Michael Cooper’s hometown newspaper says it isn’t true

Sources said Sparks team officials contacted Cooper late Wednesday night and he denied any connection to the USC job.

Story link: http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/rds_search/ci_12051999?IADID=Search-www.pasadenastarnews.com-www.pasadenastarnews.com

Can you imagine what would have happened if he’d gone behind the Sparks’ backs to take that job? Eeeeesh.

In the meantime, USC hasn’t said anything to Mark Trakh about his future at the school, according to sources. This isn’t making the school look real good.