Milwaukee Bucks announce 2017-18 season schedule

Posted at 8:08 AM, Aug 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-15 09:11:50-04
MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Bucks have announced their regular season game schedule for the 2017-2018 season. 
The Milwaukee Bucks will tip off their 50th Anniversary season on the road against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, Oct. 18, followed by a four-game homestand at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, beginning with a nationally televised game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday, Oct. 20 on ESPN. 
The home opener is the first of 18 weekend home games for the Bucks in 2017-18 and the first of 10 nationally televised games.
The Milwaukee Bucks say highlights of the 2017-18 schedule include:
  • Eighteen games available to a national television audience
  • A pair of home games against the three-time defending Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday, Oct. 20, and Tuesday, Dec. 19
  • The lone visit from the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors on Friday, Jan. 12
  • Two December home matchups against the rival Chicago Bulls on Friday, Dec. 15, and Tuesday, Dec. 26
  • A Martin Luther King Jr. Day matinee at the Washington Wizards on Jan. 15
  • Two, season-long four-game road trips (Nov. 22-30 and Feb. 4-10) and the season-long four-game homestand at the beginning of the season against Cleveland, Portland (Oct. 21), Charlotte (Oct. 23) and Boston (Oct. 26).
The Bucks will play four preseason games prior to the start of the 2017-18 season opener. Milwaukee begins its preseason schedule at Dallas on Monday, Oct. 2, before playing three games against Central Division foes Indiana, Chicago and Detroit.
The full preseason schedule is below:
  • Monday, Oct. 2 @ Dallas - 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 4 vs. Indiana @ BMO Harris Bradley Center - 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 6 @ Chicago - 7p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 13 vs. Detroit @ BMO Harris Bradley Center  - 7:30 p.m.
The Bucks have a 50th Anniversary “Superpass” promotion including the season opener, which you can learn about on theteam’s website.
For the full season schedule, click here.