Jon Horst

American basketball player

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Jon Horst
Milwaukee Bucks
PositionGeneral manager
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (1983-04-16) April 16, 1983 (age 38)
Sandusky, Michigan
NationalityAmerican
Career information
High schoolSandusky (Sandusky, Michigan)
CollegeRochester (MI) (2003–2006)
NBA draft2006 / Undrafted
Career highlights and awards
As player
  • USCAA national champion (2004, 2005)

As executive

Jonathan Randall Horst (born April 16, 1983) is an American basketball general manager for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA), appointed on June 16, 2017 and named NBA Executive of the Year on June 24, 2019.

While a player on the Rochester College basketball team, Horst won back-to-back United States Collegiate Athletic Association national championships in 2004 and 2005.

Executive career

Horst held the position of Director of Basketball Operations for the Milwaukee Bucks from April 2008 to June 2017, and from August 2007 to April 2008 he was the Manager of Basketball Operations for the Detroit Pistons.[1]

After the 2018–19 NBA season, Horst won the 2019 NBA Executive of the Year award.[2] The Bucks had a league-best 60–22 record and reached the Eastern Conference finals in the 2019 NBA playoffs. On June 7, 2019, Horst signed a contract extension with the Milwaukee Bucks.[3] On July 20, 2021, Horst's Milwaukee Bucks became NBA champions.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Bucks conclude hiring search by promoting Jon Horst to general manager". OnMilwaukee. June 16, 2017. Retrieved October 11, 2017.
  2. ^ "Every winner, best moments from the 2019 NBA awards show". ESPN.com. June 25, 2019. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  3. ^ "Milwaukee Bucks Sign General Manager Jon Horst To A Contract Extension". NBA.com. June 7, 2019. Retrieved August 8, 2019.
  4. ^ "The Milwaukee Bucks Win the N.B.A. Championship". nytimes.com. July 20, 2021. Retrieved July 21, 2021.
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