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Terry Stotts Rumors

There was one person, however, who had a crystal clear memory of what happened that night: then-Bucks coach Terry Stotts. “I’ll be honest, I remember that game distinctly — and not because LeBron didn’t score 10,” Stotts told ESPN. The final play of that Cleveland victory — a dunk by Michael Redd with 14.8 seconds to go — would turn out to be the beginning of the end of Stotts’ tenure in Milwaukee. “Michael had a dunk in the last seconds of the game,” Stotts said. “A meaningless dunk. We were down nine. “[But] he goes up to dunk the ball, and he did something to his knee and missed the next 20 games. … We went 3-17.”

Kenny Atkinson turns down head coaching job in Charlotte

Adrian Wojnarowski: ESPN Sources: Kenny Atkinson has decided he won’t become the Charlotte Hornets’ head coach and will remain with Golden State as top assistant. After being offered job during the NBA Finals, further conversations led Atkinson to believe it would be best to remain with Warriors.
If Utah ends up interviewing more than 20 candidates for its coaching vacancy, no one in the coaching community will be surprised. Jazz CEO Danny Ainge loves intel and will surely amass plenty by the time Utah names its successor to Quin Snyder. Utah’s only known candidates with NBA head coaching experience on a list already in the teens are Terry Stotts and Frank Vogel.

Jazz receive permission to interview several assistant coaches

Adrian Wojnarowski: ESPN Sources: The Jazz received permission to interview several assistant coaches for head job, including Johnnie Bryant (Knicks), Will Hardy (Celtics), Charles Lee (Bucks), and Joe Mazzulla (Celtics). Jazz assistant Alex Jensen and Terry Stotts will interview too.