Originally written on Rotowire  |  Last updated 8/21/14
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In a somewhat-surprising move, the Milwaukee Bucks and head coach Scott Skiles decided to “part ways” late Monday night. While Skiles and GM John Hammond both denied a Yahoo! report alleging that the coach of four-plus years “hated his team,” clearly some tension had been building between the two sides for quite some time. It was widely assumed that the starting backcourt of Brandon Jennings (who took to Twitter shortly after the news broke to thank his only NBA coach) and Monta Ellis frustrated the efficiency-focused Skiles with their sporadic and inconsistent play, and rumors surfaced that Skiles and Hammond did not see eye-to-eye on some of the team’s recent roster moves. The breakup was short and sweet, with Skiles and the Bucks organization both appearing to be content with the decision. And just like that, the Scott Skiles era is over in Milwaukee. The Bucks have turned the reins over to veteran head assistant Jim Boylan for the remainder of the 2012-13 season. The 57-year-ol...
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