With 25 postseason appearances in 40 years, the Milwaukee Bucks franchise has a deep, rich history. Here you'll find a wide array of stats and stories about one of the NBA's winningest teams.
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1971 - Defeated Baltimore Bullets
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The opening of the 47th season of Milwaukee Bucks basketball marks the beginning of a new era for the NBA franchise. A new ownership group headed by entrepreneurs Marc Lasry, Wesley Edens and an impressive assemblage of Milwaukee community leaders infuses the team and city with a new vitality driven by the promise of a next-generation team that remains true to the spirit of the “Brew City.”
The 2014 season ushers in exciting additions including new head coach Jason Kidd, who comes with a rich NBA pedigree and a reputation as one of the best point guards in league history. Under Kidd’s leadership is a strong roster of future stars including two of the most dynamic, young players in the NBA. No. 2 draft pick Jabari Parker joins Giannis Antetokounmpo to create one of the most exciting teams in the NBA and the start of a new kind of Milwaukee Bucks basketball.
In addition to an exciting roster of talented players and a Hall of Fame coach, the organization is in the planning stages of a new arena to serve as the home for the next era of Bucks basketball. The state-of-the-art facility will become an important part of the revitalization of downtown Milwaukee and become integral to the community’s economic future.
This new beginning for the Milwaukee Bucks is preceded by a lengthy history of success in the NBA, highlighted by the franchise’s NBA Championship in 1971. In just the team’s third season of action, the Bucks earned the distinction of owning the quickest rise from expansion team to champion in any of the four major North American professional leagues. The Bucks also count two conference championships, 13 division titles and 27 postseason appearances among the team’s many accomplishments. Additionally, numerous Bucks players, coaches and contributors are included as members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.