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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 Bucks reportedly consider Sloan a “serious candidate” for their head coaching gig, making the Bucks the fourth team in the last two years to be connected with the 71-year-old coach. Sloan would replace interim coach Jim Boylan, who took over after Scott Skiles and the team parted ways in January.
Sloan’s 1,221 career coaching wins are the third-most in NBA history. He coached the Jazz to two NBA Finals and six Western Conference Finals, most recently in 2007 with Deron Williams and Carlos Boozer.
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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 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.
Jerry Sloan (who by all accounts was a super badass on the court back in the day) interviewed with the Milwaukee Bucks and is being considered for their coaching vacancy. He’s also been recently linked to the Bobcats, though has taken himself out of the running. Because the only thing that beats working for Michael Jordan is, apparently, not working for Michael Jordan.
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...
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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...
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