Sources: Jazz to ask Stockton about coaching
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The Utah Jazz, as part of a broad coaching search expected to feature some 20 candidates, plan to reach out to Jazz legend John Stockton to gauge whether he has any interest in the position, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey declined comment Tuesday night about Stockton or any other prospective candidates when reached by ESPN.com.
Corbin coached the Jazz for the past three-plus seasons in the wake of Jerry Sloan's sudden resignation in February 2011.
After narrowly missing the playoffs in 2012-13, Utah consented to bring Corbin back for the final year of his contract.
This coaching hire is a big one for the Jazz after the Phoenix Suns hired away an ideal candidate last offseason in Jeff Hornacek.