Florida's Billy Donovan has spoken to a couple of NBA teams about coaching vacancies, but adds that "I fully plan on being back" next season.
CLEVELAND - Here are the names that have landed in Rumorville to be the next head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers just after Byron Scott was let go.
While Cavs fans would like to dream about Phil Jackson, the best bet for him to come to Cleveland is if Dan Gilbert buys Whitefish, Montana and moves it to northeast Ohio.
If Gilbert still like the green and white of Michigan State than Scott Skiles could be his man. Following in the line of "let's go after a Michigan State guy" and help out the alumni fund.
Flip Saunders would have a short commute from his native Cuyahoga Heights to both the Cleveland Clinic Courts and the "Q." He could save some serious gas money, compared to most coaches that like to live on the west side. Plus, according to Foxsportsohio's Sam Amico, he's tight with Gilbert. .
If you looking for a blast to the past, it sounded like Chris Grant was describing former head coach Mike Brown in his news conference on Thursday. He could look to the past again and bring back former Brown assistant coach Mike Malone. He's an assistant at Golden State. How would that play into the "LeBron is coming back" conspiracy?
Stan and Jeff Van Gundy. Gilbert should hire both of them. We could have the first ever co-coach, brother combo in the history of the NBA. That would sell some tickets.
Other names in the mix Brian Shaw, Mo Cheeks, Jerry Sloan, Lawrence Frank and Melvin Hunt.
The Cavs admit it was a mistake firing Mike Brown the first time. He's not looking back, only forward.
NewsChannel5 Sports Director Andy Baskin has learned from a source close to the situation the Cavaliers and Mike Brown are near an agreement to bring him back to Cleveland for a second time.
When the Cavaliers hired Mike Brown as their coach in 2005, owner Dan Gilbert first talked to Phil Jackson about coaching in Cleveland.
A source tells NewsChannel5 Mike Brown is in town Sunday, discussing the possibility of coaching the Cleveland Cavaliers again over a dinner meeting with the team's owner.
The Cavaliers intend to speak with former coach Mike Brown about returning to the team.
Plenty of names are floating out in Rumorville for the Cavs head coaching job.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have fired head coach Byron Scott after three seasons in the post-LeBron James era.