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Wednesday, April 27, 2011
The list: NBA head coaching candidates

By Henry Abbott

When an NBA team is in search of a new leader, where do they look? This list, built on conversations with agents, front office personnel and insiders, is the place to start. This list will be updated with the evolving marketplace.

The big names
The assistants
The college coaches
Looking ahead
One more time?
Insiders mention these former head coaches repeatedly, but it's hard to find anyone who thinks any of them is likely to get hired soon. Former players
A list of former players with the potential to get hired based on name recognition, but whom insiders say still have plenty to prove: