WISCONSIN HERD AWARDED INAUGURAL PRESIDENT’S CHOICE AWARD AND PRESIDENT STEVE BRANDES NAMED EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR

By Jamie Winsted | May 6, 2022

OSHKOSH, Wis. (May 5, 2022) – The Wisconsin Herd, the NBA G League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks, was recognized with the inaugural 2021-22 NBA G League President’s Choice Award. Herd Team President Steve Brandes was also recognized as 2021-22 NBA G League Team Executive of the Year. The announcement was made at the league’s sales and marketing meetings in Atlanta.

“The entire Herd organization and I are honored to receive this award,” said Steve Brandes. “This year was challenging after not playing last year and battling many variables due to the pandemic. I am proud of our team for all their hard work and effort to make this season successful.”

The Herd received the first-ever President’s Choice Award which is chosen by the NBA G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim. This award is given to a team that embodies what an NBA G League team should strive to be.
The Herd was recognized for outstanding ticket sales and sponsorship success, promotional creativity, social responsibility participation, digital & social engagement, league initiative participation and team staffing levels.

“We are thrilled for Steve and his team at the Herd for receiving these well-deserved awards,” said Milwaukee Bucks and Fiserv Forum President Peter Feigin. “We appreciate everyone’s hard work at the Herd and are delighted they have been recognized.”

This is the second time Steve Brandes has received Team Executive of the Year, after earning it during the 2017-18 season with the Wisconsin Herd. The Team Executive of the Year was selected by a vote of the league’s team presidents.

For more information on the Wisconsin Herd, visit Wisconsin Herd or call 920-233-HERD.