Jerry Sloan, Bucks have discussed coaching job

Stephen Dunn

Hall of Fame coach Jerry Sloan met with the Bucks recently to discuss filling the team's head coaching vacancy.

The Milwaukee Bucks and former Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan met recently to discuss the team's head coaching vacancy, Sam Amick of USA Today reports. After taking some time off, he's considered a serious candidate for the position.

Sloan, 71, hasn't coached since his sudden resignation from the Jazz in 2010. The Hall of Fame coach had a fallout with the franchise's star player at the time, Deron Williams, which eventually led to a major rebuilding effort across the organization.

Now ready to return to coaching re-charged after a couple years off, Sloan joins a list of coaching candidates in Milwaukee that includes Rockets assistant Kelvin Sampson and former Trail Blazers coach Nate McMillan. Neither can boast the kind of resume that Sloan has, though.

Since beginning his coaching career with the Bulls in 1979, Sloan has posted a 1,221-803 record as an NBA head coach. Most of the time came with Utah, a team he led to back-to-back NBA Finals appearances in the late 1990's.

More from SB Nation:

FAQ: Explaining the Kings situation

Ziller: Expansion still makes the most sense

Flannery: Redemption, agony and clear paths

Prada: Indiana's near-perfect defense

Warriors tie series with OT win

Can Kevin Durant do more?

Log In Sign Up

Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.


You must be a member of to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at You should read them.


You must be a member of to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at You should read them.




Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.