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| Daily NBA Rumors

NBA Rumors for Saturday, May 30

InsideHoops NBA rumors updated 2:00 a.m. ET. More stories and other news also appears on the InsideHoops basketball blog.

nba rumors The timing may be different, but the conclusions from conversations with people familiar with the Bulls' pursuit of former Timberwolves executive Fred Hoiberg are the same. Hoiberg will accept and be introduced as Bulls coach next week before the NBA Finals begin Thursday to allow Iowa State to begin its replacement search formally and break its recruiting stalemate. St. Paul Pioneer Press

Hoiberg will accept the Bulls job next week but not be introduced for a few weeks for family schooling considerations. Whatever the case, sources continue to indicate that Hoiberg, barring an unexpected negotiation snag or change of heart, will replace Tom Thibodeau as the 19th coach in franchise history. Some have even speculated the Bulls and their former guard have an oral agreement in place, with only the contract details and introduction to be finalized. St. Paul Pioneer Press

nba rumors NBA coaching success comes in a variety of textures. Bulldogs can win, and so can Zen masters. Jeff Hornacek can, too, with the right front-office support. The Suns coach is entering the final season of a three-year contract, which screams "lame duck" in the coaching universe. If management wants to first distance itself from a disappointing season, that's understandable, but an extension, or at least picking up Hornacek's fourth-year option, should be on the team's offseason agenda. Arizona Republic

Speculation that Iowa State will pursue [Hornacek] if the Chicago Bulls hire Cyclones coach Fred Hoiberg makes sense. They love Hornacek, a four-year player in Ames, and know that just a year ago he was runner-up for NBA Coach of the Year. Arizona Republic

nba rumors The Orlando Magic have named Scott Skiles head coach, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Skiles becomes the 12th head coach in franchise history. Skiles, 51, has an overall NBA regular season record of 443-433 (.506) as head coach with Phoenix, Chicago and Milwaukee. During his 13 seasons as a head coach, his teams have reached the NBA Playoffs six times. InsideHoops

“Scott (Skiles) clearly distinguished himself as a tremendous fit,” said Hennigan. “Our young roster will benefit greatly from Scott’s extensive head coaching experience and commitment to teaching smart, physical, unselfish basketball. We believe in Scott’s ability to establish a culture of winning habits and accountability that will help guide our team in a positive direction.” InsideHoops

Hennigan: “As we began our search, our internal discussions centered on finding a head coach with a solid resume of NBA head coaching experience, great leadership qualities, a motivating communication style, and someone with a strong strategic acumen,” said Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins. “We feel Scott (Skiles) brings a balanced approach in all those qualities and we look forward, with great confidence, to him leading our young men in helping us reach our collective goal of sustainable success.” InsideHoops

nba rumors Following extensive examinations over the last two days – including neurological tests earlier this morning – Warriors guard Klay Thompson has been diagnosed with a concussion. He will not return to the court until he is symptom-free and cleared under the NBA’s concussion protocol guidelines. He will be evaluated daily and there is no timetable for his return. InsideHoops

After receiving final approval from the City of El Segundo, the Los Angeles Lakers have completed the purchase of a five acre property located at the northwest corner of Mariposa Avenue and Douglas Street from CDC/Mar Ventures, it was announced today by team President and co-owner Jeanie Buss. The Lakers will build their new corporate headquarters, including a practice facility, a 750-seat exhibition court and offices on the property, which is part of the Elevon at Campus El Segundo development. InsideHoops

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