assistant Mike Brown, Steve Clifford, consultant to the Warriors, and Mark Jackson, former Warriors coach are among the finalists for this year's competition. Sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that he was the head coach.
They all have previous head coaching experience and Sacramento is looking to end the 16-season playoff drought. This streak was the longest in NBA history without making it to the playoffs.
Alvin Gentry was the interim coach for the Kings (30-52) and replaced Luke Walton (6-11). Since 2005-06, the Kings have not won more than 40 games in a single season.
After the season, Monte McNair, general manager, stated that they would conduct a thorough and process-driven search for a coach. We'll let it run its course, and we'll take as long as necessary to find the right person to lead this organization and lead the team on the ground. I'm looking forward to seeing the people we speak to and their vision for the team.
Sacramento's franchise is built around two young stars in the centerPoint guard .
The Kings have 11 players signed to the offseason by their 11 members, which includes Sabonis, Fox, last years lottery pick.Veteran . They will have one first-round selection and two second-rounders in the June draft.
This report was based on information from Bobby Marks, an ESPN insider.