From the late night data dump comes this gem from Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski regarding Danny Ferry's latest addition to the Hawks coaching rumors:
Ettore Messina, the Italian-born coach of CSKA Moscow, is among the top candidates to replace coach Larry Drew. Ferry and Messina have had contact about the possibility, and Messina is intrigued with the chance to be a global trail blazer in the NBA, sources told Y! Sports.
Messina is a celebrated Euroleague coach with an impeccable reputation, according to Yahoo!'s report.
Exit Question: On a scale from 0 (stomach pains) to 10 (uncontainable excitement), how are you feeling about the pace, progress and choices in this coaching search?