Sources told ESPN that Michael Jordan, the owner, is scheduled to meet with Mike D'Antoni and two other finalists for the coaching job.
Sources say assistant Kenny Atkinson will meet with Jordan on Tuesday. D'Antoni's arrival is expected later in this week.
Sources said that Atkinson and D'Antoni had already met with management in two meetings, including GM Mitch Kupchak.
James Borrego was fired by the Hornets after four seasons.
D'Antoni's total score of 217-102 during his four seasons as Rockets coach was 217-102. He reached the Western Conference finals twice and advanced to the conference semifinals three times. D'Antoni was a two-time NBA coach of the year. The Rockets had the highest winning percentage in Western Conference (.682) over those four seasons, surpassing only the.812.(.695) across the entire league
As a head coach for 16 seasons, The , D'Antoni's totals are 672-527 (6.560), and 54-56-7 in the playoffs. He has been named the NBA Coach of the Year twice (2004 and 2017).
Atkinson could soon be the second Golden State assistant coach, allowing him to step down from the Warriors and lead a new team. Mike Brown was hired as the coach of the Golden State Warriors.Next season.
Atkinson's record was 118-190 over three years with the Nets. He inherited a complete rebuild and showed improvement each season, until his resignation following an injury-plagued 2019. Atkinson spent the 2020-21 season playing for the Nets.Before joining Kerr's team, I was an assistant.