Things are getting serious between Quin Snyder and the Atlanta Hawks.

Shams Charania of The Athletic reported Friday that the team has offered Snyder its open head coaching job and that the two sides are “working toward a deal.”

Friday’s report builds on developments from Thursday, when Charania reported that the Hawks wanted to hire the former Jazz coach “swiftly.”

“The Hawks and Snyder had a virtual meeting on Wednesday ... and the sides are working on a potential in-person meeting in the very near future,” Charania tweeted, citing league sources.

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Snyder was linked to the Hawks’ opening almost as soon as the team fired coach Nate McMillan, as the Deseret News previously reported. Thursday’s news further confirmed that Snyder was the frontrunner for the gig.

“There has been mutual interest between the Hawks and Snyder,” Charania wrote, noting that the Hawks “believe in Snyder’s ability to enhance their culture on and off the floor.”

Snyder spent eight seasons with the Utah Jazz before stepping down last June. He previously served as an assistant coach in Atlanta.

Although Snyder has mostly been laying low this season, he recently appeared in Paris to help with a combine event for Basketball League Africa, as the Deseret News reported last month. He told The Associated Press at the time that he was enjoying his “personal sabbatical” away from the NBA.

“I think it’s just healthy. It was a hard decision to come to, but this time is unique and at this point in my career, it’s something really important to me,” Snyder said.

The Hawks, with a 29-30 record, are currently being led by Joe Prunty, who served as lead assistant under McMillan.