Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks 2021: News, Schedule, Roster, Score, Injury Report

The Milwaukee Bucks are owned by Wes Edens, Marc Lasry, Jamie Dinan, and Mike Fascitelli. They play in the NBA's Eastern Conference and are part of the League's Central Division along with the Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, and Cleveland Cavaliers.

The Milwaukee Bucks were founded in 1968. They were an expansion team, along with the Phoenix Suns. Mike Budenholzer is the current head coach of the Bucks, while John Horst and Peter Feigin serve as the general manager and president, respectively.

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This marked the first time since 1955 that a Milwaukee based team was part of the NBA. The name Bucks was chosen despite the name finishing second to Robins in a fan contest to name the new team.

The Milwaukee Bucks made a slow start in the NBA and won just 27 games in their maiden season. The team orchestrated a remarkable turnaround the following season and made it to the Eastern Conference Finals. The following year, the Milwaukee Bucks went all the way to lift the NBA Championship.

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As of this year, it remains the fastest expansion team in the history of all North American sports leagues to claim the title. They reached the final 3 years later in 1974. This was their last finals appearance to date.

Only two players have claimed the regular season MVP award while representing the Milwaukee Bucks. They are Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1971, 1972, 1974) and Giannis Antetokounmpo (2019, 2020)

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 Achievements and History

Founded

1968

Conference

Eastern

Division 

Central
President

Peter Feigin

General Manager 

John Horst

Head Coach 

Mike Budenholzer

Arena 

Fiserv Forum

Championships (1)

1971

Conference Titles (2)

(1971,1974)

Division Titles (15)

(1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 2001, 2019, 2020)
Website

www.nba.com/bucks

Milwaukee Bucks 2021 Current Roster 

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No.PlayerPosHtWtBirth Date
6Jaylen Adams  (TW)PG6-0225May 4, 1996
34Giannis AntetokounmpoPF6-11242December 6, 1994
43Thanasis AntetokounmpoSF6-6219July 18, 1992
12D.J. AugustinPG5-11183November 10, 1987
24Pat ConnaughtonSG6-5209January 6, 1993
3Torrey CraigSF6-7221December 19, 1990
Mamadi Diakite  (TW)PF6-9228January 21, 1997
0Donte DiVincenzoSG6-4203January 31, 1997
7Bryn ForbesSG6-2205July 23, 1993
21Jrue HolidayPG6-3205June 12, 1990
11Brook LopezC7-0282April 1, 1988
15Sam MerrillSG6-4205May 15, 1996
22Khris MiddletonSF6-7222August 12, 1991
13Jordan NworaSF6-8225September 9, 1998
9Bobby PortisC6-10250February 10, 1995
5D.J. WilsonPF6-10231February 19, 1996