Beilein interviewed for Pistons' opening

Jeff Bower was hired as Pistons general manager in 2014

Former Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd is interviewing for the Detroit Pistons' head-coaching vacancy on Saturday, sources confirmed to ESPN.

Detroit recently hired longtime league executive Ed Stefanski as special advisor, tasking him with reshaping the front office and coaching staff. Stefanski is running searches for a new GM and head coach concurrently.

In four seasons under Van Gundy, the Pistons went 152-176 with one playoff appearance.

The Free Press confirmed MI coach John Beilein interviewed on Thursday. Detroit is believed to be looking to fill the positions separately.

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Yahoo! Sports first reported Kidd's interview with the Pistons.

A source has confirmed to the Free Press that former National Basketball Association player and coach Jason Kidd is the latest to interview for the vacant Detroit Pistons head coaching position. MI has won the Big Ten Tournament the last two years. They finished a disappointing 39-43 in 2017-18.

According to a report by ESPN, the Detroit Pistons and general manager Jeff Bower, a Hollidaysburg native, have parted ways. Miami Heat assistant coach Juwan Howard also named as a candidate; will reportedly interview for head-coaching job.

Beilein's coaching career began in Niagara County, but gained traction during his time at Canisius College in the mid 1990s. In the case of a smaller market like Detroit, the decision will come down to who amongst the candidates is a better "cultural fit".

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