MI head coach John Beilein reportedly interviews for Pistons' job

04 June, 2018, 19:02 | Author: Brenda Erickson
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Head coach Jason Kidd of the Milwaukee Bucks looks on in the fourth quarter against the Detroit Pistons during a preseason game at BMO Harris Bradley Center on October 13, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

The Pistons are searching for a new coach after Stan Van Gundy's ouster. Charlotte parted ways with Clifford after his team failed to make the playoffs the last two seasons, but he guided the franchise to a 196-214 record during his five-year stint.

Beilein, who has been Michigan's coach since 2007, earlier this month said he and the Wolverines were actively in talks about a contract extension that would keep him with the school beyond the 2020-21 season. Detroit now has to fill both those roles.

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ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski posted on Twitter on Friday that Beilein interviewed with the Pistons on Thursday. MI has won the Big Ten Tournament the last two years. NBA 2018 Coaching Carousel Coaching Rumors June 1, 2018Detroit Pistons: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports that University of MI coach John Beilein, the national runner-up in the 2018 NCAA Tournament, interviewed for Detroit's head coaching job on Thursday - the same day Dwane Casey was interviewed for the opening.

News 4 Sports confirmed the Lockport native interviewed for the Detroit Pistons' coaching vacancy on Thursday. Miami Heat assistant coach Juwan Howard also named as a candidate; will reportedly interview for head-coaching job. Including one season with the Brooklyn Nets, Kidd is 183-190 as an National Basketball Association head coach.


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