Sill Hiring: NBA Teams With Holes To Fill Before July 1

As we draw near to one of the most anticipated free agency periods in sports history, teams have question marks on who their head coach and general manager will be. Among those teams include two with plenty of cap space, the defending NBA champions, and the Eastern Conference champions.

Los Angeles Clippers - Finally firing general manager and Head Coach Mike Dunleavy, the Clippers had two needs this off-season. Already filling in the void at general manger with the hiring of Neil Olshey, the Clippers are still in need of a coach. After plenty of speculation on who the candidates are,including some as far fetched as ESPN's Mark Jackson, it's clear that we're down to two: Vinny Del Negro and Dwane Casey.

This isn't the first time these two are battling it out for a coaching position. In 2008, Del Negro and Casey were the final two for the Chicago Bulls job. Del Negro was picked, but fired by the Bulls this off-season after two consecutive 41-41 seasons. Casey, an assistant coach for the Dallas Mavericks, was a former coach for the Minnesota Timberwolves. He had a 53-69 record with the team before he was fired after in the middle of the 2006 season.

Looks like a decision will be made by Sunday, three days after free agency period begins. An unproven franchise without a head coach will not likely draw the likes of Lebron James and Dwayne Wade but adding Al-Farouq Aminu, Eric Bledsoe and Willie Warren in the draft is giving the Clipper fans hope for a bright future. Clippers have just enough money to sign one player to a max-contract.

Cleveland Cavaliers- Everyone knows the Cavs are nothing without LeBron James, which is why the team is having a tough time finding a coach. James is the primary reason for their success. This team would still be a lottery pick without him. As a coach knowing this, the thought of coaching a team staring Mo Williams, Shaquille O'Neal and Antwan Jamison would make me s...

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