Scott Skiles Rumors
Michael Scotto: Sources: Tobias Harris would prefer not to return to the Orlando Magic and play for Scott Skiles, who previously coached him in Milwaukee.: 4 more rumors
John Ariemma: so Harris doesn’t want to play for Skiles now? Steve Kyler: I have talked to him directly – he has no issues with Skiles, is about being wanted by the franchise and winning.
Conner Henry, whom the D-Fenders announced as their coach on June 10, is heading to Orlando to join the staff of Magic Coach Scott Skiles. The Magic announced their coaching staff on Friday, including Adrian Griffin, Monte Mathis, Mario Elie and Henry.
In Orlando, Harris has maintained dialogue with Scott Skiles, his former coach, throughout the year, exchanging encouraging messages. Nevertheless, Orlando’s desire to match a maximum-level offer sheet on Harris has been in question. he two sides couldn’t reach an extension last offseason, Orlando sticking to offers below the $10-to-$11 million that Harris desired — and now promises to surpass.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Mario Elie is a strong frontrunner to be hired as an assistant on Orlando Magic coach Scott Skiles’ staff, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
The Orlando Magic have reached an agreement with Adrian Griffin to become their new lead assistant coach, the Orlando Sentinel has learned. The addition of Griffin is the first hire for Scott Skiles’ coaching staff. Griffin spent the last five seasons as a Chicago Bulls assistant coach. Before that, he worked for the Milwaukee Bucks under Skiles as an assistant coach for player development.