James leaves ESPN.com to rejoin NBA ranks

MILWAUKEE -- Brian James signed a multiyear contract as an assistant coach with the Milwaukee Bucks, general manager Larry Harris said Wednesday.

James spent the last two seasons as a scout for the Seattle SuperSonics. He was also an NBA Insider for ESPN.com and Washington Wizards TV broadcasts.

He's been an assistant coach with the Wizards, Toronto Raptors
and Detroit Pistons.