Mailbag: New coaches coming from the college ranks could have an edge dealing with the shortened offseason, writes John Clayton.
The NBA has approved the Los Angeles Clippers' acquisition of coach Doc Rivers in a deal with the Boston Celtics, a league source confirmed to ESPNBoston.com's Jackie MacMullan.
Chicago Bulls assistant coach Ed Pinckney is interviewing with the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday for their head coaching vacancy, a league source confirmed with ESPN.com.
Pacers coach Frank Vogel is already resigned to making one change next season: Finding a replacement for associate coach Brian Shaw.
Former Orlando Magic assistant coach Patrick Ewing confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com on Sunday that he will be interviewing soon for the Portland Trail Blazers head coaching job.
Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird plans to spend a lot of time on the phone with executives from other teams in the coming days.