Milwaukee Bucks agree to long-term extension with GM Jon Horst Friday
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- According to release from the Milwaukee Bucks Friday, Oct. 15, the Bucks have agreed to a long-term contract extension with General Manager Jon Horst.
The news comes following the Bucks incredible NBA Championship during the 2020-2021 season, the first title for the organization in 50 years.
"I am blessed and excited to continue with the Bucks,” Horst said in a Bucks release on the extension news Friday.. “Thank you to Marc, Wes and Jamie for your continued confidence and trust in me and for giving us the resources to be successful. We have the best ownership in sports, and I’m humbled to work with you. I also want to express my deep appreciation to my great partners and friends, Peter Feigin and Coach Bud, as we continue building sustainable success in Milwaukee."
According to the same statement from the Bucks, "Since taking over as general manager in 2017, Horst has restructured the Bucks’ basketball operations by reimagining roles, responsibilities and processes of the team’s front office staff, and has executed key roster decisions that have turned the Bucks into a consistent contender and the 2021 NBA Champions."
Horst enters his 14th season with the franchise after previously serving as Director of Basketball Operations from 2008 until his promotion to General Manager in 2017.