Raptors Interview JJ Redick For Head Coaching Vacancy
The Toronto Raptors have looked into the possibility of JJ Redick for their head coaching vacancy, a source has told Michael Grange of Sportsnet.ca. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported that Redick had an actual interview with the Raptors.
Redick has a fledging career in broadcasting after his retirement in 2021.
Redick has spoken openly about possibly coaching in the future.
Steve Nash, Derek Fisher, Jason Kidd, Mark Jackson, Isiah Thomas and Steve Kerr are among some of the former players who became head coach in the NBA without any prior experience as an assistant coach or as a college head coach.
The Raptors have been linked with a number of current assistant such as Charles Lee, Sam Cassell, Kenny Atkinson, Jordi Fernandez, Adrian Griffin and David Adelman. Other candidates include Becky Hammon, Jerry Stackhouse and Patrick Mutombo.