Cavaliers conducting interviews for assistant job

John Bryant of the 76ers has interviewed to be an assistant coach with the Cavaliers, according to a report.

The Cleveland Cavaliers parted ways with assistant coach Jim Boylan and player development coach Phil Handy on June 18. A week before, they lost assistant Vitaly Potapenko to the Memphis Grizzlies.

The Cavs decided to promote Dan Geriot to a full-time assistant coach, Damon Jones assuming a more robust assistant coaching role, per the report.

Cleveland is in search of at least one assistant to join head coach Tyronn Lue’s staff, according to a report by Dave McMenamin of ESPN.

Green played in the NBA from 2003-15 with the Philadelphia 76ers, Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Pelicans, Los Angeles Clippers and Orlando Magic. He has been an assistant with Steve Kerr and the Warriors since retirement.

Bryant has been the Sixers’ player development coach since 2016. He has an been an assistant coach in the G League, as well as with the Nigerian national team.