Bucks to tip off season on Thursday, Oct. 26 at home against 76ers

— Milwaukee to play on Christmas Day for sixth consecutive year with matchup at New York —

MILWAUKEE (Aug. 17, 2023) – The Milwaukee Bucks will tip off the 2023-24 regular season on Thursday, Oct. 26 with a nationally televised matchup against the Philadelphia 76ers at Fiserv Forum (6:30 p.m. CT, TNT). The complete 2023-24 regular season schedule, which was announced today by the NBA, will conclude on Sunday, April 14. The Bucks’ 2023-24 regular season schedule release is presented by Ballers Champagne.

The Bucks’ regular season schedule will also include games as part of the league’s inaugural In-Season Tournament, which will consist of Group Play and Knockout Round games. Milwaukee, which is part of East Group B, will tip off Group Play action at home against the New York Knicks on Friday, Nov. 3. The Bucks will also host the Wizards on Friday, Nov. 24 and play on the road against the Hornets on Friday, Nov. 17 and against the Heat on Tuesday, Nov. 28 to complete their Group Play schedule.

The Knockout Rounds of the league’s new annual competition are slated to take place between Monday, Dec. 4 and Saturday, Dec. 9, with eight teams advancing to the Quarterfinals. Teams not advancing to the Knockout Rounds will instead play two regular season games (one home and one away) on Wednesday, Dec. 6 and Friday, Dec. 8, while the losing teams in the Quarterfinals in each conference will play each other in a regular season game on Dec. 8. All Group Play and Knockout Round games, excluding the Championship, will count towards the regular season standings and are part of each team’s 82-game schedule. The Quarterfinals will be played in NBA team markets while the Semifinals and Championship will take place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Nineteen of the Bucks’ regular season games are slated to be nationally televised on ABC, ESPN and TNT this season, including a Christmas Day matchup against the Knicks at Madison Square Garden, which will tip off at 11 a.m. CT and air on ESPN. This will mark the sixth consecutive year the Bucks will play on Christmas Day.

Overall, Milwaukee will play three games in October, 16 games in November, 13 games in December, 16 games in January, 12 games in February, 14 games in March and eight games in April this season. The Bucks’ full 2023-24 regular season schedule is attached. The Bally Sports Wisconsin broadcast schedule for the 2023-24 season will be announced at a later date.

Fans looking to purchase tickets for the 2023-24 season should visit to see the full range of products currently available, including full season memberships, partial plans, group opportunities, or to register for a special presale opportunity for single game tickets, which will go on sale to the public on Monday, Sept. 25.

Additional highlights of Milwaukee’s 2023-24 regular season schedule include:

• The lid lifter of the Bucks’ road portion of the schedule on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at Toronto

• A season-long six-game homestand from Dec. 11-21

• A season-long five-game road trip from Jan. 29-Feb. 6

• A New Year’s Day home game against the Indiana Pacers on Monday, Jan. 1

• The lone home game of the season against the 2023 NBA Champion Denver Nuggets on Monday, Feb. 12

• Two home games against the defending Eastern Conference Champion Miami Heat on Monday, Oct. 30 and Tuesday, Feb. 13

• A 12 p.m. matinee rematch of the 2021 NBA Finals against the Phoenix Suns at Fiserv Forum on Sunday, March 17

• 17 weekend home games at Fiserv Forum (Friday, Saturday or Sunday)

• 14 back-to-backs

Schedule breakdown:

Games by month (home/road)
October: 3 (3/0)
November: 16 (6/10)
December: 13 (7/4)
January: 16 (8/8)
February: 12 (5/7)
March: 14 (6/8)
April: 8 (5/3)

Games by day of the week (home/road)
Sunday: 11 (7/4)
Monday: 12 (7/5)
Tuesday: 9 (5/4)
Wednesday: 14 (5/9)
Thursday: 12 (6/6)
Friday: 11 (5/6)
Saturday: 11 (5/6)

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