He may be the NBA Coach of the Year, but Sam Mitchell still doesn't have a contract for next season. Moreover, Chris Broussard of ESPN says that Bryan Colangelo is interested in talking with Ettore Messina, the Italian coach of Euroleague power CSKA Moscow. Messina is in Athens for the Euroleage Final Four. Meanwhile, there is already speculation that the Pacers have targeted Mitchell to replace Rick Carlisle.
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