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Source: Budenholzer frontrunner for Bucks' coaching vacancy

Source: Budenholzer frontrunner for Bucks' coaching vacancy

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Former Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer will meet with the Milwaukee Bucks to interview for the team's coaching vacancy and is considered the early frontrunner for the job, a league source told AmicoHoops.The Bucks have had interest in Budenholzer for quite some time. The 2014-15 Coach of the Year has been preparing a presentation for the Bucks after he was told the New York Knicks were passing on him to hire David Fizdale.Milwaukee is conducting its due diligence in this coaching search, the source said, as the franchise is reportedly interviewing as many as 10 candidates.Budenholzer, however, is the Bucks' preferred choice, the source added.The Hawks and Budenholzer mutually agreed to part ways April 25. The Arizona native interviewed with the Phoenix Suns, but withdrew from consider...
New York Giants reportedly trim coaching search to three candidates

New York Giants reportedly trim coaching search to three candidates

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The New York Giants narrowed their coaching search to Josh McDaniels, Matt Patricia and Pat Shurmur, according to a report by the New York Post on Thursday. According to the newspaper, Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks did get past the first round of interviews. The report also said former Denver Broncos running backs coach Eric Studesville and Steve Spagnuolo, who finished the season as the team's interim coach are not being considered for the position. All three remaining candidates are currently preparing for playoff games and are linked to other openings. Shurmur, who is the Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator, is considered a candidate for the Arizona Cardinals opening. McDaniels, who is the offensive coordinator for the New England Patriots, also may be a candid...