He Dollars Mark Jackson is expected to interview for his vacant head coaching position, the athletic‘s Shams Charania reports.
Jackson spent three seasons as the Warriors’ head coach from 2011 to 2014, amassing a 121-109 record and two playoff appearances. Despite winning 98 games in his last two seasons, Golden State fired Jackson and hired Steve Kerr, who would lead the team to a championship the following season.
When not coaching, Jackson has worked as an NBA analyst for ESPN since retiring in 2004. Jackson has primarily served on the network’s top broadcast team with Mike Breen and Jeff Van Gundy. He, too, has interviewed for various head coaching vacancies since 2014, including the fact that he became a finalist for the Kings’ job last year.
Milwaukee looking for new coach after firing Mike Budenholzer, who coached the team for five years, including a championship season in 2020-21. The Bucks had a league-best 58-24 record this year, but lost in five games to the No. 8-seeded Heat in the first round of the playoffs.