“When we spoke to Ty (Corbin) and his representation during the year, we laid out [that] we wanted to take the full season,” (Jazz GM Dennis) Lindsey said. “We want to take a small period now for all of us — Ty included — to decompress so we’re not making a decision based on the last possession of the last game … an emotional decision.”
Still, Corbin’s reign as only the fourth head coach in the Utah era of the franchise could be in jeopardy.
“We’ll take a short decompression period,” Lindsey said, “and in short order come together and talk to Ty.”
The Salt Lake Tribune has learned a decision on Corbin’s future could come as early as this weekend.
Chris Paul Says He’ll Pay Green’s Fine for Shove, Ejection
Chris Paul says he will pay any fine that results from teammate Gerald Green shoving Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng in the fourth quarter of the Rockets’ 129-120 win Sunday night.
Green was ejected for coming to Paul’s defense after a frustrated Dieng pushed him down after a foul.
Celtics’ Smart (Thumb) Confident He’ll be Back for Playoffs
Celtics guard Marcus Smart said he’s confident he’ll be back on the court for the postseason after undergoing thumb surgery last week.
Smart suffered a complete tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right shooting hand while diving to the floor in a game against the Indiana Pacers earlier this month. A hand specialist in New York advised immediate surgery with hopes that Smart might be able to return even quicker than the six- to eight-week timeline the team announced after surgery.
Source: Chris Forsberg of ESPN