View Full Version : Bucks hire Skiles

04-21-2008, 07:59 PM
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks (http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/clubhouse?team=mil) need to play tougher defense, and start sharing the ball on offense.

So they're turning to Scott Skiles, the man who owns the NBA's single-game assist record -- and who once got into a fight with Shaquille O'Neal (http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/players/profile?statsId=847) during his playing days and lived to tell the tale.

The Bucks introduced Skiles as their new coach Monday, signing the former Chicago Bulls (http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/clubhouse?team=chi) and Phoenix Suns (http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/clubhouse?team=pho) coach to a four-year deal to replace someone Skiles considers a close friend, Larry Krystkowiak.

The 44-year-old Skiles received a four-year, fully guaranteed contract, a league source told ESPN.com's Chris Sheridan.

ESPN Article (http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=3356713)

04-21-2008, 10:03 PM
I think he is going to do a good job. He was a good player and IMO he was a good coach when he was working with the Magic.