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Delta gate agents have received a selection of Bucks playoff gear to distribute to passengers flying out of Milwaukee this weekend. (PHOTO: Bucks.com)

Bucks, Delta partner to reward travelers wearing team gear at airport

The Milwaukee Bucks today announced a new partnership with Delta Airlines to help get passengers in the spirit of the NBA Playoffs with the Bucks hosting the Toronto Raptors in Milwaukee for Games 3 and 4 of their First Round series this weekend.

For the next three days, Delta gate agents at Mitchell International Airport will allow anyone wearing Bucks gear to receive priority boarding along with premium cabin and diamond medallion passengers.

"This is a terrific partnership we've created along with Dion Petty and his Delta team in Milwaukee to help spread the excitement of the NBA Playoffs throughout the city and into the skies," Bucks Chief Operating Officer Mike McCarthy said. "There's a definite buzz in the air surrounding the team and these playoffs, and we look forward to seeing even more Bucks gear in the air now, too."

In addition to priority boarding, Delta gate agents have also received a selection of Bucks playoff gear to distribute to passengers flying out of Milwaukee this weekend through Bucks trivia games or random acts of kindness. A video of Delta gate agents handing out Bucks gear earlier today is available here.

Game 3 of Milwaukee's series vs. Toronto tips off tonight at 7 p.m. at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Get everything you need to know about Game 3 here.


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