Jazz Assistant Coach Igor Kokoskov Reportedly Hired as New Suns HC

The Phoenix Suns are hiring Utah Jazz assistant coach Igor Kokoskov to fill their vacant head coaching role, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Per that report, "Kokoskov, a native of Serbia, will be the first European born head coach in the NBA."

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An important moment for the NBA, and a very good coach going to Phoenix. https://t.co/tabwUgNCfv

Kokoskov, 46, has served as an assistant coach in the NBA since the 2000-01 season in tenures with the Los Angeles Clippers (2000-03), Detroit Pistons (2003-08), Suns (2008-13), Cleveland Cavaliers (2013-14), Orlando Magic (2015) and Jazz (2015-present).

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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