While the Hawks have sat down and talked with Avery Johnson about their vacant head coaching position there is another name to add to the list. Portland assistant Dean Demopoulos is expected to have a phone interview with Hawks GM Rick Sund. Demopoulos was an assistant in Seattle when Sund was there and is the current lead assistant for the Portland Trailblazers.
The Hawks are set to meet with Dwane Casey later this week.
I still feel like Casey is ultimately going to be the favorite although if money is not a factor then I want Avery Johnson. I would say the Demopoulos interview is a courtesy and a very big fall back option.