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Suns Receive Permission to Interview Nate Tibbetts, David Vanterpool

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Both Blazer assistants will interview for the Phoenix head-coaching vacancy, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

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The Cleveland Cavaliers aren’t the only franchise interested in the Portland Trail Blazers’ dynamic assistant coaching duo of Nate Tibbetts and David Vanterpool. The pair will also both interview for the Phoenix Suns’ head-coaching job, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski:

Per Woj, former Blazer assistant Monty Williams is the current front-runner for the job:

The Suns recently fired Igor Kokoskov after just one season at the helm. In total, the team has had four different head coaches over the last four seasons.