Milwaukee Bucks

American professional basketball team

The Milwaukee Bucks are an American professional basketball team in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They play in the National Basketball Association. The current franchise owner is a group led by hedge fund managers Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry. They play their home games at the Fiserv Forum, which replaces their home of the last 30 seasons, BMO Harris Bradley Center, for 2018–19 and beyond. They won two NBA championships in 1971 and 2021.

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2022–23 Milwaukee Bucks season
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ConferenceEastern
DivisionCentral
Founded1968 (1968)[1]
HistoryMilwaukee Bucks
1968–present[2][3]
ArenaFiserv Forum
LocationMilwaukee, Wisconsin
Team colorsGood Land green, Cream City cream, Great Lakes blue, black, white[4][5][6]
         
Main sponsorHarley-Davidson[7]
PresidentPeter Feigin[8]
General managerJon Horst
Head coachMike Budenholzer
OwnershipWes Edens, Marc Lasry, Jamie Dinan, Mike Fascitelli [9]
Affiliation(s)Wisconsin Herd
Championships2 (1971, 2021)
Conference titles3 (1971, 1974, 2021)
Division titles17 (1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 2001, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)
Retired numbers10 (1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 14, 16, 32, 33)
Websitewww.nba.com/bucks
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In their 2019–20 season, the Bucks clinched a playoff berth after the team's 56th regular-season game, becoming the fastest team to clinch a playoff spot measured by the number of games played and by the calendar date (February 23) since the NBA changed its playoff format in 1984.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bucks History–The Beginning". Bucks.com. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. Retrieved May 13, 2018.
  2. "NBA.com/Stats–Milwaukee Bucks seasons". Stats.NBA.com. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. Retrieved January 29, 2017.
  3. "History: Team by Team" (PDF). 2018-19 Official NBA Guide. NBA Properties, Inc. October 8, 2018. Retrieved June 1, 2019.
  4. "Bucks Unveil New Visual Identity". Bucks.com (Press release). NBA Media Ventures, LLC. April 13, 2015. Retrieved April 14, 2015.
  5. "New Logo". Bucks.com. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. April 13, 2015. Retrieved April 14, 2015.
  6. "Milwaukee Bucks Reproduction Guideline Sheet". NBA Properties, Inc. Retrieved December 22, 2017.
  7. "Milwaukee Bucks and Harley-Davidson Roll Full Throttle Into NBA Season with Jersey Patch Sponsorship". Bucks.com (Press release). NBA Media Ventures, LLC. August 10, 2017. Retrieved December 17, 2017.
  8. "Peter Feigin Named Bucks Team President". Bucks.com (Press release). NBA Media Ventures, LLC. October 8, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2015.
  9. "Milwaukee Bucks President and Owner Herb Kohl Introduces New Team Ownership and Announces $100 Million Gift for Arena". Bucks.com. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. April 16, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2015.
  10. "Can Milwaukee Win 70 Games? Bucks Make NBA History As They Clinch Earliest Playoff Spot In Current Postseason Format". Retrieved 2020-02-24.

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