Milwaukee Bucks Make Huge Decision On Coach's Future


After a stunning first-round exit, the East's No. 1 seed Milwaukee Bucks had some big decisions to make this offseason, starting at the top, and what to do with head coach Mike Budenholzer. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, that decision has been made, and Coach Bud is out.

The Bucks became only the sixth No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 8 in NBA history when they were knocked off by the Miami Heat, and came into the playoffs as the favorite to win it all.

He is the second championship coach to be fired in the last two years. Budenholzer led the Bucks to the championship in 2021. Frank Vogel was removed from his duties leading the Los Angeles Lakers just two years after leading them to a title in 2020. 

Budenholzer had a superb 271-120 record in five seasons at the helm of the Bucks, for a .693 winning percentage. His playoff mark was 39-26. 

He previously coached the Atlanta Hawks for five seasons, posting a 213-197 mark there.

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