Report: Mike D'Antoni would be interested in Nuggets job
The Nuggets fired Brian Shaw on Tuesday after he led the team to a 56-85 record in fewer than two seasons, including a 20-39 mark this season.
Melvin Hunt was appointed interim coach for the rest of the season.
D'Antoni last coached in the NBA in 2013-14, when he led the Los Angeles Lakers to a 27-55 record.
A report from Yahoo Sports on Tuesday said that Denver has not started considering long-term candidates for its head coaching position.