Bucks Fire Coach Adrian Griffin Midseason, Targeting Doc Rivers as Replacement

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Surprisingly, the Milwaukee Bucks parted ways with coach Adrian Griffin after just 43 games despite a strong midseason record. The team is swiftly eyeing veteran head coaches for the role, with Doc Rivers emerging as a top target. Sources reveal that the Bucks have initiated talks about the coaching position with Rivers. General Manager Jon Horst expressed the difficulty of the decision, stating they are actively seeking the next head coach. Assistant Joe Prunty will serve as the interim coach. With a 30-13 record, the Bucks are currently second in the Eastern Conference. Griffin was hired in the offseason to replace Mike Budenholzer.