You never would have guessed it years ago, but the Milwaukee Bucks championship run is bringing big business to area bars and restaurants. The Bucks are on the verge of winning their first NBA championship since 1971, but prior to this year, they have played third fiddle to the Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers on the Wisconsin pro sports landscape. Stone Harbor Resort Bar Manager John Walker has been making sure the Bucks games have been on their televisions long before their run to the Finals. His Bucks fandom dates back to the days of Ricky Pierce and Paul Pressey in the 1980s. He says the crowds have been younger with many jumping on the Bucks bandwagon in time.
While a Game 7 would be good for business, Walker would rather look forward to winning football and baseball seasons while echoing a familiar refrain: Bucks in Six.