Remember Sarunas Jasikevicius?
The Lithuanian had some big games against Team USA in the 2000 and 2004 Olympics, winning a bronze medal in 2000, then played for the Pacers and Warriors for a couple years.
He’s now coaching Zalgiris in Lithuania – and might return to the NBA.
Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri interviewed young EuroLeague coaching star Sarunas Jasikevicius for the franchise’s head-coaching job, league sources told ESPN.
Josh Lewenberg of TSN:
That might be Jasikevicius, but there’s only limited evidence. Zalgiris has certainly overachieved under his guidance, but it has been just 2.5 seasons. My bet is the Raptors are mostly gathering information and making inroads in case they might want to hire the 42-year-old in the future.
Clearly, though, Toronto isn’t rushing through this search.