Sill Hiring: NBA Teams With Holes to Fill Before July 1

June 28th, 2010 by Master Tesfatsion Leave a reply »
As we draw near to one of the most anticipated free agency periods in sports history, teams have question marks on who their head coach and general manager will be. Among those teams include two with plenty of cap space, the defending NBA champions, and the Eastern Conference champions.

Los Angeles Clippers - Finally firing general manager and Head Coach Mike Dunleavy, the Clippers had two needs this off-season. Already filling in the void at general manger with the hiring of Neil Olshey, the Clippers are still in need of a coach. After plenty of speculation on who the candidates are,including some as far fetched as ESPN's Mark Jackson, it's clear that we're down to two: Vinny Del Negro and Dwane Casey.

This isn't the first time these two are battling it out for a coaching position. In 2008, Del Negro and Casey were the final two for the Chicago Bulls job. Del Negro was picked, but fired by the Bulls this off-season after two consecutive 41-41 seasons. Casey, an assistant coach for the Dallas Mavericks, was a former coach for the Minnesota Timberwolves. He had a 53-69 record with the team before he was fired after in the middle of the 2006 sea ...

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