Bucks announce promotional items for upcoming season
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Six ‘Classic Nights’, including the Return to the MECCA game, highlight the Milwaukee Bucks promotional calendar for the team’s 50th Anniversary season. Each of the six home games will feature the Bucks Classic Edition uniforms, Nike’s modern take on the original Bucks uniform from 1968.
The ‘Classic Nights’ begin on October 26 when the Bucks host the Boston Celtics at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. The Return to the MECCA game marks the first time the Bucks have hosted a regular season home game off-site in Wisconsin since they played three regular season home games in Madison during the 1974-75 season. Additional ‘Classic Nights’ highlights include December 8 vs. Dallas (50th Anniversary cap), January 5 vs. Toronto (Giannis Antetokounmpo Starting Lineup figurine), January 26 vs. Brooklyn (Jon McGlocklin youth jersey), Febuary 27 vs. Washington (retro musical alarm clock) and March 4 vs. Philadelphia (Ray Allen lunch bag). Results of the Milwaukee Bucks All 50th Team Fan Vote will be announced at each of the five ‘Classic Nights’ following the Return to the MECCA game.
Other highlights of the promotional calendar include a retro shooting shirt on Opening Night (October 20), a 2017-18 magnet schedule on October 21 vs. Portland, a 50th Anniversary logo tote bag on November 15 vs. Detroit, a B Sweater Koozie on December 22 vs. Charlotte, a retro Bango toothbrush holder on February 25 vs. New Orleans, a Viewfinder on March 25 vs San Antonio and a retro pennant on April 5 vs. Brooklyn. Promotional items this season have been made possible by the Bucks’ partners at BMO Harris Bank, Dental Associates, FOX Sports Wisconsin, Cousins Subs, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Pick ‘n Save and Potawatomi Hotel and Casino.
Fear the Deer Nights, featuring the team’s historic alternate court and popular black Statement Edition uniforms, will also be back this season to highlight a growing list of always popular theme nights at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The Fear the Deer games will take place on Dec. 15 Chicago, Jan. 12 vs. Golden State, Feb. 2 vs. New York and March 7 vs. Houston. Additional theme nights include a Halloween-themed game vs. Oklahoma City on Oct. 31, Veterans’ Night presented by We Energies on Nov. 11 vs. Los Angeles Lakers, Love Your Melon Night on Dec. 9 vs. Utah, Star Wars themed game vs. Chicago on Dec. 15, Holiday themed game vs. Charlotte on Dec. 22, BucksFit Night presented by Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin on Jan 26th vs Brooklyn, Black History Month celebration presented by We Energies on Feb. 2 vs. New York, Salute to the Olympics on Feb. 15 vs. Denver, Bango’s birthday celebration on Feb. 25 vs. New Orleans, Pride Night presented by Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin vs. Indiana on March 2, Noche Latina on March 9 vs. New York, 90s and St. Patrick’s Day themed game on March 17 vs. Atlanta, and Fan Appreciation Night vs. Orlando on April 9.