NBA Offseason Guide 2022: How the Milwaukee Bucks should approach the offseason

Giannis Antetokounmpo rests during a break in Game 6 of the NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference semifinal against Boston Celtics at Fiserv Forum Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on May 13, 2022. Jeff Haynes/NBAE via Getty Images

There is no shame in how the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks' season ended.

A tough seven-game series against Boston, with the Bucks missing All-Star Khris Middleton, only confirms that Milwaukee should be one of the favorites to win the championship next season.

The priority for Milwaukee this offseason should be retooling its bench.