In a significant development for the Milwaukee Bucks, the team has parted ways with head coach Adrian Griffin. This announcement was made on Tuesday, despite the Bucks currently holding a strong second-place position in the Eastern Conference.

General Manager Jon Horst confirmed the decision, acknowledging the challenges of changing coaches mid-season. He expressed his appreciation for Griffin’s efforts, saying, “Making this decision was difficult, but we are already in the process of finding a new head coach. We are grateful for Coach Griffin’s dedication and contributions to our team.”

Appointed in June following Mike Budenholzer’s departure after an early playoff exit last season, Griffin, 49, has been praised for his exceptional coaching skills and ability to connect with players. Under his guidance, the Bucks achieved a notable 30-13 record, placing them second in the league in terms of winning percentage.

Griffin’s last game as head coach was a 122-113 win against the Detroit Pistons on Monday.

The interim head coaching role will be filled by assistant coach Joe Prunty while the Bucks search for a permanent replacement. Reports suggest that former Philadelphia head coach Doc Rivers is being considered for the position.

This abrupt coaching shift has sparked widespread discussion among basketball fans and commentators about how it might affect the Bucks’ performance for the rest of the NBA season.



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