Scott Allen Skiles (born March 5, 1964, in LaPorte, Indiana) is an American former professional basketball player and the current head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks. He also is the former head coach of the NBA's Phoenix Suns and Chicago Bulls. Skiles holds the NBA record for assists in one game with 30. In 199091 he won the NBA Most Improved Player Award. In 1982 Skiles led Plymouth High School to the Indiana State Championship. Plymouth, with no starter taller than 6'2' and no reserve taller than 6'6', was considered to be the weakest of the final four teams in the tournament that year even though they were ranked #4 in the state with a record of 26-1 entering the state finals. Amazingly, they won the state title with a 75-74 double overtime victory over favored Gary Roosevelt. In that game Skiles scored 39 points (to follow-up his 30 point performance against Indianapolis Cathedral that morning) to lead the Pilgrims past the Roosevelt Panthers. His long 22-foot (6.
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