2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
44-38, 3rd in Central
AP Photo/Aaron Gash
9h

Bucks' Budenholzer excited by team's talent

Milwaukee's new coach, Mike Budenholzer, has a track record of developing players. Introduced Monday, he said the challenge with the Bucks will be to unlock the talent defensively.

Greek Freak proud of remarkable journey to NBA (1:11)
Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports
4dIan Begley

Giannis backs Bucks' choice of Budenholzer

The Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo, who had a breakfast meeting with Mike Budenholzer on Wednesday, says he's excited to play for the new coach. Antetokounmpo asked Budenholzer tough questions, he said, but the meeting was fun.

Giannis is 'excited to play' for Budenholzer (1:15)
5d

Eric Nehm, Bucks Reporter

What type of basketball should Bucks fans expect to see under new head coach Mike Budenholzer? Bucks reporter Eric Nehm discusses with Bryan Dee and Dan Needles.

Bucks couldn't do much better than Budenholzer (1:08)
AP Photo/LM Otero
5dAdrian Wojnarowski

Bucks name Budenholzer as new coach

The Milwaukee Bucks named Mike Budenholzer as their new head coach, citing his ability to teach and develop players. Budenholzer met with franchise star Giannis Antetokounmpo on Wednesday.

AP Photo/LM Otero
7dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Bucks meet with Budenholzer, Messina

The Milwaukee Bucks ownership is meeting with Mike Budenholzer and Ettore Messina, the two finalists for their head-coaching job, Tuesday in New York, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Is Budenholzer the coach Giannis needs? (1:35)
Does Budenholzer have bigger upside with Bucks or Raptors? (0:29)
AP Photo/Tony Dejak
8dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Bucks, Raptors key in on Budenholzer

Mike Budenholzer has emerged as the centerpiece of the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors' coaching searches, and the two teams are preparing to spend the coming days competing for him, league sources told ESPN.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Statement from Rick Carlisle via text message: "Rumors that I have interest in the Milwaukee Bucks job are completely inaccurate. I work for Mark Cuban and the Dallas Mavericks."

AP Photo/Tony Dejak
15d

Who's out, who's in: NBA coaching changes

At least nine NBA teams will have a different coach than the one that started the 2017-18 season. Keep up with every change on the sidelines here.

15d

Eric Nehm, Bucks reporter

How seriously is Becky Hammon being considered for the Bucks' head coaching position? Bucks reporter Eric Nehm joins Bryan Dee and Dan Needles to discuss.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina is interviewing for the Milwaukee Bucks' head coach opening in Milwaukee today, a source told ESPN's The Undefeated.

Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images
17dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Spurs' Becky Hammon to talk Bucks job

Spurs assistant Becky Hammon will be the first woman to interview for an NBA head-coaching job when she meets for the Bucks opening, league sources told ESPN.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

Ex-NBA head coach Jim Cleamons had an informal phone conversation with Bucks general manager Jon Horst this morning in regards to their head coach opening, a source said. Cleamons, who was an assistant coach when Michael Jordan starred with the Chicago Bulls, is also getting interest for head coach openings with Jordan's Charlotte Hornets and Chicago State. Cleamons, 68, won an NBA championship as a player with the Lakers and nine as an assistant coach with the Bulls and Lakers.

Team Stats

Points Per Game106.515th
Rebounds Per Game39.830th
Assists Per Game23.214th
Points Allowed106.816th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-184438.537
2016-174240.512
2015-163349.402
2014-154141.500
2013-141567.183