76ers Assistant Lloyd Pierce To Meet With Hawks’ Owners

76ers Assistant Lloyd Pierce To Meet With Hawks’ Owners
Philadelphia 76ers assistant coach Lloyd Pierce directs players against the Denver Nuggets in the third quarter of the Sixers’ 114-102 victory in an NBA basketball game in Denver on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Philadelphia 76ers assistant Lloyd Pierce will interview with Atlanta Hawks ownership about the franchise’s head-coaching job, and a strong meeting will likely catapult him into a job offer, league sources told ESPN.

Pierce met with Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk on Friday, and will meet with Atlanta majority owner Tony Ressler early this week, league sources said. READ MORE>