Report: Denver Nuggets interview Mike D'Antoni for head coach position

Former coach Mike D'Antoni formally interviewed for the Denver Nuggets job Tuesday, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports.

The job is currently held by interim coach Melvin Hunt, whose chances of keeping the job full time have improved in recent weeks, ESPN.com's Marc Stein reports.

D'Antoni, who coached the Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks and Phoenix Suns, as well as the Nuggets for the 50-game lockout season in 1998-99, has been widely regarded as the only other known candidate for the Denver job.

The Nuggets are the only team in the market for a new head coach. The team fired coach Brian Shaw in early March and promoted Hunt from assistant to interim coach.