Spurs’ Newman interviews with Suns

Spurs assistant Don Newman is one of a handful of candidates who have interviewed with the Phoenix Suns for a to-be-created spot on head coach Alvin Gentry’s bench.

In a story first reported by the , Gentry is looking for an aide to be a de facto “defensive coordinator.”

A veteran of seven seasons under Gregg Popovich in San Antonio, Newman is one of at least three coaches who have spoken with Gentry about the position, according to the Republic. One of the others is former Rockets assistant Elston Turner.

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