The Oklahoma City Thunder job can be a great gig as long as you know that Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook will be along for the ride.
With Scott Brooks being fired — Florida head coach Billy Donovan has been mentioned as a candidate.
I'll echo @ESPNSteinLine: Billy Donovan is a hot name for the OKC job. I'm sure he'd like to know Durant's intentions first, though.
— Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) April 22, 2015
Reports suggest Donovan has been doing some background research on Durant and the prospect of coaching him.
Doesn't mean he's made a decision but recently Billy Donovan has done background research on Kevin Durant according to sources
— Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) April 22, 2015
Thunder Gm Sam Presti has a longstanding friendship with Donovan, a two-time national championship coach who has been open about his interest in moving to the NBA.