The Adrian Griffin period solely lasted 43 video games in Milwaukee, and the staff wasted no time bringing in a big-name substitute, hiring Doc Rivers away from the ESPN broadcast sales space.
After all, Rivers had not been with ESPN lengthy, having solely taken the job after parting methods with the Philadephia 76ers on the finish of final season. It is the fifth completely different staff Rivers has coached in his storied profession.
At 30-13 and in second place within the Jap Convention, the staff is in comparatively fine condition. However the protection has taken a step again and Giannis Antetokounmpo and Damian Lillard nonetheless haven’t totally gelled of their half-season collectively, so Rivers can be tasked with bringing the Bucks again to their championship kind earlier than their window for rivalry formally closes.
Which brings us to right this moment’s quiz of the day. In 1949, the Basketball Affiliation of America merged with the Nationwide Basketball League to kind the Nationwide Basketball Affiliation, and the primary official NBA Finals have been held in 1950. So with that in thoughts, how lots of the successful coaches from each NBA Finals, which incorporates the brand new Bucks coach, are you able to title in six minutes?