Phoenix Suns: Top Five Coaching Candidates

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3) Jeff Hornacek 

April 24, 2012; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Utah Jazz assistant coach and former player Jeff Hornacek prior to a game against the Phoenix Suns at Energy Solutions Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

Jeff Hornacek has been a relatively new name on the coaching radar but make no mistake, Hornacek should and could be a very legitimate candidate. Hornacek played 14 years in the NBA and spent his first five seasons as a Phoenix Sun. Hornacek was one of the most popular players in purple and orange prior to being shipped off as part of the trade that brought sir Charles to Phoenix.

Hornacek may not possess the coaching experience of a Nate McMillan or a Brian Shaw but Hornacek’s connection with the Phoenix Suns organization would make him a popular hire.

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Topics: Brian Shaw, Byron Scott, Elston Turner, Jeff Hornacek, Nate Mcmillan, NBA, Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Suns Coach

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