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Mike Woodson To Be In The Mix For Pistons Head Coach Job?

If a coach hasn't even been fired yet and people are already talking about his potential replacement, it's never a good sign for his job security. That is exactly what is happening with Detroit Pistons head coach John Kuester, who was the subject of a report saying he had been let go over the weekend. That turned out to not be the case, but the consensus is it's only a matter of time until a change is made.

Once Kuester is let go, a number of coaches will be mentioned as candidates. One name already being thrown out there is Mike Woodson, who was an assistant on the Pistons' championship team during the 2003-04 season. ESPN's Marc Stein says that Woodson is "sure to be considered" as a replacement for Kuester once a change is actually made.

If Woodson ends up being hired when all is said and done, it wouldn't be his first go around as a head coach in the NBA. He was Atlanta's head coach from 2004 to 2010 and compiled a record of 206-286. In his last season, Woodson led the Hawks to a 53-29 record.