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Milwaukee Bucks head coach's brother died during playoff series, per The Athletic

Posted at 11:18 PM, Apr 28, 2023
and last updated 2023-04-29 00:18:56-04

MILWAUKEE (NBC 26) — One of Milwaukee Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer's three brothers died during the team's first-round playoff series against the Miami Heat, according to The Athletic.

The Athletic reports Budenholzer confirmed the news through a Bucks spokesperson on Friday. The brother died just before Game 4 of the series, according to The Athletic.

Two Bucks sources told The Athletic that Budenholzer's brother died due to injuries suffered in a car accident.

The Bucks lost the series to the Heat in five games, including the last three. Milwaukee's only victory was in blowout fashion in Game 2.