The Lakers would be better off parting ways with (Byron) Scott, looking instead at free agent coaches like Scott Brooks or Tom Thibodeau. Brooks, in particular, should be the replacement.
Brooks, according to people close to the 2010 NBA Coach of the Year, has interest in a position with the Lakers should it become available.
Sources: 76ers’ Ownership Want Mike D’Antoni as Next Head Coach
Sources have been saying for weeks that the job is [Mike] D’Antoni’s to turn down. They say he’s the guy the ownership group wants. One source even said the 69-year-old would have to bomb his interview with the Sixers owners not to be offered the job.
Sources: Jerami Grant Expected to Decline Player Option
Jerami Grant wants to be back with the Denver Nuggets next season. Whether that happens may be up to Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly.
Grant, who is expected to opt out of his player option, according to a league source, made himself invaluable throughout the Nuggets’ postseason run. When the Nuggets traded a first-round pick last summer for Grant, they hoped he’d provide the defensive versatility that he ultimately did.
Source: Mike Singer of the Denver Post
Sources: Dell Demps to Join Jazz Coaching Staff
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