Giannis: Bucks ‘successful’ despite falling short of goal

Basketball 05/27/19, 18:51

Giannis Antetokounmpo said on Monday that he hadn't slept in the two days since the Milwaukee Bucks' season came to an end.But the NBA MVP finalist said his team still had a successful season despite falling short of its goal of winning the second NBA championship in franchise history."It's just ...

Gobert, George, Giannis headline NBA All-Defensive teams

Sports 05/22/19, 19:33

Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert and MVP finalists Giannis Antetokounmpo and Paul George were the leading vote-getters for the All-Defensive first team.Boston's Marcus Smart and Milwaukee's Eric Bledsoe rounded out the first team that was announced Wednesday.Gobert finished with 97 first-team points and 196 points, giving the Utah ...

Bucks beat Celtics 116-91 to advance to East final

Basketball 05/08/19, 21:48

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 20 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks routed the Boston Celtics 116-91 on Wednesday night to advance to the Eastern Conference final.The top-seeded Bucks placed seven players in double figures in their fourth straight win after dropping the series opener. Khris Middleton had ...

Antetokounmpo powers Bucks past Celtics 123-102 in Game 2

Sports 04/30/19, 21:40

Giannis Antetokoumpo had 29 points and 10 rebounds, Khris Middleton made seven of Milwaukee's 20 3-pointers, and the Bucks beat the Boston Celtics 123-102 on Tuesday night to even their second-round playoff series at a game apiece.Antetokoumpo bounced back from a sub-par performance in Game 1, repeatedly attacking the rim ...

Bucks beat Pistons 119-103 to take 3-0 series lead

Sports 04/20/19, 21:50

Khris Middleton had 20 points and nine rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 119-103 on Saturday night to take a 3-0 lead in the first-round series.The Bucks can finish off the Eastern Conference series Monday night in Detroit after winning the first three games by an average ...

Antetokounpo leads Bucks past Pistons for 2-0 series lead

Basketball 04/17/19, 21:49

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 13 of his 26 points in Milwaukee's big third quarter and the Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 120-99 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.Eric Bledsoe led the Bucks with 27 points, and Khris Middleton had 24. Milwaukee is trying win ...

Antetokounmpo, Bucks pound Pistons 121-86 in opener

Basketball 04/14/19, 20:56

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points and 17 rebounds in just 24 minutes, and the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks showed they were serious about making a playoff run with a 121-86 rout of the Detroit Pistons in Game 1 on Sunday night.The MVP candidate ran and dunked all over the Pistons, who ...

Bucks roll past Pistons 121-86 in series opener

Sports 04/14/19, 20:48

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points and 17 rebounds in just 24 minutes, and the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks showed they were serious about making a playoff run with a 121-86 rout of the Detroit Pistons in Game 1 on Sunday night.The MVP candidate ran and dunked all over the Pistons, who ...

Bucks beat Nets as Antetokounmpo returns to the lineup

Sports 04/01/19, 23:46

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 28 points and 11 rebounds in his return to the lineup, Eric Bledsoe added 29 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Brooklyn Nets 131-121 on Monday night.Reserve guard George Hill chipped in 22 points while Brook Lopez and Sterling Brown each scored 14 for the Bucks, ...

Antetokounmpo returns to lead Bucks past Nets, 131-121

Sports 04/01/19, 21:39

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 28 points and 11 rebounds in his return to the lineup, Eric Bledsoe added 29 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Brooklyn Nets 131-121 on Monday night.Reserve guard George Hill chipped in 22 points while Brook Lopez and Sterling Brown each scored 14 for the Bucks, ...

Bucks clip Clippers, but Antetokounmpo injured

Sports 03/28/19, 21:38

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 34 points and grabbed nine rebounds before leaving with an apparent lower leg injury in the Milwaukee Bucks' 128-118 victory over the Clippers on Thursday night that snapped Los Angeles' six-game winning streak.Antetokounmpo went to the floor and held his right ankle after dunking the ball with ...

Clippers top Timberwolves to clinch playoff berth

Basketball 03/26/19, 22:26

Danilo Gallinari scored 25 points and the Los Angeles Clippers clinched a playoff spot Tuesday night with a 122-111 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.Coach Doc Rivers' club is back in the postseason after falling short last year. Los Angeles finished 42-40 last season, missing the playoffs after making it six ...

Bledsoe scores 23 to lead Bucks past Rockets, 108-94

Basketball 03/26/19, 21:53

Eric Bledsoe scored 23 points, including 16 in a decisive third quarter, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Houston Rockets 108-94 on Tuesday night.Giannis Antetokounmpo had 19 points and 14 rebounds for Milwaukee, which improved to an NBA-best 56-19.James Harden scored 23 and Chris Paul 19 for Houston, which lost ...

Sexton’s 25 leads Cavs over bruised Bucks missing Giannis

Sports 03/20/19, 20:43

Rookie Collin Sexton scored 25 points, Jordan Clarkson added 23 and the Cleveland Cavaliers delayed Milwaukee from clinching the Central Division on Wednesday night with a 107-102 win over the bruised Bucks, who were without superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo.Sexton made a 3-pointer with 1:42 left and dropped a driving layup one ...

Bucks, down 20 at half, run away to beat Heat 113-98

Basketball 03/15/19, 21:36

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied from a 20-point halftime deficit to beat the Miami Heat 113-98 on Friday night.Antetokounmpo also had 16 rebounds and nine assists for the Bucks, who became the first team in NBA history to trail by at least 20 points at ...

Aldridge, DeRozan help Spurs rally past Bucks, 121-114

Basketball 03/10/19, 21:37

LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and 15 rebounds, DeMar DeRozan added 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs overcame a 15-point deficit in the first quarter to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 121-114 on Sunday night for their fifth straight win.San Antonio has beaten the top three teams in the East ...

Antetokounmpo powers Bucks past Hornets for 50th win

Basketball 03/09/19, 23:37

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 26 points, 13 rebounds and six assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Charlotte Hornets 131-114 on Saturday night for their NBA-best 50th victory.Brook Lopez added 25 points and eight rebounds as the Bucks used a second-half surge to knock out the Hornets. It's just the second ...

Bucks sign guard Eric Bledsoe to extension

Basketball 03/04/19, 20:25

The Milwaukee Bucks have signed guard Eric Bledsoe to a contract extension.Bledsoe, 29, is averaging 15.9 points, 5.5 assists and 4.7 rebounds per game for the East-leading Bucks. His 49.2 field goal percentage is a career high.The signing was announced Monday before Bledsoe took the court against one of his ...

Bucks outlast Lakers 131-120 for 8th straight win

Basketball 03/02/19, 01:04

Eric Bledsoe scored 31 points, Malcolm Brogdon added 21 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Los Angeles Lakers 131-120 on Friday night for their eighth consecutive victory and 10th in a row on the road.The NBA's best team had its hands full for much of the fourth quarter, ...

Bledsoe has triple-double as Bucks edge Kings 141-140 in OT

Basketball 02/28/19, 01:53

With Giannis Antetokounmpo watching from the bench because of a minutes restriction and Khris Middleton joining him after cramping up, Milwaukee coach Mike Budenholzer leaned on two other starters in overtime.Eric Bledsoe and Malcolm Brogdon were up to the task.Bledsoe scored five of his 26 points in overtime, Brogdon added ...

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