The Philadelphia 76ers are interested in speaking with Melvin Hunt about their head coaching vacancy.
Hunt was on George Karl's staff with the Denver Nuggets and is a candidate to become their head coach.
The 76ers have not yet asked permission to interview Hunt.
Hunt interviewed with Sam Hinkie for a position as associate head coach with the Houston Rockets three years ago.
Hunt was believed to be the top aide on Karl's staff.
Not many teams have done what the Denver Nuggets have just pulled off, which is letting go of both your general manager and head coach after both won “executive of the year” and “coach of the year” honors. Masai Ujiri, now former Nuggets GM, has taken the GM job with the Raptors, and George Karl was fired as head coach last week. Denver has never been a hotbed of NBA success...
I don’t know about this move Denver. A few weeks after George Karl was named Coach of the Year. Nuggets ownership has decided to not extend his contracted and are instead looking [...]