Wisconsin Herd signs lease extension with Oshkosh Arena

Posted on Jun 8, 2022

OSHKOSH, WI (June 8, 2022) – The Wisconsin Herd and the Milwaukee Bucks have entered into a multi-year extension of their lease at Oshkosh Arena, which will continue to be the home of Herd Basketball. Terms will not be disclosed.

 

“We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Oshkosh Arena,” said Steve Brandes, President of the Wisconsin Herd. “We are grateful for the continued support of our fans, partners and the Oshkosh and the Fox Valley communities. We are looking forward to an exciting future of Herd Basketball at Oshkosh Arena.”

 

Oshkosh Arena was built in 2017 and opened its doors for Herd Basketball on December 1, 2017. Located in the heart of Oshkosh, the arena also hosts a range of celebratory events, concerts, private gatherings and sporting tournaments.

 

“The Oshkosh Arena is excited to have the Wisconsin Herd extend their lease,” said Greg Pierce, President of Fox Valley Pro Basketball.  “The Oshkosh Arena is one of the best venues in the NBA G League for fans to watch quality players looking to break into the NBA.”

 

This upcoming season will be the Herd’s fifth season in the NBA G League and at Oshkosh Arena. Season ticket memberships are on sale now by calling 920-233-HERD or visiting wisconsinherd.com to learn more.

 

For media-related inquiries and interview requests, please contact Jamie Winsted at jamie.winsted@wisconsinherd.com or 920-744-0252. For more information on the Wisconsin Herd, please visit www.wisconsinherd.com.

 

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 a total of 29 teams with 28 teams having direct affiliations with NBA franchises ahead of the 2020-21 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. A record 45% of all NBA players at the start of the 2020-21 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.

 

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 Oshkosh Arena

The Oshkosh Arena is Oshkosh’s premier concert and live engagement arena. Home to the Wisconsin Herd and Wisconsin GLO, Oshkosh Arena has welcomed more than 200,000 attendees to various events since opening in 2017. The arena boasts a multitude of spaces suitable for a range of celebratory events, concerts, private gatherings, and sporting tournaments. For various events, the arena bowl can welcome up to 4,200 fans, while other intimate gathering spaces can hold between 50 to 500 people.

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