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Amico Report: For Cavs, Blatt is where it's at

Why not? That's my feeling about the Cleveland Cavaliers' hiring of David Blatt as coach. Why not? The man has won overseas -- a lot. He is clearly well-respected by his players, both near and far. He possesses a system that stresses ball movement, lots of touches for the right people, a fun style of play that should excite both players and fans. So why not? What else were...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Vinny Del Negro is fifth candidate to interview with Cavs

The Cavaliers have now interviewed five people for their vacant head coaching job. Former Clippers and Bulls head coach Vinny Del Negro, who has a close personal relationship with Cavs general manager David Griffin, was interviewed over the weekend. Twelve-year veteran head coach Alvin Gentry, former Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins, Bulls assistant Adrian Griffin and Clippers assistant...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Vinny Del Negro, Really?

Minnesota Timberwolves: Vinny Del Negro, Really? By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer/Hoopstuff… Reports out of Minnesota have former Clippers and Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro as a front runner for the Timberwolves head coaching vacancy. After losing out on Minnesota native Dave Joerger, who was persuaded to return to the Memphis Grizzlies with a contract extension and raise, the Wolves...
Via HoopStuff
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Vinny Del Negro Is Unlikely To Coach The Timberwolves

There were reports that said the Timberwolves were interested in hiring Vinny Del Negro as their head coach, but Jon Krawczynski, an NBA writer for the AP based in Minneapolis has come out and said that those rumors are false. Via Krawczynski on twitter: Told definitively that there are “no legs” to the reports linking Wolves and Vinny Del Negro The Timberwolves did interview...
Via Pass The Pill
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Vinny Del Negro Has Timberwolves Attention

Photo courtesy of  Wikimediacommons Vinny Del Negro is turning out to be a serious candidate to fill the vacancy as head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Why is Del Negro getting looks? Is there hidden game tape i have yet to view? One would be hard pressed to think his recent courtship’s are a result of his lack luster career as a head coach. To be fair to Del Negro he doesn’t...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves Strongly Considering Vinny Del Negro

The Minnesota Timberwolves are leaning towards signing Vinny Del Negro as their new head coach, according to Marc Stein from ESPN: “Coaching sources say Del Negro quietly interviewed w/Wolves last week before Dave Joerger talks collapsed. VDN also in mix for Cavs job.” Del Negro has a commendable career coaching... The post Wolves Strongly Considering Vinny Del Negro appeared...
Via Hoops-Nation
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Vinny Del Negro a 'serious candidate' for Wolves job

When Dave Jorgeson spurned the Minnesota Timberwolves to return back to the Memphis Grizzlies, the T-Wolves were back at square one in their head coaching search. Or were they? According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, former Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Clippers head coach Vinny Del Negro has emerged as a “serious candidate” for the Timberwolves […]
Via Full Scale Sports
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Vinny Del Negro 'serious candidate' for Wolves

Vinny Del Negro interviewed with the Minnesota Timberwolves last week, and has emerged as a "serious candidate" for their vacant head-coaching position, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. The discussion reportedly took place before Minnesota's talks with Dave Joerger, who elected to remain with the Memphis Grizzlies, had ended. The ex-Chicago Bulls and ex-Los Angeles...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Rumors: Vinny Del Negro emerges as head coach candidate

The Minnesota Timberwolves head coaching search continues. Marc Stein of ESPN reports that Vinny Del Negro has emerged as a candidate for the job. Former Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Clippers coach, Del Negro last coached in the NBA in the 2013 season. Sources from ESPN also believe that Vinny will be considered for the Cleveland Cavaliers job as well. Stein reports that he has...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vinny Del Negro Serious Candidate For T’Wolves Job

Marc Stein is reporting that Vinny Del Negro has emerged as a serious candidate for the Minnesota Timberwolves head coaching job. Coaching sources say Del Negro quietly interviewed w/Wolves last week before Dave Joerger talks collapsed. VDN also in mix for Cavs job — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) May 29, 2014 The Wolves are searching for a replacement for Rick Adelman.
Via Thacover2
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vinny Del Negro Emerging As Candidate For Wolves

The return of Vinny Del Negro might be upon us. Posting now on ESPN: Vinny Del Negro has emerged as a serious candidate for Wolves job. Story on way momentarily — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) May 29, 2014
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Vinny Del Negro Emerges As Serious Candidate For Wolves

Vinny Del Negro has emerged as a serious candidate for the Minnesota Timberwolves head coaching vacancy. The Wolves are searching for a replacement for Rick Adelman. Del Negro most recently was head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports that Del Negro's candidacy is more about developing Ricky Rubio than selling Kevin Love.
Via RealGM
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Expected To Interview Vinny Del Negro

The Cleveland Cavaliers are expected to interview Vinny Del Negro for their head coaching vacancy. Del Negro has previously been a head coach with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers parted ways with Del Negro last season after their first round exit.
Via RealGM
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Del Negro Believes Lamar Odom Can Still Contribute In NBA

