Milwaukee Bucks 2021-22 NBA Schedule: Key Fixtures Against Nets, Lakers and More

Published 09/26/2021, 1:18 PM EDT
Jul 20, 2021; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) and Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton (22) celebrate after winning game six of the 2021 NBA Finals and the championship against the Phoenix Suns at Fiserv Forum. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports


After a quick off-season, the NBA is set to return soon. The defending champions Milwaukee Bucks will go all guns blazing to retain their crown. However, their path to glory will not be easy. Giannis Antetokounmpo and co. have a tough set of fixtures ahead of them. Right from the onset, many challenging games await the champions.

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Last season, the men in green were aided by quality play from Giannis. Along with him, the likes of Khris Middleton, Jrue Holiday and Brook Lopez also made some valuable contributions. This time around, their mainstays will return fresh and ready to go again. With that being said, they will have to get going right from game one. Let’s take a closer look at what the Bucksseason ahead looks like.

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What are the key Milwaukee Bucks fixtures in 2021-22?

In their very first game of the new edition, the reigning winners will lock horns against the Brooklyn Nets. In a repeat of last year’s final, it will be Giannis vs Durant yet again, on the 19th of October. This battle of the trios will kickoff at 7:30 PM EST. Next up, a road trip to Miami awaits them, as they face off against the Heat on October 21st.

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In November, Mike Budenholzer’s men face back-to-back intense clashes. On the 17th of November, the side hosts the Los Angeles Lakers at Fiserv Forum, at 8:30 PM estimated. Right after this, the Bucks will welcome the Oklahoma City Thunder on November 19th. Meanwhile, in December, a blockbuster Christmas Day match-up against the Boston Celtics is slated to take place. Apart from this, games against the Rockets and Mavericks await. In January, the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors will look to spoil the Milwaukee party.

Jul 14, 2021; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) reacts during the fourth quarter against the Phoenix Suns during game four of the 2021 NBA Finals at Fiserv Forum. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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Bucks’ schedule for 2021-22 NBA season (CT)

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Oct 19 6:30 PM NetsJan 17 5:00 PMHawks
Oct 21 7:00 PMHeatJan 19 7:00 PMGrizzlies
Oct 23 7:30 PMSpursJan 21 7:00 PMBulls
Oct 25 6:00 PMPacersJan 22 7:00 PMKings
Oct 27 7:00 PMTimberwolvesJan 26 6:00 PMCavaliers
Oct 30 7:00 PMSpursJan 28 9:00 PMKnicks
Oct 31 6:00 PMJazzJan 30 6:00 PMNuggets
Nov 2 6:00 PMPistonsFeb 1 6:30 PMWizards
Nov 5 6:30 PMKnicksFeb 5 9:00 PMTrail Blazers
Nov 7 5:00 PMWizardsFeb 6 8:00 PMClippers
Nov 9 6:30 PM76ersFeb 8 9:00 PMLakers
Nov 10 6:30 PMKnicksFeb 10 9:00 PMSuns
Nov 12 6:30 PMCelticsFeb 14 7:00 PMTrail Blazers
Nov 14 5:00 PMHawksFeb 15 7:00 PMPacers
Nov 17 6:30 PMLakersFeb 17 7:30 PM76ers
Nov 19 7:00 PMThunderFeb 26 7:30 PMNets
Nov 20 7:00 PMMagicFeb 28 7:00 PMHornets
Nov 22 7:00 PMMagicMar 2 7:00 PMHeat
Nov 24 7:00 PMPistonsMar 4 6:30 PMBulls
Nov 26 8:00 PMNuggetsMar 6 2:30 PMSuns
Nov 28 4:00 PMPacersMar 8 7:00 PMThunder
Dec 1 7:00 PMHornetsMar 9 6:30 PMHawks
Dec 2 6:30 PMRaptorsMar 12 7:30 PMWarriors
Dec 4 7:00 PMHeatMar 14 9:30 PMJazz
Dec 6 7:00 PMCavaliersMar 16 9:00 PMKings
Dec 8 6:30 PMHeatMar 19 4:00 PMTimberwolves
Dec 10 7:00 PMRocketsMar 22 7:00 PMBulls
Dec 12 11:00 AMKnicksMar 24 7:00 PMWizards
Dec 13 6:30 PMCelticsMar 26 7:00 PMGrizzlies
Dec 15 7:00 PMPacersMar 29 6:00 PM76ers
Dec 17 9:00 PMPelicansMar 31 6:30 PMNets
Dec 18 8:00 PMCavaliersApr 1 7:00 PMClippers
Dec 22 7:00 PMRocketsApr 3 12:00 PMMavericks
Dec 23 7:30 PMMavericksApr 5 7:00 PMBulls
Dec 25 1:30 PMCelticsApr 7 6:30 PMCeltics
Dec 28 6:00 PMMagicApr 8 6:00 PMPistons
Dec 30 6:00 PMMagicApr 10 TBDCavaliers
Jan 1 5:00 PMPelicans
Jan 3 7:00 PMPistons
Jan 5 7:00 PMRaptors
Jan 7 6:30 PMNets
Jan 8 6:00 PMHornets
Jan 10 6:00 PMHornets
Jan 13 6:30 PMWarriors
Jan 15 5:00 PMRaptors

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Sankalp Harikrishnan is a tennis and NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He aspires to pursue Sports Journalism and has represented his institution in cricket, badminton, football, and table tennis. Apart from his professional desires, Sankalp does voluntary service with his friends to feed hungry animals on a regular basis.

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