Skip to main content
Main content
NBA news

Price interviews with Cavs about coaching job


Posted Jun 10, 2014 7:01 PM

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Mark Price's limited head-coaching experience may not matter to the Cavaliers.

A four-time All-Star point guard during nine seasons with Cleveland, Price interviewed Tuesday with the Cavs, who fired Mike Brown nearly a month ago and have been on a twisting search for his successor. Price spent last season as an assistant in Charlotte and Hornets coach Steve Clifford believes the 50-year-old is ready to be a head coach.

Price's only head coaching jobs were in Australia in 2005 and with Orlando's summer league team.

There's been a recent trend of NBA teams signing unproven coaches. The hirings of Steve Kerr and Derek Fisher -- former guards without extensive head coaching resumes -- could prompt the Cavaliers to take a shot with Price.

Price is the sixth known candidate to meet with the Cavs.

SEARCH NEWS
LATEST VIDEOS
photoAll-Access: USA Basketball Men's Team in Chicago
As the team hit Chicago players seized the opportunity to keep the USA team as strong as ever -- and Derrick Rose made his return to the court in front of his hometown crowd.
photoGameTime: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
NBA commissioner Adam Silver, Kevin Durant and Shaquille O'Neal are the latest members of the NBA family to take the ice bucket challenge for ALS.
photoGameTime: Dick Bavetta Retiring
Legendary NBA referee Dick Bavetta retires after 39-years of service in the league.
photoGameTime: New Day in L.A.
NBA TV's Brent Barry sat down with Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, Doc Rivers, Chris Paul and Blake Griffin on Clippers Rally day.
photoGameTime: Team USA
Rick Fox and Vince Cellini talk about the latest news surrounding team USA.