The process to find a new head coach has taken the next step with the Los Angeles Lakers starting to interview candidates.
The latest candidate to have to sit down with the Lakers brass is none other than the potential frontrunner in the opinion of many. Byron Scott reportedly interviewed by the Lakers on Tuesday, according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard:
Sources: Lakers interviewed Byron Scott for vacant head coaching position yesterday.
— Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) May 22, 2014
Along with Scott, former Laker head coach Mike Dunleavy Sr. interviewed with the team in an interest in coming back for a second stint. Although Scott and Dunleavy are the first to get a shot at interviewing with the Lakers for the head coaching vacancy, the storied franchise will likely interview many more candidates in the weeks to come.
Scott has been mentioned as one of the top candidates for the job, but it remains to be seen how high the team is on bringing in the former NBA Coach of the Year.
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