“Bucks Takeover” Scheduled for Wisconsin Herd Game on March 11

By ohill | March 8, 2019


The Wisconsin Herd, the NBA G League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks, will celebrate its parent club with a “Bucks Takeover” theme on Monday, March 11. The game against the South Bay Lakers will feature appearances by Bucks’ mascot, Bango, the high-flying Rim Rockers, the Grand Dancers and more.

The Herd will wear “Cream City” City Edition-inspired jerseys, presented by Bergstrom Automotive, that will be auctioned off at whbucks.afrogs.org. Fans can bid now through Tuesday, March 12 at 11:59 p.m. with all proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish® Wisconsin.

“Our goal is to replicate the Bucks game day experience for fans in the Fox Cities,” said Wisconsin Herd President Steve Brandes. “We are thrilled to bring the energy of the Bucks Entertainment Network to Menominee Nation Arena and contribute to Make-A-Wish® Wisconsin’s statewide impact.”

Limited seats are still available to see these unique jerseys in action on March 11. To purchase tickets, go to wisconsinherd.com or call a Herd sales representative at (920) 233-HERD.

About Make-A-Wish® Wisconsin
Make-A-Wish® Wisconsin serves a unique, and vital, role in helping strengthen and empower children battling critical illnesses.  Since the Wisconsin chapter w+as founded in 1984, more than 6,700 wish families have experienced the power of a wish come true.  Last year alone, the chapter granted a record-breaking 402 wishes.  It is predicted that 500 Wisconsin children will be diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition this year!  Wishes are game-changers for children, filling their lives with something positive and uplifting during dark and challenging times.  For many, their wish marks a turning point in the fight against their illness!

Thanks to our caring supporters, like Bergstrom Automotive and the Wisconsin Herd, hundreds of children will discover the power of a wish come true this year.  Charlotte wishes to eat lunch with her favorite princesses.  Charlie wishes to go to Australia.  Max wishes for an adaptive play structure.  Kelly wishes to go to Hawaii.  Marcus, Gracie, Gabriela and many others wish to go to Walt Disney World® Resort.  Together, we create life-changing wishes for local children with critical illnesses.