After a 25-57 season, the Suns decided earlier today to move on from interim coach Lindsey Hunter and instead hire Jeff Hornacek. The Suns may not be ready for the playoffs next year, but they hope to take a few strides towards success in 2013/14. Here's more out of the Pacific Division..
- In today's column, Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe writes that Robert Pack is someone to watch in the Clippers' coaching search. The longtime NBA guard was a key assistant on Vinny Del Negro’s staff in L.A.
- HoopsWorld's Derek Page ranks the Kings' Tyreke Evans as one of the top two shooting guards available on the free agent market, along with Gerald Henderson. It's important to note that Page lists Monta Ellis and J.R. Smith in a separate category for players who can exercise contract options for next season.
- The new owners of the Kings have to decide quickly on what to do with their team and staff, writes Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee.