Griffin replaces Mike Budenholzer, who was fired following five seasons with Milwaukee after the team lost to the Heat 4–1 in the first round of the playoffs. Griffin has spent the past 16 seasons as an assistant coach for five different teams, including for the 2019 NBA champion Raptors. He began his career as a Bucks assistant from 2008 to ’10.
According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Griffin and Warriors assistant Kenny Atkinson were the two finalists for the vacancy.
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