Brian Shaw (left) coached for years under Phil Jackson in addition to playing in the NBA, thus leading to his possible emergence as a candidate to coach the Detroit Pistons. (Raps Fan, Flickr)
The Detroit Pistons search for a new head coach has started to become action based and not simply centered around talk or innuendo during the first two days of this week.
Monday and Tuesday...
The Detroit Pistons reportedly want to interview former player Lindsey Hunter to be their next head coach. Hiring him would be a big mistake. (Raps Fan, Flickr)
If the Detroit Pistons are truly intent on bottoming out as a franchise, hiring former guard Lindsey Hunter as the team’s next head coach would be an excellent step in that direction.
It was reported yesterday that Hunter...
The Detroit Pistons might look to another former player to coach the team.
Reports say that the Pistons will interview Phoenix Suns interim head coach Lindsey Hunter for the vacant coaching job. The Pistons asked the Suns for permission to interview for the opening.
I know Hunter was a long time Piston (1993-2000, 2003-08) and has family in the Detroit area but I don't...
Lindsey Hunter will interview for the Detroit Pistons’ vacant head coaching job.
“It’s just an interview, like any other,” said Hunter, who interviewed for the Orlando Magic’s head coaching job last summer. “They (the Pistons) have a coaching opening and I was fortunate that they’d consider me. Hopefully, I’ll continue to gain interest from other people.”
Former Piston, Lindsey Hunter (1993-2000 and 2003-08), will likely interview for the head coaching position with the team. Hunter served as interim head coach for the Suns this season when Alvin Gentry was fired in January.
According to The Detroit News:
A report by CBS radio Detroit stated Hunter, interim head coach for Phoenix, has asked the Suns for permission to interview for...
Lindsey Hunter has asked the Phoenix Suns to allow him to interview for the Detroit Pistons' head coaching vacancy and will likely be granted permission soon, according to a source.
Hunter was named interim coach of the Suns in January, replacing Alvin Gentry.
As an NBA player, Hunter spent 12 of his 17 seasons with the Pistons.
The Pistons fired Lawrence Frank last week.
PHOENIX In his last in-person audition for Phoenix Suns fans, interim coach Lindsey Hunter presided over the teams second victory in its last three games.
If the Suns can manage a win in Wednesdays finale at Denver, Hunter will like predecessor Alvin Gentry check in at 13-28.
Anyway, Mondays 119-112 triumph over the playoff-bound Houston Rockets (45-36) may have compromised...
PHOENIX The rookie coach sat facing three TV monitors parked on the wall of an office he hopes to keep beyond this season.
Two NCAA Tournament games and one NBA encounter were on display in high definition. Like many basketball-educated observers, the coach shook his head and admitted the college game has become difficult to watch.
Too much stagnant offense resulting from several...
Lindsey Hunter has been stressing the importance of defense since he became interim head coach of the Phoenix Suns six weeks ago.
His message appears to finally be getting through.
Phoenix looks to match its longest win streak of the season Wednesday night and send the visiting Toronto Raptors to a sixth straight loss.
A 13-28 record under Alvin Gentry led to his dismissal Jan...
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The Suns announced Sunday morning that Lindsey Hunter, previously the team's player development coordinator, will be the team's interim coach following Friday's firing of Alvin Gentry.
It was believed that the Suns' choice would be Hunter or top assistant coach Elston Turner, with assistant Dan Majerle also a possibility.
The 42-year-old Hunter joined the Suns scouting...