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More Names Being Thrown Around (Hornets Coaching Search Thread)

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Kelvin Sampson


Nate Tibbetts


Steve Clifford


Elston Turner


Alvin Gentry

David Aldridge: Former Suns coach Alvin Gentry will interview w/Bobcats next week. Also confirm Yahoo! report that CHA will also talk w/Elston Turner. Twitter @daldridgetnt


Nate McMillan


Quin Snyder


Jerry Sloan

Sloan said he hasn’t heard anything from Milwaukee, Charlotte, Philadelphia or Detroit, teams that officially have jobs open. “I’ve not aware of any (interest from those teams),’’ Sloan said. “I haven’t said hello to anybody.’’ Sulia


Jeff Hornacek

list of known candidates for the Charlotte Bobcats head-coaching job is at five and probably growing. Various news sources have identified four current NBA assistants, he assistants (in alphabetical order): Jeff Hornacek

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Out of those candidates I definitely want either Gentry or Sloan. I do not want McMillan at all though, because he's vastly overrated (never had a top 12 defense) and he would be a TERRIBLE fit for our roster. 

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My preference would be persuading Jerry Sloan to come here, a proven top notch head coach.


My second choice would be Nate McMillan, he's got a good record at Seattle and Portland. 


And Alvin Gentry would be my third choice, a close third for the record. 


Fingers crossed that whoever Jordan and co go for, that they get the right guy that can develop our players in the immediate future, and then in the near future push us on to become a competitive outfit. I'd like to see us get a long term head coach here in Charlotte, we really need one and not another short term guy.

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Not sure who it will end up being....but I am glad to see that we are interviewing (or planning to interview a lot of candidates).

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Getting fairly close to just throwing in the towel on this team. If they pass on the Hornets name and bring in Quinn Snider or Kelvin Sampson I'm going to be a Warriors fan.

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