by Cedric ‘BIG CED’ Thornton
“This was a difficult decision to make during the season,” said Bucks General Manager Jon Horst. “We are working immediately toward hiring our next head coach. We thank Coach Griffin for his hard work and contributions to the team.”
Originally, the team announced assistant coach Joe Prunty as in the interim head coach—until they reportedly hired veteran basketball coach and current ESPN NBA analyst Doc Rivers.
The Milwaukee Bucks are currently ranked second in the Eastern Conference. The team gave no reason for letting Griffin go.
Milwaukee Bucks are hiring Doc Rivers to be the franchise’s next head coach, league sources tell @NBAonTNT, @BleacherReport. pic.twitter.com/UMeQ7bTK4d
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