The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as we learn that Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer has been named Coach of the Year by the National Basketball Coaches Association.
In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer is named Coach of the Year by the National Basketball Coaches Association, we round up a couple more playoff previews before Game 1 tips off Sunday evening, and much more.
In his statement after receiving the honor from his peers, Budenholzer thanked his players and staff across the Bucks organization for helping to make their 60-win season a reality this year, one that Budenholzer has certainly been instrumental in achieving.
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Back to the present, let’s look at today’s Bucks stories.
Best of Behind the Buck Pass From 4/13/19
Milwaukee Bucks: 3 key stats about the Detroit Pistons: I previewed some of the key areas and statistics that defined the Detroit Pistons’ season this year, which could surface in their first round series with the Bucks.
Milwaukee Bucks: 3 reasons why the Bucks will make it to the Finals: Robby Cowles offered up his reasons for why the Bucks will outlast their threats in the East to make it to the NBA Finals this year.
Milwaukee Bucks: Analyzing regular season series against Detroit Pistons: Adam McGee examined the Bucks’ success against the Pistons in their four-game season series throughout this year.
Milwaukee Bucks: Analyzing Brook Lopez/Andre Drummond matchup: Adam also broke down the big man matchup between Pistons center Andre Drummond and Bucks sharpshooting center Brook Lopez in advance of the teams’ first round series kicking off.
Best of Bucks Around the Internet From 4/13/19
Bucks’ Budenholzer named top coach by peers: ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Saturday morning that Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer has been voted Coach of the Year by the National Basketball Coaches Association.
Bucks have adopted their coach’s personality, and there’s more to Mike Budenholzer than meets the eye: Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel wrote about the culture change and environment that Budenholzer has helped install inside the Bucks’ organization and the ways he’s managed to keep his players engaged throughout the season, which included games of flag football and whiffle ball.
Numbers preview: Milwaukee Bucks (1) vs. Detroit Pistons (8): John Schuhmann detailed the various statistics for the Bucks and the Pistons for the season before their first round playoff series for NBA.com.
Beat writer crossover preview: X-factors, analysis and predictions for the Bucks-Pistons series ($): Eric Nehm and James L. Edwards over at The Athletic combined forces to preview the Bucks’ first round series with the Pistons before Game 1 Sunday evening.
That’s it for today’s roundup, but we’ll be back to do it all again tomorrow.