Skiles hospitalized with heart ailment

Updated: January 12, 2010, 4:33 PM ET
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PHOENIX -- Milwaukee Bucks coach Scott Skiles was hospitalized with an irregular heartbeat before Monday night's 105-101 loss to the Phoenix Suns.

Jim Boylan, who coached in Skiles' absence, said the coach was doing well.

"He's fine," Boylan said. "He'll be joining us in Portland. He has a little arrhythmia."

Skiles has been cleared to coach Wednesday night against the Trail Blazers, a team official told ESPN The Magazine's Ric Bucher.

Skiles spoke to the media shortly ...

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