The Suns will soon move on to the second phase of their coaching search.
Phoenix reportedly has talked to 10 candidates, the latest names revealed Monday when a league source told azcentral sports Phoenix had spoken to former Brooklyn Nets and Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd as well as former Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro.
Other candidates who reportedly have had interviews, either in person or by phone, include interim coach Jay Triano, former Memphis coach David Fizdale, Utah assistant Igor Kokoskov, former Charlotte coach Steve Clifford, former Orlando and Indiana coach Frank Vogel, former Houston coach Kevin McHale, former Cleveland coach David Blatt and San Antonio assistant James Borrego.
Those interviews could begin late this week or early next week.
Sources: 76ers, Corey Brewer Agree to 10-Day Contract
Free agent forward Corey Brewer has signed a 10-day contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @WatchStadium.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) January 15, 2019
Source: Shams Charania on Twitter
Sources: Kings Interested in Jeremy Lin
Sacramento is among the teams that have expressed exploratory trade interest in Hawks guard Jeremy Lin, according to league sources
— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) January 15, 2019
Source: Marc Stein on Twitter
Sources: Clint Capela Out Four-to-Six Weeks with Ligament Damage in Right Thumb
With two starters already out with injuries, the Houston Rockets are losing center Clint Capela for four to six weeks with ligament damage to his right thumb, league sources told ESPN.
Capela underwent an MRI in Houston on Monday and may get a second opinion with a hand specialist in the near future, league sources said.
The Rockets anticipate that Capela will miss the remaining 15 games before the All-Star break and return for the Feb. 21 road game against the Los Angeles Lakers, the source told ESPN’s Tim MacMahon.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN