This has been a season full of controversy in terms of coaching changes. This one is the quietest of the season.
Currently sitting eighth in the Eastern Conference, and just three games back of the Chicago Bulls in the Central Division, the Milwaukee Bucks and head coach Scott Skiles have agreed to mutually “part ways.” The news was first reported by Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports’.
Skiles is the third coach this season to be relieved of their coaching duties, following the firings of Mike Brown for the Los Angeles Lakers and Avery Johnson for the Brooklyn Nets. The difference is that Skiles actually had a choice of staying aboard.
The Bucks made an official statement about Skiles’ exit.
“Scott and I met yesterday after practice and after some honest discussion, we both came to the conclusion that it was best to part ways,” [general manager John] Hammond said. “It is never an easy decision to make, but in the end a decision we felt was best for both parties. I want to thank Scott for...