OSHKOSH, Wis. (September 1, 2022) – The Wisconsin Herd, NBA G League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks, will tip off its fifth season anniversary at Oshkosh Arena on Friday, Nov. 4 against the Windy City Bulls at 7 p.m. CT. This will be the first of 16 games the Herd will play as part of the Showcase Cup, followed by two games at the NBA G League Winter Showcase in Las Vegas. After the Winter Showcase, teams will compete in a traditional 32-game regular season.
The 2022-23 NBA G League schedule will consist of a 16-game Showcase Cup from Nov. 4 to Dec. 17, culminating with two games taking place at the NBA G League Winter Showcase Tournament in Las Vegas from Dec.19-22. Following the Winter Showcase, all teams will start a 32-game regular season which will bring the season total to 50 games. The regular season will start on Dec. 27 and conclude on Mar. 25, with the playoffs following shortly after.
The Showcase Cup will feature all NBA G League teams separated into four regional pods where each team will play 16 games. The teams with the best winning percentage in each regional pod, as well as the four teams with the next-best winning percentage across the league, will go on to play in a single-elimination tournament at the NBA G League Winter Showcase. The winners and runners-up will compete for a trophy and a monetary prize. Teams that do not qualify for the Showcase Cup tournament will still play two additional games at the NBA G League Winter Showcase.
Following the Showcase Cup, all team records will reset, and beginning Dec. 27 teams will play a traditional 32-game regular season. The top six teams of each conference, based on winning percentage from the regular season, will qualify for the NBA G League playoffs starting on Mar. 28.
The Herd’s complete 2022-23 schedule is attached.
The Herd will play 12 of its 24-home games on the weekend (Friday and Saturday), with 13 different opponents set to play in Oshkosh this season. Home games will tip off at 6 p.m. on weekdays (Monday-Thursday) and 7 p.m. on weekends (Friday and Saturday) except for the Herd’s School Day Matinee presented by BMO on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, vs. Westchester at 11:30 a.m. and Saturday, Mar. 4, 2023, at 11:30 a.m.
Season ticket memberships for the 2022-23 Herd season are available now. To purchase season memberships, or for more information on the Herd, visit wisconsinherd.com or call (920) 233-HERD. Single-game tickets for the 2022-23 season will go on sale in October.
The Wisconsin Herd promotional schedule will be released at a later date detailing theme nights and giveaways for the 2022-23 season.
Wisconsin Herd 2022-23 Schedule Notes:
Schedule by Month (Home/Road/Neutral):
• November: 12 games (6/6)
• December: 7 games (3/2/2)
• January: 13 games (7/6)
• February: 9 games (3/6)
• March: 9 games (5/4)
Schedule by Day of the Week (Home/Road):
• Sunday: 3 games (0/3)
• Monday: 5 games (1/4)
• Tuesday: 8 games (3/5)
• Wednesday: 9 games (7/2)
• Thursday: 4 games (1/3)
• Friday: 9 games (6/3)
• Saturday: 10 games (6/4)
• 2 home-home
• 4 away-away
• 1 home-away
About the Wisconsin Herd
The Wisconsin Herd is a member of the NBA G League and affiliated with the Milwaukee Bucks. The Herd was awarded the inaugural 2021-22 President’s Choice Award given to the model franchise in the NBA G League. For more information on the Wisconsin Herd, visit wisconsinherd.com and follow the Herd on Twitter (@WisconsinHerd), Facebook (/WisconsinHerd) and Instagram (@wisconsinherd).
About the NBA G League
The NBA’s official minor league, the NBA G League prepares players, coaches, officials, trainers and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Featuring 30 teams, 28 with direct affiliations to NBA franchises for 2022-23, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. 54 percent of all NBA players at the end of the 2021-22 season boasted NBA G League experience. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA Cares programs.