HoopsHype Roy Rogers rumors

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The Suns withdrew from contract talks to make Roy Rogers an assistant coach on Jeff Hornacek’s new staff. Veteran assistant coach Jerry Sichting is still expected to be on Hornacek’s coaching staff, along with Mark West moving from his role as vice president of player programs to the bench. The Suns will make two more assistant coach hires now that plans to bring in Rogers were not settled. No assistant coach hire has been formally announced. Arizona Republic

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Michael Malone has not yet named anyone to his coaching staff. But two strong candidates who could join him were spotted during the Sacramento Kings’ pre-draft workouts this morning and afternoon. Chris Jent and Roy Rogers were in attendance for today’s pre-draft auditions in Sacramento. Jent is in the running to become Malone’s lead assistant while Rogers would likely lend his expertise as a big man coach. “There’s nothing formal on that,” Malone said when asked if hiring both Jent and Rogers was a done deal. ”Obviously, I have some guys that I’m definitely looking at. I’m gonna try to hire the best staff I can and when we’re ready to announce that, we’ll let you guys know.” Cowbell Kingdom

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Another name to watch as a possible assistant is Roy Rogers, who was on Detroit's staff last season. He's being sought after by several teams after the job he did with the young bigs in Detroit under Lawrence Frank. Sacramento Bee

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Detroit assistant/big-man specialist Roy Rogers was inquired about by the Trail Blazers recently, according to a league source. But both sides agreed it wasn't the right fit. Stotts pursued Rogers last offseason, as well. CSNNW.com

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