Mark Jackson interviewing for Milwaukee Bucks teaching job
Mark Jackson will get one other alternative to land a second likelihood as an NBA coach.
He’ll interview for the Milwaukee Bucks head teaching job, based on a report from The Athletic.
The Bucks dismissed Mike Budenholzer as coach earlier this month following a first-round gentleman’s sweep to the No. 8 seed Miami Warmth regardless of being the Japanese Convention favorites.
Jackson, 58, at present an NBA analyst for ESPN, hasn’t been a head coach within the league for almost 10 seasons.
His solely stint within the position was with the Golden State Warriors from 2011-2014, the place he memorably led the pre-dynasty period Warriors to 51 wins in 2013-14 and was canned following a first-round exit.
He was subsequently changed by Steve Kerr, who led the workforce to 4 championships since.
On a number of events, he has voiced his intent to teach once more.
Jackson interviewed for the Sacramento Kings teaching job final 12 months, the place he was a finalist. He additionally has had interviews through the years with the Los Angeles Lakers and the New York Knicks, amongst others.
If employed, he’d be teaching NBA famous person and former two-time MVP Giannis Antetokoumnpo.
Budenholzer coached the Bucks from 2018-2023, profitable an NBA title in 2021, two years after Budenholzer — earlier coach of the Atlanta Hawks from 2013-2018 — gained his second Coach of the 12 months Award.
Budenholzer was the Bucks’ longest-tenured head coach since George Karl led the workforce from 1998-2003, however the workforce felt it was time to maneuver on.