JB Bickerstaff Rumors
The Suns will interview Houston assistant coach J.B. Bickerstaff on Friday and have permission from the Los Angeles Lakers to talk to their assistant, Steve Clifford, a source said in confirming a Yahoo! report. The Suns also expect to interview Utah assistant Jeff Hornacek, an ex-Sun who lives in the Valley, and Quin Snyder, who resigned at Missouri amid an NCAA probation in 2006 and turned to a pro career as a D-League coach, NBA assistant and currently CSKA Moscow’s assistant.
Houston Rockets assistant coach J.B. Bickerstaff will meet with Suns officials on Friday in Phoenix, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The Suns have also received permission to interview Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Steve Clifford, sources said. Bickerstaff (Detroit and Milwaukee) and Clifford (Charlotte and Milwaukee) have each interviewed for two other jobs in recent weeks.
Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Steve Clifford is interviewing with the Milwaukee Bucks for their head-coaching job on Monday, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Milwaukee has interviewed Nate McMillan and Houston Rockets assistants Kelvin Sampson and J.B. Bickerstaff for its head-coaching job.
Houston Rockets assistant coach J.B. Bickerstaff is interviewing with Milwaukee Bucks officials on Friday for the franchise’s head coaching job, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. This is Bickerstaff’s second interview for a head-coaching job this week. He met with Detroit general manager Joe Dumars on Tuesday.