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Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

Pacers assistant Nate McMillan and ex-Pacers aide Brian Shaw are two of the first names you hear in terms of coaches to replace Frank Vogel

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets announce staff additions with former judicial law clerk Natalie Jay becoming a cap specialist and ex-Net Sheldon Williams being named a pro scout.

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said after today's shootaround that it's good to get some level of clarity in the Chris Bosh situation. Bosh and the team released a statement confirming that he won't return for the playoffs, but the sides will continue to work together to resume his career as soon as possible.

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

It's interesting that Larry Bird told Frank Vogel about his decision not to renew his contract over the phone. He let Rick Carlisle (2007) and Jim O'Brien (2001) go in person. Carlisle and Bird sat and talked for a while after he let him go. O'Brien was with Bird when he called Vogel in 2011 to let him know that he was being named interim coach.

Fran Fraschilla @franfraschilla

Frank Vogel will get an NBA job shortly but given level of coaching in league, he'd be terrific at Top 10 college job if he waited.

Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

The Wizards, meanwhile, just announced star guard John Wall underwent minor procedures on both knees today as part of his trip to Cleveland

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Larry Bird said owner Herb Simon is willing to pay top dollar for the next head coach. Bird said he'll probably see some candidates next week in Chicago during the NBA's predraft camp.

Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

Though expected it's still jarring to hear Indiana is parting ways with Frank Vogel, who now becomes a target for Houston and maybe others