NBA – Milwaukee announced Tuesday evening the contract extension of its coach Mike Budenholzer, the architect of the second title in the history of the franchise last spring. The Bucks did not specify the length of the new lease but it would be three years according to information from ESPN. A fair reward for the 52-year-old coach.
It’s a rolling business. Mike Budenholzer, who led Milwaukee to his second NBA title this summer, fifty years after the first, extended his contract with Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Bucks for several years on Tuesday. According to ESPN, Budenholzer, 52, has signed a three-year extension and is now linked with the Wisconsin squad until 2025. Contractual clarification not confirmed by the club.
The Milwaukee Bucks have signed head coach Mike Budenholzer to a multi-year contract extension.https://t.co/GHrXthq7SG— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) August 25, 2021
Designated coach of the 2014/2015 season, then at the head of the Atlanta Hawks, and of the 2018/2019 fiscal year for his first year at the helm of the Bucks, he managed to make the band of Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday a team of champions, at the end of the play-offs where they notably dismissed the Brooklyn Nets (4-3) in an epic battle in the semifinals of the Eastern Conference, before overcoming Phoenix ( 4-2) in the final.
On The Saddle in Spring
After two failures in the final and semi-final of the conference during the two previous seasons, Budenholzer was announced in the hot seat in the spring, but this finally winning course came to reward this technician who already had four titles (1999, 2003, 2005, 2007) gleaned from San Antonio when he served as Gregg Popovich’s deputy.
“The players are the source of success on and off the pitch. We have the best players and I am grateful to them. They have grown and we have grown together over the past three seasons and we ended up winning the We are all eager to get back to work and take on the big challenge of winning another one, “said the coach.
“Mike’s strong leadership, coaching expertise, commitment and adaptability have been instrumental. We are delighted with the work Bud has done with his assistants Jon Horst and Peter Feigin and we are proud of him. get that extension signed, ”Bucks owners Marc Lasry, Wes Edens and Jamie Dinan said.