The Thunder are doing their best to bring their first-round series with the Grizzlies back to Oklahoma City for an exciting game seven. Here’s a look at more news from out West:
- Yannis Koutroupis of Basketball Insiders breaks down which coaching candidates have the best chances at landing the Lakers job.
- Nina Mandell of USA Today Sports doesn’t think that John Calipari will succeed in quieting rumors about potential NBA coaching gigs, namely the Lakers speculation. Mandell notes that Calipari accepted the Kentucky job after proclaiming his plans to stay put at Memphis.
- The Jazz are expected to hold pre-draft workouts next Wednesday and Thursday, per a tweet from Tony Jones of The Salt Lake Tribune. We noted earlier that Stanford’s Josh Huestis is one player they will likely give a look.