Steve Clifford Rumors
According to several NBA officials, among the coaches who are on shaky ground are Sacramento’s Luke Walton, Washington’s Scott Brooks, Houston’s Stephen Silas, Orlando’s Steve Clifford and Indiana’s Nate Bjorkgren
Roy Parry: Steve Clifford, who will coach the Magic tonight against the Celtics after being cleared from the league’s health and safety protocols Monday: “I feel great. From what I’ve been told, because I’ve been vaccinated, I really had no discomfort. I didn’t have any symptoms at all…”
Josh Robbins: Chasson Randle, on having Steve Clifford back at shootaround this morning: “It was great. Just the energy that he brings to our team, the leadership that he brings — it’s just great to hear his voice back with us and in-person. He’s welcome to be back, for sure. We missed him.”
Roy Parry: Magic acting head coach Tyrone Corbin said he spoke today with head coach Steve Clifford, who is out of the health and safety protocols: “I’m extremely happy for him and he’s excited to be back. When I actually talked to him he was actually in the office, so he’s ready to go.”
Adrian Wojnarowski: Magic coach Steve Clifford will return to the bench on Wednesday vs. the Celtics, sources tell ESPN. Clifford has cleared the league’s health and safety protocols. Orlando traveled to play Detroit tonight.