Report shows Bucks’ championship run led to $57.6 million impact in Milwaukee


A new report from Visit Milwaukee shows the Milwaukee Bucks' championship run brought $57.6 million in direct and indirect spending to the city.

The NBA Finals, held in mid-July, resulted in $28 million of that economic impact, the report shows. The larger spending figure includes that total as well as the impact of the three playoff rounds as well, held between mid-May and early July.

The estimated impact of those rounds ramped up over time, with the first round against the Miami Heat resulting in a $2.7 million impact, the second round versus the New Jersey Nets bringing in $12.8 millio...

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