Rick Carlisle Rumors
Tim MacMahon: A source said the Spurs and Mavericks are among the other teams that would interest Conley, who intends to explore his options in free agency. The Spurs would have to answer questions about how Conley would fit with Tony Parker, according to the source, who said that Conley has great respect for Dallas coach Rick Carlisle.
Tim MacMahon: Source: Mike Conley’s respect for Rick Carlisle gives Mavs a shot at top PG in free agency.
Rick Carlisle on the speculation about Mark Cuban being nominated for vice president: “When all that stuff was being talked about, I was curious to see who was going to run with it. I can certainly see the appeal of why someone would want Mark. He’s extremely visible, extremely intelligent, business-savvy. He understands the media. I think he has a great grasp on a lot of things in the world including politics. I was a little uncertain if anybody had enough money to pay him to do it. Those jobs don’t pay a lot.”