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Per USA Today Sports, the Milwaukee Bucks have met with Jerry Sloan for its head coaching position.
According to two people with knowledge of the situation, the former Utah Jazz coach who resigned abruptly in Feb. 2011 has already met with the Milwaukee Bucks about their vacant coaching position and is being seriously considered. The people spoke to USA TODAY Sports the condition of anonymity because of the private nature of the coaching search.
This is far from a sure thing for Sloan, as the Bucks have apparently met with numerous coaching candidates such as Nate McMillan and Houston assistant Kelvin Sampson, since firing interim coach Jim Boylan after the team was swept in the playoffs by the Miami Heat.
Sloan is said to be very eager to get back into coaching.
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Coaching legend Jerry Sloan has not taken any offers since leaving the Jazz but that can be changing as there is reportedly mutual interest with Milwaukee.
Jerry Sloan has been out of coaching since 2011, when he resigned in the middle of his 23rd season as head coach of the Utah Jazz. At the time of his resignation, he was the longest-tenured head coach in major American pro sports, but despite his name coming up in numerous rumors since then, Sloan so far has not found a job on another team’s bench.
That could soon change. The Milwaukee...
Jerry Sloan has already met with the Milwaukee Bucks about their head coaching vacancy and sources say he is a serious candidate.
Sloan abruptly stepped down as head coach of the Utah Jazz in February of 2011.
The Bucks fired Scott Skiles midseason and replaced him with Jim Boylan on an interim basis.
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The Milwaukee Bucks reportedly met with former Jazz coach, Jerry Sloan, about their head coaching position and are strongly taking him into consideration.
According to Sam Amick, USA Today Sports:
According to two people with knowledge of the situation, the former Utah Jazz coach who resigned abruptly in Feb. 2011 has already met with the Milwaukee Bucks about their vacant coaching...