Kenny Atkinson has emerged as a candidate to join the coaching staff of Ty Lue with the Los Angeles Clippers.

Atkinson was fired by the Brooklyn Nets in March. Atkinson was hired by the Nets in 2016.

Atkinson has previously served as an assistant coach under Mike D'Antoni with the New York Knicks, as well as under Mike Budenholzer with the Atlanta Hawks.

Atkinson interviewed for head coaching positions this offseason with the New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls, New Orleans Pelicans and Houston Rockets.