The 22-year-old Croatian center (2.16m) has played NBA basketball for four seasons, the first three of them for the Phoenix Suns that selected him as a fourth overall pick of the 2016 draft.
But it seems apparent that it will not be easy to find a new coach.
Lucas Boye's 36th minute goal gave newly promoted Elche a 1-0 win away to Eibar, who are also in deep trouble in the relegation zone. Eibar controled most of the game, but lacked firepower in attack and wasted a great chance to take at least a point when Edu Exposito sent a 52nd minute penalty over the crossbar. Enditem
The Chinese Football Association (CFA) revealed that the second phase matches would be played in a two-legged knockout format, with the CSL's 16 teams divided into a championship group (Final A) and a relegation group (Final B).
Lautaro Martinez came off the bench to add the fifth for Inter with a rocket in the 72nd minute, and Caprari scored a consolation goal for Benevento four minutes later.
After a goalless first half, Evergrande broke the deadlock just three minutes after the break, as Ai Kesen's header took a deflection off Shan Pengfei's head to go beyond a helpless goalkeeper Xu Jiamin.
The former amateur midfielder proved its qualities when it comes to long-term development measures when leading the TSG Hoffenheim and RB Leipzig from the lower leagues to the Bundesliga. A similar supervising position seems an option at Schalke.
FC Barcelona has had an excellent start to the campaign and has looked much sharper and stronger under Ronald Koeman's guidance in their opening two matches. However, it will be without central defender Clement Lenglet on Sunday, with the Frenchman missing the match against his former club Sevilla after being sent off in Vigo on Thursday. Enditem
The top 16 world-ranked male and top 16 world-ranked female players will fight for glory at the ITTF Finals, with a cap of four players for each association.
Ajax will receive a transfer fee of 21.23 million euros (about 25 million U.S. dollars), which can rise to a maximum of 26.23 million euros including bonuses.
Evergrande had secured the top place of Group A before Sunday's match, while Dalian had dropped into the Final B.