The Sacramento Kings have requested permission to interview a number of candidates for their next head of basketball operations.

On Sacramento's list are Timberwolves executive vice president Sachin Gupta, Heat assistant general manager Adam Simon, Nuggets GM Calvin Booth, Pelicans GM Trajan Langdon, Rockets assistant GM Monte McNair and former Hawks GM Wes Wilcox.

Interviews are expected to begin next week.

Vlade Divac stepped down on August 14th.