Ettore Messina Rumors

Sources close to the situation say the Kings’ top basketball executive – who has placed a gag order on himself and everyone within his front office – is methodically inquiring about, speaking with, or formally interviewing the last of almost two dozen current assistants or former head coaches. His initial attempts to speed up the process, perhaps hire a coach before leaving midweek for the annual predraft camp in Chicago, halted abruptly with the recent firings of Joeger and Vogel, along with Divac’s ongoing attempt to squeeze in a meeting with San Antonio assistant Ettore Messina during the Spurs-Oklahoma City postseason matchup.
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