After a disappointing first-round exit in the NBA playoffs, the Bucks have been in search of a new head coach following the departure of Mike Budenholzer. Among the candidates considered for the position were experienced coaches Nick Nurse and Monty Williams, as well as Adrian Griffin, an assistant coach with the Raptors.
In a recent report by Chris Haynes of Bleacher Report, it was revealed that Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo played a pivotal role in advocating for Griffin to be appointed as the team’s new head coach. Antetokounmpo, a two-time MVP, expressed his support for Griffin, emphasizing his belief in the assistant coach’s ability to lead the team to success.
Griffin, a former NBA player, has been an assistant coach with the Raptors since 2018 and has garnered respect throughout the league for his basketball knowledge and leadership qualities. His appointment as the Bucks’ head coach is a testament to the confidence the organization has in his ability to guide the team to further accomplishments.
As the Bucks regroup and aim to build upon their previous successes, the influence and endorsement of Antetokounmpo for Griffin’s appointment as head coach will undoubtedly provide a boost of confidence and motivation for the entire team.