Milwaukee Bucks in History

Events in Sport

  • 1968-10-16 Milwaukee Bucks play their 1st game losing 89-84 to Chicago Bulls
  • 1968-10-31 Milwaukee Bucks win their 1st game beating Detroit 138-118 (6th game)
  • 1968-11-23 Milwaukee Bucks make their 1st NBA trade, giving Bob Love & Bob Weiss to Chicago Bulls for Flynn Robinson

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1969-04-02 Milwaukee Bucks sign (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Lew Alcindor)

  • 1971-03-08 Milwaukee Bucks win their 20th straight NBA game (team record)
  • 1974-11-16 Milwaukee Bucks lose their 11th straight NBA game (team record)
  • 1975-11-02 Summit in Houston opens - Rockets beat Milwaukee Bucks, 104-89
  • 1985-03-01 Milwaukee businessman Herb Kohl purchases the Milwaukee Bucks
  • 1988-12-06 Milwaukee Bucks win their 1,000th NBA game (2nd fastest)
  • 1995-11-03 1st NBA game at FleetCenter, Boston Celtics lose to Mil Bucks, 101-100

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1942-07-21 Fred Hetzel, NBA star (SF, Cincinnati, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1945-04-25 Walt Wesley, NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks, LA Lakers)

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1947-04-16 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, [Lew Alcindor], NBA center (Mil Bucks, LA Lakers), born in NYC, New York

  • 1947-09-16 Lucius Allen, NBA star (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1948-09-10 Bob Lanier, NBA center (Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks)

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1948-10-25 Dave Cowens, American NBA forward (Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Newport, Kentucky

NBA Center and Head Coach Dave Cowens
NBA Center and Head Coach
Dave Cowens
  • 1955-11-14 Jack Sikma, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Kankalee, Illinois
  • 1959-08-19 Ricky Pierce, NBA guard/forward (Indiana Pacers, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1961-03-15 Terry Cummings, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1962-12-23 Jerry Reynolds, NBA guard/forward (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1963-11-28 Johnny Newman, NBA guard/foward (Denver Nuggets, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1964-04-01 Kevin Duckworth, NBA center (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1964-05-28 Armon Gilliam, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks, NJ Nets)
  • 1964-11-22 Benoit Benjamin, NBA center (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1966-04-19 Randolph Keys, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1966-06-28 Andrew Lang, NBA center (Minnesota Timberwolves, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1967-12-21 Ervin Johnson, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1968-01-19 Marty Conlon, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1968-03-19 Tyrone Hill, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1968-08-22 Michael Curry, NBA guard (Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1969-03-28 Elliot Perry, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1970-05-20 Terrell Brandon, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1970-06-12 Lee Mayberry, NBA guard (Milwaukee Bucks, Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • 1971-11-23 Vin Baker, NBA forward (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1972-02-06 Shawn Respert, NBA guard (Milwaukee Bucks, Toronto Raptors)
  • 1974-07-03 Jamie Feick, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1974-10-20 Jerald Honeycutt, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1975-07-20 Ray Allen, NBA guard (Milwaukee Bucks)