Next to Russell Westbrook and James Harden, Oklahoma City head coach Scott Brooks was probably the most criticized member of the team in this NBA Finals series that saw the Miami Heat win their second title since 2006.
Brooks is supposedly not even close to signing a new deal with the team, having recently turned down a three-year, $11 million extension.
There is growing speculation that the Thunder & coach Scott Brooks are far apart on a contract extension and the holdup could led to a split— Darnell Mayberry (@DarnellMayberry) June 22, 2012
Presti: "As we have said consistently, Scott is an integral part of the Thunder, and his contributions have been critical to the success...— Darnell Mayberry (@DarnellMayberry) June 22, 2012
Some reports even have Phil Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy listed as possible successors to Brooks if he does not sign an extension.