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Jerry Sloan has told the Milwaukee Bucks that he is not interested in their head coaching vacancy, according to a report by NBA.com.
Sloan confirmed to FOX Sports on Monday that Milwaukee general manager John Hammond came last week to his farm outside McLeansboro, Ill., along with assistant general manager Jeff Weltman and director of scouting Billy McKinney.
When asked by FOX Sports if felt he was seriously in the mix for the job, Sloan responded by saying, "You'd have to ask them."
Sloan, 71, is third all-time with 1,221 wins in 26 seasons as an NBA head coach.
Inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2009, Sloan has repeatedly turned down offers to return to coaching since resigning as coach of the Utah Jazz in Feb. 2011.
The Bucks have also interviewed former NBA coach Nate McMillan, Lakers assistant Steve Clifford and Rockets assistants Kelvin Sampson and J.B. Bickerstaff for the job vacated when the team didn't offer Jim Boylan a contract for next season.
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