knicks fan.
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The general manager follows Jewish religion, and his ethnicity is mixed. Koby stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches and holds American nationality. He studied at Middlebury College and graduated with a master's degree in sports management from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Following his graduation, Koby coached for several years at college, as per wiki.