Milwaukee Bucks Daily: 60 wins secured for first time since 1981

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 04: (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 04: (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images) /

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as the Bucks reach the 60-win mark for the first time in 38 years.

In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we get reaction to the Bucks’ 60th win of the season, learn about Mike Budenholzer’s relationship with his former assistant Kenny Atkinson, and much more.

With the best record in the NBA already secured, notching a 60th win ensured the Bucks would leave a truly historic regular season having hit every conceivable goal they’d have set for themselves. Now, the focus switches to the playoffs and making even more history.

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Back to the present, let’s look at today’s Bucks stories.

Best of Behind the Buck Pass From 4/7/19

Milwaukee Bucks: 3 things to watch for as Atlanta Hawks visit: Prior to Sunday’s game, I looked ahead to the action as the Bucks prepared to host the Atlanta Hawks in their penultimate game of the regular season.

Bucks Gaming lose to Heat Check Gaming in Tip-Off Tournament: I rounded up the details from the latest Bucks Gaming action, as Milwaukee’s eSports team saw their Tip-Off Tournament run come to an end in the first knockout round.

Milwaukee Bucks: 3 takeaways from 133-128 loss to Brooklyn Nets: Jordan Treske offered his analysis of the Bucks’ Saturday night loss to the Brooklyn Nets, picking out his key takeaways from the action.

Milwaukee Bucks: Player grades from 133-128 loss to Brooklyn Nets: I also reflected on that defeat against Brooklyn, dishing out individual grades for Milwaukee’s efforts on the night.

Best of Bucks Around the Internet From 4/7/19

Bucks reach 60-win mark for first time since ’81: Malika Andrews of ESPN spoke to key Bucks figures about the team’s achievement of hitting the 60-win mark on Sunday against Atlanta.

Bucks 115, Hawks 107: Not great, but good enough when it matters: Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported from Fiserv Forum, recapping the Bucks win over the Hawks and getting the reaction of Coach Bud and the players.

‘He coached me hard’: How Mike Budenholzer influenced Kenny Atkinson and each took his own path to the playoffs ($): Michael Scotto of the Athletic wrote about the influence Mike Budenholzer had on Kenny Atkinson’s career, and the lessons they’ve carried with them from Atlanta to Milwaukee and Brooklyn respectively.

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That’s it for today’s roundup, but we’ll be back to do it all again tomorrow.