How the Bucks almost never got the chance to bring a title back to Milwaukee

The Deer District outside of Fiserv Forum after Game 3 of the 2021 NBA Finals
The Deer District outside of Fiserv Forum after Game 3 of the 2021 NBA Finals. Photo by Logan Rude.

There was a time when the Milwaukee Bucks nearly had to leave the state, before a long political fight ended with the Fiserv Forum being built.

In this week’s For the Record, Naomi Kowles speaks with News 3 Now sports director Zach Hanley about the Bucks’ run to their first NBA championship in 50 years and with Milwaukee journalist Dan Shafer to recap the debate over the Fiserv Forum and just how close the Bucks were to leaving Wisconsin.