Bucks open 2021-22 season at Fiserv Forum vs Nets on Oct. 19

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The defending NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks will open the 2021-22 season at Fiserv Forum against the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m.

The NBA made the announcement on Tuesday, Aug. 17.

The nationally televised matchup will be the first game of the NBA's 75th Anniversary Season.

The Bucks will also host a Christmas Day matchup at Fiserv Forum against the Boston Celtics on Saturday, Dec. 25 at 1:30 p.m. This is the fourth consecutive season the Bucks have played on Christmas Day and the second straight year they will play in Milwaukee.

The entire season schedule will be announced on Friday, Aug. 20 at 2 p.m. 

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