Pistons Griffin misses Game 2 against Bucks due to sore knee

Basketball 04/17/19, 19:33

The Detroit Pistons say Blake Griffin will be out of the lineup for the second game of the team's first round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks.Griffin sat out Game 1 of the series with left knee soreness. The Pistons lost the opener by 35 points.He took part in light ...

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 ...

Top-seeded Bucks start postseason journey against Detroit

Basketball 04/13/19, 14:27

The Milwaukee Bucks had the best record in the NBA this season, so it would be no great surprise to see them playing for the title in June.Of course, for this franchise, advancing at all would be a significant step.The Bucks are an unusual top seed — one that hasn't ...

Milwaukee River dyed green to celebrate Bucks’ playoff run

Sports 04/12/19, 12:23

The river in downtown Milwaukee has been turned green — on purpose.It's not algae but a dye that has given the Milwaukee River an eye-popping bright green hue to celebrate the Milwaukee Bucks and the team's color as they head into the NBA playoffs seeded No. 1 in the Eastern ...

The field is set: NBA matchups for 2019 playoffs finalized

Sports 04/11/19, 00:41

The last spot in the NBA playoffs went to the Detroit Pistons.Their reward: A series against MVP candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks.The drama of the regular season went all the way to the very end of the regular season, with seven of the eight first-round playoff matchups not ...

Pistons earn final playoff spot in East with win over Knicks

Sports 04/10/19, 21:44

Luke Kennard scored 27 points, Reggie Jackson had 21 and Andre Drummond added 20 points and 18 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons locked up the Eastern Conference's final playoff spot with a 115-89 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night.The Pistons will face the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks in ...

Thunder get 6th spot in West with win over Bucks

Basketball 04/10/19, 21:34

Russell Westbrook got his 34th triple-double of the season and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Milwaukee Bucks' backups 127-116 Wednesday night to lock up the sixth seed in the Western Conference playoffs.Oklahoma City played without injured Paul George, but Westbrook, Jerami Grant and Dennis Schroder led a hot-shooting effort ...

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, ...

Young’s buzzer-beating jumper lifts Hawks past Bucks in OT

Basketball 03/31/19, 14:36

Trae Young grabbed a deflected inbounds pass and made a last-second jumper to lift the Atlanta Hawks to a 136-135 overtime win over the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday.Justin Anderson had 24 points and 12 rebounds for Atlanta, and John Collins finished with 23 points and 12 boards. Alex Len ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hobbled Antetokounmpo lifts Bucks past Cavs 127-105

Basketball 03/24/19, 18:02

Giannis Antetokounmpo showed few signs he was bothered by an ailing right ankle, getting 26 points and 10 rebounds to lift to Milwaukee Bucks over the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-105 on Sunday.Antetokounmpo was listed as questionable after missing two of the three previous games with an ankle sprain. He made 11 ...

Antetokounmpo scores 27, Bucks beat Heat 116-87

Basketball 03/22/19, 22:05

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points, had eight rebounds and seven assists after missing two games with a sprained right ankle and helped the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks to a 116-87 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night.The Bucks (54-19) clinched their first Central Division title since 2000-2001 Thursday night when ...

Bucks’ Nikola Mirotic out with left thumb injury

Sports 03/20/19, 13:36

Milwaukee Bucks forward Nikola Mirotic is out indefinitely an examination of his left thumb revealed a sprain and a fracture.Since being acquired by the Bucks on Feb. 7, Mirotic has played in 14 games with three starts. He is averaging 11.6 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 22.9 minutes ...

Bucks beat Lakers 115-101; Antetokounmpo, James sit out

Basketball 03/19/19, 21:48

Khris Middleton scored 30 points and Brook Lopez added 28 as the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 115-101 on Tuesday night.Milwaukee played without Giannis Antetokounmpo, who is nursing an injured ankle, while LeBron James sat out for Los Angeles due to a sore groin.Nikola Mirotic added 23 points ...

Bucks sign guard Tim Frazier with Brogdon out

Basketball 03/19/19, 10:49

The Milwaukee Bucks signed guard Tim Frazier on Tuesday as they try to shore up their backcourt with Malcolm Brogdon out indefinitely with a plantar fascia tear in his right foot.The 28-year-old Frazier played 47 games this season for the New Orleans Pelicans and averaged 5.0 points, 4.4 assists and ...

Antetokounmpo has 52, but Embiid’s 40 lead Sixers over Bucks

Sports 03/17/19, 17:53

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a career-high 52 points, but Joel Embiid had 40 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the Milwaukee Bucks 130-125 on Sunday.Antetokounmpo was 15 of 26 from the field, including 3 of 8 from 3-point range, and made 19 of 21 free throws to ...

Bucks’ Brogdon out with plantar fascia tear in right foot

Sports 03/17/19, 00:33

Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon has a minor plantar fascia tear in his right foot and is out indefinitely.The Bucks say Brogdon underwent an MRI and had a subsequent examination Saturday with team physician Dr. William Raasch. They add that Brogdon will be listed as out and his status will ...

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