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A victory over the defending NBA champs late last month had the Milwaukee Bucks off to their best start in seven seasons.
They haven't won since, and now they're getting a new coach.
In the first game since Scott Skiles and the team parted ways, Milwaukee will try to avoid its first five-game losing streak in exactly one year Tuesday night against a Phoenix Suns club on the verge of its first 10-game road skid in 27 seasons.
Since a 104-85 victory over Miami on Dec. 29 moved them a season high-tying four games above .500, the Bucks (16-16) have gone winless while surrendering 105.8 points per game.
It's unclear if the skid led directly to the departure of Skiles, who was in his fifth season coaching the team. His tenure came to an abrupt end Monday - assistant Jim Boylan will reportedly serve as interim coach - even though the Bucks remain in playoff position in the Eastern Conference.
Skiles' defensive-minded style didn't seem to click with the Bucks' r...
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After four seasons, one playoff appearance, and a 162-182 record, head coach Scott Skiles and the Milwaukee Bucks have parted ways.
MILWAUKEE -- When a coaching change hits a professional locker room, each player's reaction depends on what kind of relationship he had with the coach.
The reaction to Scott Skiles' Tuesday departure as the Milwaukee Bucks' coach of four-plus seasons was no different. There was shock at the timing of the move, but opinions were mixed on what Skiles leaving will mean...
MILWAUKEE -- The day after Avery Johnson was removed as the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets, Scott Skiles was asked if the firing served as a reminder to him how quickly things can change as an NBA coach.
He didn't need a reminder because he's been through it before.
Skiles was fired in the middle of his third year in Phoenix and in the middle of his fifth year in Chicago...
For the third time this season, a team from the Association has had a shakeup at the head coaching position, as the “Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel” has reported that the Milwaukee Bucks and former bench boss Scott Skiles have agreed to a “mutual decision,” which resulted in Skiles leaving his position. The coach, was in the last year of his contract; his assistant Jim Boylan...
The Milwaukee Bucks announced Tuesday that Scott Skiles is out as the team's head coach and assistant Jim Boylan will take over for the rest of the season. Milwaukee is 16-16 this season and hosts the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night. "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...
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’...
The Bucks were one of my surprise teams this year. Whoops.
Scott Skiles is no longer the coach of the Milwaukee Bucks according to Sam Amick of USA Today Sports. The Bucks are 16-16 and currently sit in the 8th playoff spot in the East.
According to USA Today:
Milwaukee Bucks and coach Scott Skiles have agreed to part ways, according to a person familiar with the discussions.
The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on the condition of anonymity...
After getting off to a 16-16 start, including losing their last four, the Milwaukee Bucks and head coach Scott Skiles have decided to part ways.
The initial reports make it seem like the split is mutual, with neither side happy with the other. In fact, Skiles, according to an Adrian Wojnarowski report, “hated his team” and was looking to get out when the season was over. The...
The Bucks and Scott Skiles agreed to part ways.
Reports: Scott Skiles out as Bucks coach.
The Chicago Bulls were originally slated for another reunion with former coach Scott Skiles but he's once again looking for work.
Instead, the Bulls will face former assistant Jim Boylan when they seek a season-high fourth straight win Wednesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks, who will try to build on the end to a four-game skid.
In a development that seemed all too familiar...
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Brandon Jennings scored 29 points and the Milwaukee Bucks gave Jim Boylan a win in his first game as coach with a 108-99 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night.
The Bucks parted ways with coach Scott Skiles on Monday in what was called a mutual decision, and the Bucks tapped Skiles' top assistant Boylan as a replacement. Milwaukee's new head coach...