Adam Simon, currently the assistant GM of the Miami Heat, will not pursue the head of basketball operations role with the Sacramento Kings.

Trajan Langdon has also pulled out of the running for the position.

Other candidates for the role include Timberwolves executive vice president Sachin Gupta, Nuggets GM Calvin Booth, Rockets assistant GM Monte McNair and former Hawks GM Wes Wilcox.

Interviews are expected to begin next week.