Milwaukee Bucks Logo – Milwaukee Bucks is a team NBA based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The franchise is owned by the Senator of the United States Herb Kohl. Milwaukee Bucks was formed in January of 1968 when the NBA granted a franchise to Milwaukee Professional Sports and Services, Inc. (Milwaukee Pro), a group headed by Wesley and Marvin Fishman Pavalon. In October, the Bucks played their first regular season game against Chicago Bulls at the Milwaukee Arena with 8,467 spectators in the stands. The first victory came in the sixth game of the season against Detroit Pistons by 134-118, still one of the 26 games they would in their first year.
But his luck changed this summer, choosing from the first position of the Draft to Lew Alcindor, later known as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. In his second season in the league made the playoffs and Alcindor was named Rookie of the Year. In his third season, led by Larry Costello, the Bucks became the team’s fastest growing won a ring in the four major American leagues (NBA, NHL, MLB and NFL).
Following the 2005-06 season, the Bucks filmmaker many changes, including key players transferring. TJ Ford was traded to the Raptors for forward Charlie Villanueva, Jamaal Magloire to Portland for Steve Blake, Brian Skinner and Ha Seung-Jin, and on August 10th of 2006, Joe Smith to Denver for Ruben Patterson. Back in January of 2007, Steve Blake was traded to the Denver Nuggets for point guard Earl Boykins, Julius Hodge and money. Hodge was later cut from the team.