BMO Harris Bradley Center

  • Milwaukee Bucks (NBA since 1988)
  • Milwaukee Admirals ( AHL, since 1988)
  • Marquette Golden Eagles (NCAA, 1988 )
  • Milwaukee Wave ( MISL, from 1988 to 2003 )
  • Milwaukee Mustangs (AFL, 1994-2001)
  • Milwaukee Iron ( af2 since 2009)

The BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, is a multi-function hall. It is the home of sports teams Milwaukee Bucks ( basketball), Milwaukee Admirals ( hockey ) and the basketball team the Golden Eagles of Marquette University.

The BMO Harris Bradley Center summarizes at sporting events 17600-18600 spectators at concerts for up to 20,000 people a place.

Construction and naming

The foundation stone of the Hall was laid in 1986. She was one of the most modern warehouses worldwide. The hall was opened in 1988 with a hockey game against the Edmonton Oilers Chicago Blackhawks. The Bradley Center, U.S. Cellular Arena should the obsolete and replace the resident sports teams offer a modern sports arena to be competitive in the future. Above all, the NBA team the Milwaukee Bucks benefited from the new building and moved in 1988 to the Bradley Center.

For the NBA season 2010/2011, the hall was renovated and partially rebuilt. Most obvious change was the installation of a new LED video cube in the center of the hall. Likewise were cabins, restaurants and the facade renovated.

The name of the hall dates back to Harry Lynde Bradley, a philanthropist and entrepreneur. Bradley has been co-founder and the technical head of the Allen Bradley Company, a company of international standing of electrical engineering, has risen as a brand in the consolidated Rockwell Automation. 21 May 2012 it was announced in the presence of representatives of the city, the Bradley Center, the Milwaukee Bucks and the new sponsor, that the arena for the next six years will be known as BMO Harris Bradley Center. Based in Chicago, BMO Harris Bank will pay during the contract period about 18 million U.S. dollars for the rights.

In September 2013, the NBA announced that the BMO Harris Bradley Center was no longer up to date. Needed to obtain the location for the NBA Milwaukee loud view of the league in the near future a new arena arise. The Bradley Center is next to the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento is the oldest arena in the league. Especially in terms of size and equipment lags behind the BMO Harris Bradley Center other NBA arenas.


The video cube used until 2010

North entrance of the BMO Harris Bradley Center

Interior view at the hockey games

Pictures of BMO Harris Bradley Center