Bucks remove Coach Boylan
BUCKS09, SPT, PORTER, 2. - Milwaukee Bucks' new head coach Jim Boylan talks with Luc Richard Mbah a Moute in a game against the Phoenix Suns' in the 1st quarter of action at the BMO Harris Bradley Center Tuesday. JANUARY 8, 2013. GARY PORTER/GPORTER@JOURNALSENTINEL.COM Image by Gary Porter
MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Bucks have removed their head coach, Jim Boylan.
Reporter Charles F. Gardner gave this tweet:
Jim Boylan is out as Bucks coach, source indicates. He went 22-28 at end of season after replacing Scott Skiles.— cfgardner (@cf_gardner) May 1, 2013
Afterwards, the Bucks sent this as part of a statement:
“At this time we feel it’s in the best interest of the organization to seek a new coach to lead our team,” said Bucks GM John Hammond in a statement.
“We appreciate Jim’s efforts not only in his time as head coach, but in his entire tenure as a coach in Milwaukee. On behalf of the Bucks organization, I thank Jim for his five years here and his many contributions on and off the court. We wish Jim and his wife, Jane, the best.”
The Bucks lost their 1st round playoff series to the Miami Heat, 4-0, not coming within 10 points of the Heat in any game.
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