clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Bucks vs. Sixers Preview: (Almost) Conference Rivals Battle in Milwaukee’s Opener

A new season, the same end goal

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

Milwaukee Bucks v Philadelphia 76ers Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images

Milwaukee Bucks basketball is BACK! Thankfully after a forgettable preseason, the Bucks will begin the year on the road to face the Philadelphia 76ers. Let’s take a look at how things started over there...

Anyways, let’s look at this game.

Where We’re At

Both teams are coming off disappointing ends to their season with the Sixers unable to make it past the second round, again, and the Bucks bricking their way out of the playoffs against the Boston Celtics. Both teams are hoping to be the champs in a stronger Eastern Conference and believe they have the personnel to do so. Milwaukee has a proven record to support its belief while Philly ummmm, their baseball and football team are doing pretty well. This is Milwaukee’s first game of the season while the Sixers look to bounce back after losing to the Celtics Tuesday night.

Player To Watch

Our loveable dork best player of the NBA will be starting his 10th season. It’s a bit wild to think Giannis has been in the league that long and he is still in his prime and could potentially be better. The best player in the world will be the key to any success Milwaukee has and going up against fellow MVP contender will be the perfect spark to get going. Also his conversation with Eric Nehm is an absolute MUST READ!!


Game 1: Against Philly, the Bucks will...

This poll is closed

  • 13%
    Win big (by 10 or more points)
    (30 votes)
  • 45%
    Win close (by 9 or fewer points)
    (101 votes)
  • 26%
    Lose close (by 9 or fewer points)
    (60 votes)
  • 14%
    Lose big (by 10 or more points)
    (33 votes)
224 votes total Vote Now

Support our site! | BreakingT | ESPN+ | ESPN+ 30 For 30 | fuboTV | Disney+