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....
As America celebrated Martin Luther King Day, Nuggets assistant coach Melvin Hunt reflected on his experience growing up in the South and the progress that has been made over the past several decades. Hunt is among many people in the Nuggets' organization who draw inspiration from Dr. King.
Nuggets assistant coach Melvin Hunt is a proud Baylor Bear – asked what Robert Griffin III winning the Heisman means to him, Hunt deadpanned: “A lot of trash talk.”
Indeed, Hunt is surrounded by Big 12 foes – guard Jordan Hamilton went to Texas, fellow assistant coach Chad Iske went to Kansas, team president Josh Kroenke went to Missouri.
For years in football, Baylor was...