Basketball

© Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports
May 20, 2019 - 3:34 pm
Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo will fund the construction of an indoor basketball court in his native Greece this summer. The court will be built outside Athens in a region ravaged by fire that killed at least 100 people last year. Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed to fund...
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© Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports
May 19, 2019 - 9:44 pm
TORONTO -- The Bucks' usual superstars were held in check tonight, yet the Raptors still needed two overtime periods to beat Milwaukee 118-112. Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton and Eric Bledsoe combined for 32 points on 11/48 shooting, with Giannis tying a career high with eight turnovers on...
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© Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports
May 17, 2019 - 10:21 pm
MILWAUKEE -- The Bucks jumped out to an early 9-0 lead and never looked back, beating the Raptors 125-103 - taking a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference Finals as the series shifts North of the border. Ersan Ilyasova had a massive first half, as he and Nikola Mirotic combined for 30 first half...
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© Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports
May 15, 2019 - 10:18 pm
MILWAUKEE -- The Bucks once again used a massive second half to beat the Raptors 108-100, taking the first game of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Bucks outscored Toronto 57-41 in the second half, and Brook Lopez stepped up on the big stage, leading the Bucks with 29 points, 11 rebounds and 4...
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© Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports
May 11, 2019 - 8:10 pm
The Los Angeles Lakers had numerous names to pick from for their next head coaching hire. Many assumed the Lakers would go with either Monty Williams or Tyronn Lue as their next head coach. Williams accepted the Phoenix Suns offer to become their next head coach just days ago. Their meeting with...
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© Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports
May 08, 2019 - 10:11 pm
MILWAUKEE -- The Bucks are headed to their first Eastern Conference Finals appearance since 2001 after defeating the Celtics 116-91. The Bucks outscored the Celtics in every single quarter of the game, and limited the Celtics to 31% shooting en route to the 25 point drubbing. The Bucks had seven...
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© Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports
May 07, 2019 - 7:22 pm
Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown joined Bill Michaels and Fox Sports Wisconsin’s Steve Novak for the Milwaukee Basketball Hour: What is the Bucks secret weapon in the playoffs? What did it mean for the team to take two in Boston? What adjustments have led to the Bucks’ three wins? Does the team...
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© Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
May 06, 2019 - 8:53 pm
BOSTON -- The Bucks used another huge third quarter to take a commanding 3-1 series lead over the Celtics, winning 113-101. The Bucks outscored Boston 66-52 in the second half, and Giannis Antetokounmpo was the main factor behind the push, despite foul trouble. Giannis led all scorers with a 39...
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© Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
May 03, 2019 - 10:15 pm
BOSTON -- The Bucks used their depth and veteran experience to steal home court advantage right back from the Celtics, winning 123-116, going up 2-1 in the series. The Bucks used a massive third quarter to ultimately down the Celtics, outscoring Boston 40-31 in out of halftime. Giannis...
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© Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports
April 28, 2019 - 2:36 pm
MILWAUKEE -- The Bucks fell down early and never truly recovered, losing Game 1 112-90 to the visitng Boston Celtics. The Celtics swarmed Giannis Antetokounmpo down low, and hit a lot of tough shots en route to a double digit loss at home. Giannis led the Bucks in scoring with 22 but on 7/21...
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