Results tagged with 'mecca'
Published July 14, 2017
Since 1988, the Bradley Center has been home for Bucks basketball. Given the announcement that Milwaukee will play a game back at the old MECCA this season, and with the new arena being built nearby, we got to wondering: Who were the best Bucks to ball at the BC?
Published July 12, 2017
From 1968 to '88, the MECCA hosted some of the best basketball Milwaukee's ever seen - the 1971 NBA Championship, seven straight division titles in the '80s. This season, the team will play a game back at the old venue, which got us wondering: Who were the best Bucks to ever play there?
Published June 10, 2017
In celebration of the franchise's 50th anniversary, the Bucks announced Saturday at their third annual Summer Block Party that they will play a game at the MECCA - now called the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena - during the 2017-18 regular season. It will be a very special night.
Published Jan. 23, 2017
ActivateMKE's mission is to connect the community through sports and fitness. The organization's first major project entails creating two outdoor basketball courts - made with the world famous MECCA floor - in a Milwaukee public space.
Published May 24, 2016
Last year, we took you inside the Milwaukee Theatre (formerly the Auditorium) and the Arena to get a look behind the scenes at these local landmarks. This time, we dig into the archives to find treasures from events held in those venues.
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