Milwaukee Bucks owners hopeful team can still meet pre-season predictions

The house was full at the BMO Harris Bradley Center Friday night and Milwaukee Bucks fans’ excitement level was at playoff pitch for the game against the star-studded Golden State Warriors — exactly the kind of environment the team's new owners sou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 13th, 2018

See the replica MECCA floor the Bucks will play on this week

The Milwaukee Bucks on Monday unveiled the replica of the famous Robert Indiana-designed court that the team will play on Oct. 26 in its “Return to the MECCA” game commemorating the Bucks’ 50th anniversary season. “On this special night at .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 23rd, 2017

Owners: Optimism for Milwaukee Bucks leads to success off the court

Two things translate to selling tickets and sponsorships at NBA arenas and the Milwaukee Bucks owners believe they possess both this year — a winning team and a superstar in Giannis Antetokounmpo. Antetokounmpo already achieved superstar status.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 21st, 2017

Milwaukee Bucks to return to former Milwaukee Arena for regular season game

The Milwaukee Bucks announced Saturday that the team will play a 2017-18 regular season game at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, formerly known as the MECCA, in honor of the team's 50th season. The announcement was made at the team's annual block party.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 10th, 2017

Milwaukee Bucks will field team in new NBA eSports league

The Milwaukee Bucks plan to field a team in the new NBA 2K eSports league that is set to debut in 2018. The Bucks will be one of 17 NBA franchises competing in the league during its inaugural season. The eSports league would be an additional attr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 4th, 2017

Bucks have plenty of arena district prospects but might accept loss leaders: Peter Feigin

The Milwaukee Bucks owners find themselves in a buyer’s market as they seek commercial and retail projects for the downtown arena district but likely will invite some key retailers as “loss leaders,” team president Peter Feigin said. Feigin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 23rd, 2017

New 3,500 seat arena planned in Oshkosh for Bucks Developmental League team

The Milwaukee Bucks revealed plans Wednesday to own and operate an NBA Development League team that will begin play in Oshkosh for the 2017-18 season. As part of the deal, Fox Valley Pro Basketball led by Oshkosh business executive Greg Pierce wi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 9th, 2017

Bucks president Feigin keeps close ties with team owners Lasry, Edens, Dinan

How is the relationship going between Milwaukee Bucks president Peter Feigin and his three bosses in New York City — billionaires Marc Lasry and Jamie Dinan and near-billionaire Wes Edens? I asked Feigin about that during an interview for a story in Fr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 28th, 2016

Jim Beam signs sponsorship of Milwaukee Brewers

Jim Beam will become the “official bourbon of the Milwaukee Brewers” when the team opens its home season April 2......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2018

Jason Kidd"s firing was swift, not pre-meditated: Bucks GM Horst

The Milwaukee Bucks decision to fire coach Jason Kidd was swift and based on concerns the team wouldn’t achieve preseason goals of reaching the playoffs and at least winning its first round series, general manager Jon Horst said. Horst said duri.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 22nd, 2018

Reports of Jason Kidd"s firing from the Bucks got out before Kidd knew, and the move reportedly "devastated" Giannis Antetokounmpo

Nick Wass/AP The Milwaukee Bucks fired Jason Kidd on Monday after four seasons. News of the firing got out before Kidd was informed by the team, according to an ESPN report. Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo was reportedly "devastated" by the firing. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 22nd, 2018

Milwaukee Bucks begin selling season tickets for new arena to general public

The Milwaukee Bucks are launching their general season-ticket sales effort for the new downtown arena scheduled to open in September......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 5th, 2018

Bucks unveil first new-arena seats, invite original season ticketholders: Slideshow

They may not be the best seats in the house, but they were first seats unveiled at the new Milwaukee Bucks arena Tuesday with special guests who have held season tickets to Bucks home games for 50 years. Check out the attached slideshow to see the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2017

Wes Edens" e-sports team gains permanent status in League of Legends

Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Wes Edens’ e-sports franchise FlyQuest is one of 10 teams selected as permanent members in the North American League Championship Series for League of Legends......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 24th, 2017

The view of Bucks" arena from team"s new parking structure

The Milwaukee Bucks opened the team's new 1,250-space parking structure Nov. 1, the second major project opened in the arena district in downtown Milwaukee. Check out the attached slideshow to see photos of the new structure and the views it offers o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 5th, 2017

Baltimore Brigade owners eye ‘comprehensive marketing plan" to boost attendance in 2018

The team finished last in attendance among all Arena Football teams last season......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2017

Bucks" public plaza plans approved by Milwaukee Plan Commission

Two items related to the Milwaukee Bucks' planned public plaza in downtown Milwaukee near the team's new arena cleared the Milwaukee Plan Commission Monday. The first item vacated an alley between Old World Third Street and the site of the new aren.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 23rd, 2017

Scenes from last Milwaukee Bucks" home opener at the BMO Harris Bradley Center

The Milwaukee Bucks and their fans tipped off the team’s 50th anniversary home season with a rollicking, nationally-televised game Friday evening that proved a successful event that even a loss to superstar LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 21st, 2017

Tour the BMO Harris Bradley Center as it enters its last season: Slideshow

Nearly 2,000 people took the opportunity Saturday for a behind-the-scenes look at the BMO Harris Bradley Center as the building enters its final season before the new Milwaukee Bucks arena opens in downtown Milwaukee. Check out the attached slidesh.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 8th, 2017

Bulls instituting stricter bag policy in advance of United Center opener

The Chicago Bulls — and the entire National Basketball Association — are taking a stricter approach to security this season.  In advance of the Bulls' preseason home opener against the Milwaukee Bucks tonight, Bulls management this morning issued a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 6th, 2017

Bucks co-owner Lasry weighs in on NBA "legalizing" gambling

Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry says he supports legalized gambling on NBA games and, on a separate issue, says he is hopeful Congress resolves the “ridiculous” debate over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 21st, 2017