Milwaukee Bucks to ‘Return to the Mecca' and play a regular season game at UWM Panther Arena

Posted at 2:28 PM, Jun 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-11 10:24:16-04
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Milwaukee Bucks are returning to the place they called home for 20 years to help mark their 50th anniversary season.
The Bucks are planning to play a regular season game at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panther Arena, which was known as the Mecca when the NBA team played there from 1968 to 1988.
The date and opponent have not been announced.
The Bucks compiled a 582-209 record in their 20 seasons at the 11,000-seat Mecca. In their third season in the building, the Bucks went 34-2 at home and went on to win the 1971 NBA championship.
Bucks president Peter Feigin says it will be a "unique and special occasion" for the players and fans.
Information on all ticketing options for “Return to the MECCA” and the 50th Anniversary season can be found at by calling the Bucks ticket office at (414) 227-0599.
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