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Bucks' Video Board For New Arena Goes Against NBA Trend Of "Monster Boards"

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 22 / 17

The center-hung video board at the Bucks’ new arena for '18 "counters the 'monster board' trend at other NBA venues," according to Don Muret of SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. Yet Bucks COO Mike McCarthy said that Dakrtonics-produced board, which is 25 feet tall and 29 feet wide, is still "twice the s...

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