Golden State Warriors assistant coach Mike Brown is in line to be interviewed for the Indiana Pacers coaching vacancy as they close on a replacement for Nate McMillan.
ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Saturday that the Warriors assistant coach was set for talks with the Pacers, having previously suggested as many as a dozen candidates for the role would be interviewed.
Former NBA Finals MVP Chauncey Billups has also been reported as a candidate for the job as Indiana look to fill the void left after McMillan's four season stint was brought to a halt when he was fired after their playoff exit last month.
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Brown joined Warriors coach Steve Kerr's staff in 2016 after head coaching stints with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Lakers.
Brown compiled a 347-216 record in two spells as head coach of the Cavaliers (2005-10, 2013-14) and one with the Lakers (2011-12).
He led Cleveland to the NBA Finals in 2006-07 and was named the NBA Coach of the Year in 2008-09.
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When Kerr was sidelined by chronic back pain during the 2017 NBA Playoffs, Brown guided Golden State to a 12-0 record in his absence. The Warriors have won two NBA championships since he joined the franchise.
McMillan amassed a 183-136 record but was just 3-16 in the playoffs with the Pacers after leading them to the playoffs all four years. This year's campaign ended when they were swept aside 4-0 by Miami.