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The Milwaukee Bucks are a professional basketball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They play in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The current franchise owner is U.S. Senator Herb Kohl.
On April 1, 2006 the Bucks set a new NBA record for the fewest team turnovers in one game when they committed just two turnovers in a 96-89 victory over the Indiana Pacers. Earlier that week, on March 28, they set a new NBA record with 11 3-pointers in a quarter, another new NBA record with 14 3-pointers in a half, and a team record with 18 3-pointers in a 132-110 shootout victory over the Phoenix Suns.
The Bucks finished the 2006 Regular Season with a loss to the Wizards, giving them a 40-42 record, dropping them to the 8th seed in the East. The Bucks lost to the Detroit Pistons, the defending Eastern Conference Champions, in the 1st round of the 2006 NBA Playoffs, winning the series 4-1. The Pistons also won the regular season series 3-1. Milwaukee had their only win in the playoff series when they beat Detroit 124-104 on April 29, 2006.
On June 28, 2006, the Bucks revealed a new color scheme as well as an updated logo. New uniforms will also be revealed at the start of the new season. The new colors revealed were dark red and forest green, returning the team to its original color scheme.
After the 2005-2006 season, the Bucks made substantial changes to their roster, trading several of their key players. The Bucks traded starting point guard T.J. Ford to the Raptors for forward Charlie Villanueva, and starting center Jamaal Magloire to Portland for Steve Blake, Brian Skinner, and Ha Seung-Jin.