Celts Assistant Being Interviewed for Hornets Job
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – The New Orleans Hornets have met with Boston
Celtics assistant Tom Thibodeau and former NBA player Mark Jackson
about the club's head coaching vacancy.
Team spokesman Harold Kaufman says general manager Jeff Bower
and team president Hugh Weber met with the two candidates in Boston
on Thursday. Jackson is currently a national NBA television
Gary Chouest, who has agreed to a deal with George Shin to
become the majority owner of the Hornets, also attended the Boston
The Hornets have now interviewed five candidates for the job.
The club also met with former Dallas coach Avery Johnson and
current Mavericks assistant Dwane Casey on Tuesday, and with former
NBA coach Mike Fratello on Wednesday.