The Atlanta Hawks are one step closer to hiring their next head coach.
Quin Snyder has been offered the Hawks job and there are “strong indications” he will take it, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Bally Sports.
The Hawks fired coach Nate McMillan on Tuesday, clearing the way for an immediate search that has picked up steam of late. The organization has reportedly turned its full attention to Snyder, and the parties are said to be deep in talks about what the vision for a future together looks like.
Hawks general manager Landry Fields, along with assistant GM Kyle Korver and owner Tony Ressler, have been in talks with Snyder about the philosophy and how to build the organization going forward.
Snyder, 56, has history as a Hawks assistant under Mike Budenholzer during the 2013-14 NBA season. After that stint in Atlanta, Snyder was hired as the head coach of the Utah Jazz, where he posted a 372-264 (.585) mark over eight years, which included three trips to the Western Conference Semifinals.
Snyder resigned from the Jazz in June 2022.
As for Atlanta, the Hawks are currently 29-30 overall and in eighth place in the Eastern Conference.
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