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Suns agree to terms with Jeff Hornacek

Posted By Sports Talk Florida Rumors On May 27, 2013 @ 8:35 AM In NBA,News and Rumors | No Comments

The Phoenix Suns have agreed to terms with Utah Jazz assistant coach Jeff Hornacek to be their new head coach, league sources confirmed to CBSSports.com on Sunday.

[1]Hornacek, one of the Suns’ most popular former players, agreed to terms on a three-year deal for slightly less than $6 million with a team option for a fourth season, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. Contract details are expected to be finalized by Tuesday.

Hornaceck, 50, played for Phoenix from 1986-92 and made the All-Star team in his final season with the Suns. Phoenix also interviewed Rockets assistant J.B. Bickerstaff and interim coach Lindsey Hunter, who went 12-29 in the second half of the season after taking over for Alvin Gentry.

Source: Ken Berger, CBS Sports [2]


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