The vacancy in New Orleans, largely thanks to Anthony Davis, is the most coveted coaching job in the NBA.
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Per Yahoo! Sports:
Del Negro emerged as a candidate based upon his successful five-year run as head coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Clippers.
In five seasons he reached the playoffs four times, including the 2011-12 Western Conference semifinals. In his final season with the Clippers, Del Negro led the franchise to its best regular season in history, winning 56 games. His career record is 210-184.
Del Negro was credited with playing a part in the development of several talented young players in both jobs. He worked in the Phoenix Suns’ front office, where he ascended from player personnel director to assistant general manager. Del Negro had a 13-year playing career in the NBA.