HoopsHype Quin Snyder rumors

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Drew's contract runs out on June 30, and he's been informed the organization will start to talk with other candidates. While it's almost assured that Drew has coached his final game in Atlanta, there's a small possibility the Hawks could miss out on several of their top targets and return to Drew, sources said. The Hawks' shortlist includes San Antonio Spurs assistant Mike Budenholzer and CSKA Moscow assistant Quin Snyder, sources said. Yahoo! Sports

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With members of the Hawks' coaching staff bracing for the firing of Larry Drew to the point that they privately already consider themselves "free agents," in the words of one source, two names have already emerged as prime targets for Hawks general manager Danny Ferry in the anticipated search for Drew's replacement: Budenholzer and Quin Snyder. ESPN.com

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David Aldridge: I wondered if Nets go after young, up & coming coach like Quin Snyder. Veteran exec: "I think they'll go for a name. Russians think big." Twitter @daldridgetnt

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Lakers assistant coach Quin Snyder has accepted a job as an assistant coach for CSKA Moscow, becoming the second person to leave Mike Brown’s staff this summer. Snyder will be the lead assistant under Ettore Messina, who served as a consultant with the Lakers last season before returning to CSKA Moscow for a second stint as the club’s head coach. Snyder, 44, drew interest from two NBA teams this off-season and was a finalist for the head coaching job in Charlotte. He was also being considered for the Orlando Magic vacancy. Los Angeles Times

"This was a very difficult decision as Mike [Brown] and Mitch [Kupchak], and the entire organization, have been fantastic to work with, and while we're talking about one of Europe's elite teams, the Lakers are the highest caliber organization in the NBA and CSKA is the Lakers of Europe," Snyder said. Los Angeles Times

July 9, 2012 Updates

Quin Snyder has decided to leave Mike Brown's staff with the Lakers to join Ettore Messina with CSKA Moscow as an assistant coach next season, a league source said Monday. Snyder and Messina spent last season together with the Lakers, after Brown was hired to replace the retired Phil Jackson in May 2011. Messina opted to return to Moscow, where he coached from 2005 to '09. Snyder was mentioned as a candidate for NBA head coaching vacancies in Charlotte and Orlando. Los Angeles Daily News

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Silas said Friday he “absolutely” would like to be part of the next coaching staff, regardless of who gets the top job. That decision is seemingly down to Indiana Pacers assistant Brian Shaw and Los Angeles Lakers assistant Quin Snyder. Charlotte Observer

June 15, 2012 Updates

Charlotte Bobcats president of basketball operations Rod Higgins said Friday the team is getting closer to make a decision on their next head coach, but no one has been offered the job. Higgins said two finalists for the job - Indiana Pacers assistant coach Brian Shaw and Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Quin Snyder - had a second round of interviews this week that included Bobcats owner Michael Jordan. Higgins confirmed that Hall of Fame coach Jerry Sloan told the team he was withdrawing from the running for the job. ''They are impressive candidates,'' Higgins said of the two finalists. Yahoo! Sports

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