Giannis is ‘Forever Grateful’ to Fired Budenholzer
Giannis Antetokounmpo, the former small forward for the Milwaukee Bucks, has expressed his gratitude towards his former head coach Mike Budenholzer, who was recently fired from his position. In a tweet, Antetokounmpo paid tribute to the impact Budenholzer had on his career, expressing his appreciation for the former coach’s role in guiding him to become an NBA champion.
Antetokounmpo’s Twitter Tribute to Budenholzer
Antetokounmpo took to Twitter to express his feelings towards the former Milwaukee Bucks coach. In his tweet, he stated, “Coach Bud, I’m forever grateful for you and what you’ve taught me on and off the court. The trust, honesty, and care will never be forgotten. We will compete and do it at a high level, no matter what!”
This statement from Antetokounmpo highlights the respect and admiration he has for Budenholzer, who has guided the small forward to become one of the most dominant players in the NBA league.
Antetokounmpo’s Career with the Milwaukee Bucks
Antetokounmpo, who joined the Milwaukee Bucks in 2013, has spent the majority of his NBA career with the team. Since joining the Bucks, Antetokounmpo has developed into one of the best basketball players in the world, winning back-to-back NBA MVP awards in 2019 and 2020. Antetokounmpo’s growth under the tutelage of Budenholzer has been instrumental in the player’s success.
Budenholzer’s Contribution to Antetokounmpo’s Career
Budenholzer, who joined the Milwaukee Bucks in 2018, played an integral role in Antetokounmpo’s development. Under Budenholzer’s guidance, Antetokounmpo improved his shooting, ball handling, and court vision, making him an all-around player.
During Budenholzer’s tenure, the Milwaukee Bucks won the Eastern Conference in 2019 and finished first in the Eastern Conference in the 2020 season. Budenholzer was also named the NBA Coach of the Year during the 2018-2019 season for his contribution to the team’s success.
Antetokounmpo’s tribute to Budenholzer is a heartwarming display of gratitude and respect for his former coach. Despite Budenholzer’s firing, Antetokounmpo’s tribute pays homage to the coach’s role in developing him into the player he is today. Budenholzer’s contribution to Antetokounmpo`s career is sure to remain a lasting memory for the team and Milwaukee Bucks fans.
The Milwaukee Bucks have yet to announce Budenholzer’s replacement, but whoever takes up the reins will have some big shoes to fill. It remains to be seen what the future holds for Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks.