According to a report from ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, San Antonio Spurs assistant Becky Hammon will be getting an interview for the vacant Milwaukee Bucks head coaching job. She'll be the first woman to interview for such a position.
Wojnarowski reported Friday night that Hammon is one of "at least 10" possible candidates. She isn't considered to be a frontrunner to land the position, but the fact that she's getting an interview is historic nonetheless.
Hammon isn't considered a frontline candidate on a Bucks list that included at least 10 possible candidates, but Milwaukee ownership and general manager Jon Horst were intrigued enough to ask the Spurs for permission to speak with her.
Hammon is actually one of four assistants on the Spurs staff who will be getting an interview.
The Bucks, this past season, finished with a 44-38 record and the 7-seed in the East. They pushed the Boston Celtics to seven games in the first round of the playoffs.
Milwaukee fired head coach Jason Kidd back in January. Joe Prunty, who took over, led the team to a 21-16 record down the stretch. Prunty is reported to be a candidate for the full-time position as well.
It's starting to seem like it's just a matter of time before Hammon becomes a top coaching candidate. If she ever does land a head coaching gig, it'll be historic.