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Bucks' new developmental league team to be named 'Wisconsin Herd'

Posted: 9:04 AM, Jun 08, 2017
Updated: 2017-06-08 14:35:53Z

A report says that the Milwaukee Bucks now have a name for their developmental team to be based in Oshkosh this fall.

WTMJ's Doug Russell reports that the team has released the name "Wisconsin Herd" to an e-mail list. The name has also been registered on Twitter.

The name is most certainly in reference to the term being used for multiple deer - something that is a part of the natural landscape of the state.

The Bucks have not made an official comment; they have said a special announcement is set for Saturday at the team's block party in Milwaukee.

The team is expected to start playing games in October or November; no schedule has been released.