Update: 3/12 3:52 p.m.
This statement came from the Milwaukee Bucks.
Due to the NBA’s suspension of games until further notice, tonight’s game against the Boston Celtics and remainder of the 2020 regular season are currently postponed. Tickets held for any postponed game will be valid for the rescheduled date, when that is determined.
The NBA is currently evaluating plans for the remainder of the 2020 regular season. If any game is officially canceled, fans who own a Milwaukee Bucks ticket package that includes affected games will receive direct communication from the team that provides detailed information on ticket options. Fans who purchased tickets through Ticketmaster, Bucks.com or the Bucks mobile app will receive further email communication from Ticketmaster with information on rescheduled dates or cancellations.
“Due to the NBA’s suspension of games until further notice, tonight’s game against the Boston Celtics has been postponed,” said Bucks and Fiserv Forum President Peter Feigin. “Decisions about the status of remaining 2020 regular season is currently being determined. Tickets held for tonight’s game and any future postponed game will be valid for the rescheduled date. We thank our fans for their patience during this time and will continue to closely consult with the NBA, and city and state health officials to provide you with updates.”
Update: 3/12 1:23 p.m.
The Toronto Star’s Bruce Arthur says, essentially, that the duration of the regular season would not happen.
The NBA has told its teams that the league will be suspended for 30 days, minimum.— Bruce Arthur (@bruce_arthur) March 12, 2020
Update: 3/12 8:00 a.m.
The postponement of the NBA season will have ripple effects. The Milwaukee business community can expect to see the effects. WTMJ’s Mike Spaulding talked with Mark Kass of the Milwaukee Business Journal. Listen in the player below.
Update: 3/12 7:00 a.m.
Dennis Krause of the Bucks Radio Network joined Wisconsin’s Morning News to talk about the season postponement and the uncertainty of the future. Listen in the player below.
Update: 3/12 6:00 a.m.
WTMJ’s Rusty Mehlberg talks with Justin Garcia of the Bucks Radio Network about the season postponement. Listen in the player below.
Update: 10:10 p.m.
The Bucks have shared this statement about the current halting of the NBA season due to coronavirus concerns:
The NBA has announced it is suspending its regular season games starting Thursday amid fears of the coronavirus.
NBA To Suspend Season Following Tonight’s Games pic.twitter.com/2PTx2fkLlW— NBA (@NBA) March 12, 2020
The NBA “will use hiatus to determine next steps moving forward,” league says. https://t.co/tWoRO8pbfT— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 12, 2020
The Jazz and Thunder players are currently quarantined in the OKC arena, league sources tell ESPN. This is following Rudy Gobert testing positive for the coronavirus.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 12, 2020
The test result was reported shortly prior to the tip-off of tonight’s game between the Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder. That game was postponed.
The Bucks were scheduled to host the Boston Celtics Thursday night.