Latest: Walton a candidate for Nets?

Warriors assistant Luke Walton is expected to be a candidate for coaching vacancies during the offseason.

The Nets are likely to consider Warriors assistant and acting head coach Luke Walton in their coaching search, per Amico Hoops sources. John Calipari (Kentucky), Tom Thibodeau (ex-Bulls), Mark Jackson (ex-Warriors), and Ettore Messina (Spurs assistant) are other potential candidates, according to the New York Post.

St. John’s coach and NBA Hall of Famer Chris Mullin and former NBA coach and current TV analyst Jeff Van Gundy could also be candidates for the Nets’ vacancy, per ESPN.

Former Pelicans coach Monty Williams is among the names the Nets are considering as head coach, per NetsDaily.

The Pelicans are likely to consider former Pistons GM Joe Dumars for a front-office position, per CBS Sports.

The Cavaliers are not inclined to trade center Timofey Mozgov, per ESPN.

Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao tells Cleveland.com he will not seek a trade despite a decrease in playing time this season.

Former Cavaliers and D-League center Martynas Andriuskevicius has agreed to a contract with the Helios Suns of Slovenia, per EuroBasket.

The 76ers will eventually have to decide between young big men Nerlens Noel and Jahlil Okafor, as the two have not played well together, a league executive told the Philadelphia Daily News.

The Nuggets plan to sign D-League guard Sean Kilpatrick (Cincinnati) to a 10-day contract, per Yahoo Sports.

The Pelicans are expected to consider swingman-type players for 10-day contracts, peer Yahoo Sports. Elijah Millsap, Orlando Johnson and Bryce Dejean-Jones could be among the players the Pelicans are eyeing, the website reports.

The Pistons plan to keep shooting guard Spencer Dinwiddie with the Grand Rapids Drive of the D-League for the foreseeable future, per Pistons.com.

Former NBA point guard John Lucas III has entered the D-League player pool, per ESPN.

Former NBA guard Nate Robinson is close to a contract agreement with the Xinjiang Flying Tigers of China, per Sportando.

— Sam Amico

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