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Darvin Ham swiftly landed a new role after leaving the Los Angeles Lakers, accepting a top assistant position with the Milwaukee Bucks.

According to NBA insider Gery Woelfel, sources indicate that Ham’s hiring by the Bucks was significantly influenced by Giannis Antetokounmpo, highlighting the star player’s input in team decisions.

Moreover, sources suggest that Ham, despite having offers from several other teams, took the Bucks job with the expectation of eventually succeeding Doc Rivers as the head coach.

This move reunites Ham with the Bucks, where he previously worked before his tenure with the Lakers.

The Bucks’ decision to bring Ham aboard reflects their confidence in his coaching abilities and potential to contribute to the team’s ongoing success.