Former Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers has been confirmed as the new head coach of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks, sports media ESPN reported. ESPN quoted a source on the 25th (Korean time) as saying, “There has been an agreement in principle for Rivers to take over as Milwaukee’s vacant coach. “Milwaukee, which is ranked second in the NBA Eastern Conference in the 2023-2024 season, fired coach Adrian Griffin seven months after his appointment. The reason was that the team needed to be upgraded further in order to win the championship.

ESPN said, “The Milwaukee club contacted Rivers after the dismissal of Coach Griffin and reached an agreement. The club believes that Rivers’ career will maximize the combination of Milwaukee’s two star players, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Damian Lillard.” He added. Rivers, who began his coaching career with the Orlando Magic in 1999, served as a head coach with the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, and Philadelphia .He received the Coach of the Year award in 2000, and led Boston to the championship in 2008.Rivers ranked 9th in most wins in the NBA regular league with 1,097 wins, and 4th in the 슬롯사이트 playoffs with 111 wins.

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