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Locked On Suns Wednesday: Igor Kokoskov is the new coach of the Phoenix Suns

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We called it.

On today’s episode, we gave our instant reactions to 46-year-old Utah Jazz assistant Igor Kokoskov being announced as the next head coach of the Suns.

Kokoskov will be the first NBA head coach to be born and raised outside North America, and brings a pedigree as an assistant in the league as well as a championship head coach overseas. It seems like there will be an instant culture change in Phoenix.

On the court, Kokoskov is known for pushing the tempo, creating open shots for everyone on the offense, and pushing players to develop into new roles. How does that bode for Devin Booker, Josh Jackson and the rest of #TheTimeline?

Finally, we answered a few mailbag questions on Twitter about how the hire changes things from a personnel perspective in the draft and free agency.

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