The continuity of Mike budenholzer in front of Milwaukee bucks, current NBA champions, is guaranteed after he received a contract extension this Tuesday for the next three seasons.
Budenholzer, who was entering the final year of his contract, now joins the Bucks through the 2024-25 season.
Its extension comes after three seasons that include a trip to the finals. of the Eastern Conference and the championship victory over Phoenix Suns last July.
“The appreciation I have for being part of the Bucks organization it’s hard to express “Budenholzer said in a statement: “Players they make success happen on and off the court. We have the best players and I am grateful to them. They have grown and we have grown together during the last three seasons “.
Budenholzer stressed that the team is ready to be even better when the next season starts.
“We are all looking forward to getting back to work and facing the great challenge of competing for an NBA championship again. Let’s keep improving and building great teams and doing a great job within. and off the court “, stressed the team’s technician.
Budenholzer, two-time NBA Coach of the Year, is branded from 31-17 in the playoffs as the Bucks’ chief technical officer, including the 2021 NBA title and travel to the finals and semi-finals of the conference. He has an overall record of 172-65 as coach of the Bucks in the regular season.
“Bud is a great coach and a fantastic partner to work with every day as we build a team that constantly competes. by championships “said Bucks general manager Jon Horst: “We are very grateful for the leadership that Bud provides and we look forward to building on the success we have had over the past three years and congratulations to Bud for this well deserved extension “.
Before coming to Milwaukee in 2018, Budenholzer led the Hawks to the playoffs in four of his five seasons in Atlanta. Had a 213-197 record with the Hawks, in what was his first experience as a coach after being Gregg’s henchman Popovich of the Spurs.