The Bucks finished with a franchise-worst 15-67 record under Larry Drew in his first season as head coach. Photo via CBS Sports.
We all have started to wonder whether or not Larry Drew will be brought back as head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks next season. Drew just wrapped up his first season in the city, but the Bucks just finished with a franchise-worst 15-67 record.
Herb Kohl officially announced the sale of his franchise last week on Wednesday for $550 million to Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens. With new ownership, every staff member within the organization will be looked at. The NBA Draft is quickly approaching, and the first two people the men will probably evaluate are general manager John Hammond, and of course, head coach Larry Drew.
In the season finale against the Atlanta Hawks last Wednesday, Drew was asked (I don’t know why) whether or not he had been given any word on his job status going forward. The season finale took place on the same day as the ownership announcement, why would he know anything already? The league still hasn’t approved the sale just yet, but it is obviously very likely to happen.
So as I pondered offseason content ideas the other morning in the shower (yes), I wondered: what has happened to other historically bad head coaches? Below I went ahead and researched the answer to my question. The results are all 82-game based, and if a club has an asterisk mark, it indicates that that season was the franchise’s first year of existence.