Vinny Del Negro coached Lamar Odom on the Los Angeles Clippers last season and played in 2000 and 2001 when Odom was starting his career in the NBA. Del Negro believes that Odom can still be a contributor for a team, amid off the court issues. "Lamar can still play," Del Negro said. "It's not the basketball skills that are the problem. Once he gets himself in...
Via RealGM
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NBA Free Agent Rankings

(just imagine Vinny Del Negro is actually Doc Rivers in this picture) We are minutes away from the feeding frenzy that is the start of the NBA free agent signing period.  And several marquee names are technically available this year - whether or not they eventually call another destination home next season is questionable. Here are the top 20 available 2013 NBA free agents.  
Via Hoops Manifesto
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Nuggets To Interview Vinny Del Negro

Vinny Del Negro is scheduled to interview for the Denver Nuggets’ coaching vacancy this weekend. Del Negro will join a short list of candidates that includes Lionel Hollins and Brian Shaw. Hollins and Shaw met with Josh Kroenke and Tim Connelly on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Via RealGM
June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Sources: Celtics Will Consider Del Negro If Rivers Leaves

The Boston Celtics would consider hiring Vinny Del Negro if Doc Rivers decides to leave, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the situation. Ainge is said to be is an admirer of Del Negro’s up-tempo philosophy. “As a stopgap for that situation, sure,” said one source. “Vinnie would be the perfect person for what they need. All of the all-star coaches, or whatever...
Via RealGM
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics rumors: Vinny Del Negro and other potential coaching replacements

Is this guy (Vinny Del Negro) really a potential replacement for Doc Rivers?.sjh9{position:absolute;clip:rect(437px,auto,auto,476px);}Fast payday loans For Every One If Doc Rivers decides to walk away from his 3-year, $21 million contract with the Boston Celtics, general manager Danny Ainge already has a possible replacement lined up: Vinny Del Negro.Mark Murphy of The Boston Herald...
Via Celtics Town
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Vinny Del Negro Would Receive ‘Serious Consideration’ for Celtics Job If Doc Rivers Leaves

The possibility of Doc Rivers leaving the Celtics seems to be increasing by the day, and as such, it seems as if the team is preparing for the possibility of life without its head coach of nine seasons. The Boston Herald reported Friday morning that if Rivers does indeed leave Boston, former Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro would receive “serious consideration” to fill his spot...
Via NESN.com
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Vinny Del Negro could be Celtics head coach if Doc Rivers leaves

I wish I didn't just have to write that title. Apparently, the Clippers' recently fired head coach, Vinny Del Negro, is the leading candidate for Danny Ainge and company to replace Rivers if hired. Doc Rivers keeps drawing his "decision" out, and as a result, the Celtics could be missing out on some of the best candidates available right now. Either Brian Shaw...
Via Celtics Life
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

76ers should at least talk to Vinny Del Negro

From Pattison Ave:  "The common train of thought surrounding the current Sixers coaching search is that the team is trying to target a fresh basketball mind, as opposed to an established individual. It is assumed that the Sixers want an assistant of some sort, who is eager to break into the big time, with a set of fresh ideas and the patience to help the Sixers right the ship...
Via Around the Arc
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Clippers State That CP-3, Had No Involvement In Firing Of Del Negro

There has been lots of conjecture as to how big a role, Los Angeles Clippers All-Star point guard Chris Paul played in the dismissal of head coach Vinny Del Negro, last month, after the club was knocked-out in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. Rumors started flying as soon as they dismissed the former coach, however the Clippers declined comment on the topic until Friday, as...
Via PRO HOOPS CENTRAL
June 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Clippers say Chris Paul not to blame for Vinny Del negro firing

Uh Oh, the LA Clippers brass have managed to piss off Chris Paul right before his free agency negotiations begin next month. When Clippers head coach Vinny Del Negro was fired, many assumed that it was on CP3′s list of things to make him stay on with the Clippers. Paul wasn’t happy that he was taking the blame and Clippers Vice President of Basketball Operations, Gary Sacks wanted...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
June 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Clippers' Front Office Takes Responsibility For Del Negro Decision In Response To Paul Report

The Los Angeles Clippers quickly responded to an ESPN report that Chris Paul was unhappy with the organization with how he was being portrayed as responsible for the decision to fire Vinny Del Negro. "The decision not to extend a contract to Vinny Del Negro was an organizational decision from the top down," Clippers vice president of basketball operations Gary Sacks said...
Via RealGM
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Clippers: Chris Paul Not to Blame for Dismissal of Vinny Del Negro

We reported the news to you earlier that looming free agent Chris Paul is reportedly upset with the Clippers for implying that he is the reason head coach Vinny Del Negro was dismissed. Apparently word got to the Clippers and vice president of basketball operations Gary Sacks felt compelled enough to address the issue publicly [...]
Via Word On The Game
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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