Reports: Sixers set to interview Hornacek, Malone

Jeff Hornacek jersey retirement ceremony Former Sixers player Jeff Hornacek is a candidate to be the next head coach.

The Sixers coaching search (wait, did you forget about that?) has zeroed in on two names in recent days.

The team has received permission to interview Golden State Warriors assistant Mike Malone and Utah Jazz assistant Jeff Hornacek, according to multiple reports.

Malone is the top assistant under head coach Mark Jackson. Hornacek, who played for the Sixers, has been in Utah for two seasons.

The Sixers have also been linked to Pacers assistant Brian Shaw, while monitoring contract talks between Lionel Hollins and the Memphis Grizzlies, according to Yahoo! Sports.

The team is expected to begin the interview process next week.

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