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The Latest On Michigan's John Beilein, Detroit Pistons

Head coach John Beilein of the Michigan Wolverines looks on in the first half against the Villanova Wildcats during the 2018 NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship game.

SAN ANTONIO, TX - APRIL 02: Head coach John Beilein of the Michigan Wolverines looks on in the first half against the Villanova Wildcats during the 2018 NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship game at the Alamodome on April 2, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Last week, it was reported by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that the Detroit Pistons were interested in Michigan head coach John Beilein. The Pistons interviewed Beilein for their head coaching vacancy.

According to The Athletic's Brendan Quinn, the interest appears to be mutual. Beilein is genuinely intrigued by the Detroit job, though it remains to be seen if he'll be offered the position.

Now, Wojnarowski has more Beilein news. The Pistons appear to have him as one of their top two candidates for the job.

The franchise wants to have "further conversations" with Beilein and former Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey, according to Wojnarowski. Casey was the NBA's Coach of the Year this season but was surprisingly let go by Toronto.

Beilein is undoubtedly one of the best coaches in college basketball. He's been to two national title games while at Michigan and has won two Big Ten regular season crowns and two Big Ten Tournament championships.

He's also drawn praise for producing NBA players while at Michigan and for running an NBA-style offensive system. He's more of a fit for the pro game than it would first appear.

The question is, will he want to try his hand in the professional ranks at the age of 65?

And the question for the Pistons is do they want to take a shot on him doing so?