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Hammon, Staley, Barry Added To List of Blazers Coaching Candidates

The Athletic’a Shams Charania has shed further light on the Portland Trail Blazers coaching search, adding two women to a list that already includes Chauncey Billups and Mike D’Antoni.

San Antonio Spurs Assistant Coach Becky Hammon and University of South Carolina/USA Women’s Coach Dawn Staley are in the running to become the NBA’s first permanent female head coaches.

Spurs assistant Becky Hammon -- who this season became the first woman to serve as head coach in an NBA game -- will soon interview for the Trail Blazers and Orlando Magic head coaching jobs, sources said.