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11 potential 2016 NBA head coaching candidates

Simply looking at how teams are performing around the NBA this season, it seems that there are going to be more head coaching vacancies following the regular season than we have seen throughout the past several years.It might be pure conjecture here, but it wouldn't be a surprise to see the likes of the Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, Memphis...
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Magic players are excited to play for new assistant coach Adrian Griffin

The Magic brought in assistant coach Adrian Griffin upon hiring Scott Skiles to become head coach of the team. Now, Magic players are talking about how excited they are to play for the man who was once a long-time NBA journeyman as a player.From John Denton of Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Magic hire Adrian Griffin as lead assistant coach

The Magic already knew that Scott Skiles will be their new coach next year. Now, they know who will be stepping in as his lead assistant.Orlando will bring in Adrian Griffin, according to Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel. Here's more from Robbins:The Magic still have to fill out the rest of Skiles' coaching staff, but finding a lead assistant is certainly the start of the process...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Adrian Griffin Becomes Orlando’s New Lead Assistant

Scott Skiles has his first Orlando Magic staffing hire. It’s not James Borrego or Igor Kokoskov, but former NBA player Adrian Griffin. The 6’5″ 40-year-old played 9 seasons for the Celtics, Mavericks, Rockets, Bulls, and Seattle. Not bad for a wing player that went undrafted. Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports that Griffin will indeed by Skiles’ lead coaching assistant...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Jazz Eliminate Boylen From Coaching Search; Considering Snyder, Gentry, Griffin, Mystery Candidate

The Utah Jazz are no longer considering Jim Boylen for their head coaching job, according to sources. Boylen was previously viewed as a top candidate and is friends with Dennis Lindsey. Quin Snyder, Alvin Gentry, Adrian Griffin and a mystery candidate remain the leading candidates for the Jazz, who have kept the fourth coach tight-lipped.
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs Report: Griffin, Lue impress in coaching interviews

Some news on the Cavaliers, as the month of the NBA draft has arrived: -- Bulls assistant Adrian Griffin interviewed for the Cavs' head-coaching position early last week, and the Cavs came away impressed. Griffin came off as very thorough, very structured. The Cavs and Griffin have spoken since the interview, sources said, and that's always a positive if you're Griffin and you want...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz To Bring In Adrian Griffin, Quin Snyder For Second Interviews

Adrian Griffin will interview a second time for the Utah Jazz's head coach opening in the next week, according to sources. The Jazz could be near the end of their coaching search, with multiple candidates separating themselves from the pack. Griffin originally interviewed with the Jazz two weeks ago. Griffin, who has served as an assistant coach on Tom Thibodeau's staff, is reportedly...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Head Coaching Candidates Named.

Adrian Griffin, Tyronne Lue, Alvin Gentry and Lionel Hollins are all interviewing for the Cavaliers head coaching vacancy. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports is reporting the hiring of Griffin could be a big factor on whether or not Luol Deng re-signs with the team. Personally, I am pulling for Hollins. His work in Memphis was less appreciated than it should have been and his time...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz Given Permission To Interview Adrian Griffin

The Utah Jazz have been given permission to interview Adrian Griffin, according to sources. Griffin has served as an assistant coach for the Chicago Bulls since 2010 and served on the Milwaukee Bucks' staff from 2008-10. Griffin played nine seasons in the NBA.
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former Celtic Adrian Griffin ‘Top Candidate’ To Be Cavaliers Coach

One Griffin leading the franchise might not be enough for the Cleveland Cavaliers. With the team simultaneously promoting David Griffin from interim to full-time general manager and firing head coach Mike Brown, the Cavs could be eyeing former Boston Celtics player Adrian Griffin for Brown’s old job. Adrian Griffin is the “top candidate” to become the next head coach in...
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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