Skiles Fired as Bucks Coach

Former Spartan Jim Boylan takes over

Mar 16, 2012; Oakland, CA, USA; Milwaukee Bucks head coach Scott Skiles on the sidelines against the Golden State Warriors during the second quarter at Oracle Arena. Milwaukee defeated Golden State 120-98. Mandatory Credit: Jason O. Watson-US PRESSWIRE

Scott Skiles is out in his fifth season as head coach of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks. Skiles had a 162-182 record and one playoff appearance. His contract was to expire at the end of this season. Jim Boylan, 57, a former MSU assistant to Tom Izzo, has been an assistant with the Bucks and will serve as interim head coach for the remainder of the season. Milwaukee has a 16-16 record with four straight losses heading into a Tuesday night home game against the Phoenix Suns. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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