Basketball

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January 21, 2019 - 11:59 am
By Daniel Plocher John Hammond deserves much more credit for the current Bucks roster. Former Bucks GM John Hammond left Milwaukee to join the Orlando Magic in the summer of 2017. Since his departure, the Bucks have exploded into one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference, and in the NBA as a...
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Cody Grant
January 21, 2019 - 8:10 am
The Milwaukee Bucks plan to make Marques Johnson the ninth Bucks player to be so honored by retiring his No. 8 jersey. The ceremony will take place at halftime of the team's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on March 24th. Read more here .
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Miami Heat player and Marquette alumni Dwyane Wade is honored with Dwyane Wade Day during half time as Marquette takes on Providence for an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Darren Hauck)
January 21, 2019 - 3:18 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A win inside the building where as a skinny kid two decades ago Dwyane Wade dared to dream. Displays of love from the city where he was raised. Shows of love from the school where he became a national name. A surprise arrival by family members to cap a celebration that included...
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New York Knicks head coach David Fizdale gestures during an NBA basketball game between New York Knicks and Washington Wizards at the O2 Arena, in London, Thursday, Jan.17, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 21, 2019 - 3:07 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant cherishes the opportunity to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by playing basketball on the holiday that celebrates the civil rights leader. "What MLK meant to the nation and just his message around the world. Still to this day his message has touched so many...
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Miami Heat player and Marquette alumni Dwyane Wade, center, is honored with Dwyane Wade Day during half time as Marquette takes on Providence for an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Darren Hauck)
January 20, 2019 - 1:09 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Dwyane Wade's last dance went back to college. The Miami Heat guard — who has dubbed his 16th and final NBA season "One Last Dance" — was the guest of honor at Marquette's game against Providence on Sunday. Wade starred for the Golden Eagles during the 2001-02 and 2002-03 seasons,...
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January 19, 2019 - 8:39 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Bucks led early and often en route to a 118-108 road win over the Orlando Magic. Both teams shot north of 40 percent from the three-point line, but the Bucks outlasted the Magic thanks to Eric Bledsoe's game-leading 30 points. READ MORE HERE The Bucks will play a rare weekday...
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January 19, 2019 - 1:09 pm
MADISON, Wis. -- The Wisconsin Badgers knocked the No. 2 Michigan Wolverines from the ranks of the unbeaten, Saturday, with a 64-54 win at the Kohl Center. Ethan Happ carried the load in nearly every phase of the game, leading his team with 26 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists and two steals. Read...
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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, left, pats center DeMarcus Cousins, center, on the chest as forward Draymond Green smiles during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 19, 2019 - 2:31 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins was nervous. His stomach felt tight and filled with butterflies. He grabbed his phone and fired off texts to family and friends. He talked to his brother and sister. Golden State coach Steve Kerr and the rest of the Warriors reassured Cousins it wasn't just about...
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January 17, 2019 - 5:37 pm
The NBA is a superstar league. Who is the game's biggest star? How many stars do the (insert team here) have? Is (player's) star power enough to carry his team? That last question in particular has been looming over the Milwaukee Bucks all season as it relates to their superstar, Giannis...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Lynx's Maya Moore (23) shoots against the Washington Mystics during a WNBA basketball game, in Minneapolis. According to a person familiar with the deal, Moore has been given the franchise tag by the Lynx for the 2019 season. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP, File)
January 17, 2019 - 4:44 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Lynx star Maya Moore's availability for the upcoming season is uncertain. Lynx head coach and general manager Cheryl Reeve said Thursday that the organization has been "in close contact" with the five-time first team All-WNBA honoree. The Lynx and Moore "together are...
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