DENVER (AP) -- Dan Issel is scheduled to meet with general manager Kiki Vandeweghe on Wednesday amid reports that he will resign as coach of the Denver Nuggets.
Issel has been on a leave of absence since Saturday, hours before he was to return to coaching after a four-game suspension for making an insensitive ethnic remark to a spectator.
The Rocky Mountain News, citing unidentified NBA sources, reported that Issel would announce his resignation after the meeting. But Vandeweghe, who talked to players before Tuesday's practice, said nothing has been decided yet.
"There has been a lot of speculation," he said. "But I'll wait to hear from Dan."
Center Raef LaFrentz told the Denver Post that Vandeweghe indicated interim coach Mike Evans would be the head coach when the Nuggets play the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
"We don't know for how long. We don't know anything about Dan's situation," LaFrentz said. "You'd think they'd want to tell the players what's going on."
Issel's agent, Warren LeGarrie, has said his client probably will decide Wednesday whether he wants to resign or stay with the team either as head coach or in another capacity. Issel also is president of the Nuggets.
Issel was trying to decide whether he could still be effective as a coach, LeGarrie said.
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