Basketball

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Bill "Baby Tausch" Schmid
October 26, 2019 - 7:41 pm
MILWAUKEE- The Bucks held a 17 point lead at the end of the first half, and held a lead as big as 21, yet found themselves at the losing end of this game, falling to the Heat 131-126 in the home opener. MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo had a solid night once again, with a stacked 29/17/9/3/2 statline, but...
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Bill "Baby Tausch" Schmid
October 24, 2019 - 1:01 pm
Giannis Antetokounmpo's future has been a topic of conversation both locally and nationally, and last week a story came out quoting Giannis, saying that if the Bucks perform under expectations and don't win it would make him signing a contract extension a bit harder. Giannis, before the Bucks'...
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Bill "Baby Tausch" Schmid
October 24, 2019 - 11:56 am
HOUSTON -- It's been a long 153 days since the Bucks were eliminated from the Eastern Conference Finals by the Raptors, but the wait for Bucks basketball has come to an end. The Bucks kick off their 2019-20 season tonight in Houston, facing James Harden, Russell Westbrook and the new look Rockets...
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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo, left, drives to the basket against Minnesota Timberwolves' Robert Covington during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)
Anthony Mandella
October 19, 2019 - 12:57 am
Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks were a couple wins from beating Toronto. The Philadelphia 76ers were maybe a couple bounces from doing it a round earlier. Neither team was good enough to finish the job last season, but both think this is their time after Kawhi Leonard went back to the...
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Anthony Mandella
September 30, 2019 - 5:52 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Expectations for Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks have never been higher. After leading the Bucks to a league-best 60 wins in the regular season and losing to the NBA champion Raptors in the Eastern Conference finals earlier this year, Antetokounmpo is putting his...
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Anthony Mandella
September 11, 2019 - 6:08 pm
The streak of sheer and utter dominance for Team USA has been snapped. France defeated Team USA 89-79 in the quarterfinals of the 2019 FIBA World Cup, Wednesday. Team USA had won 58 consecutive international competitions, including previous World Cups and Summer Olympic Games, before being stunned...
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Giannis Antetokounmpo of Greece looks to pass around Vitor Benite of Brazil during their group stage match in the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Nanjing in eastern China's Jiangsu province, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Chinatopix via AP)
Anthony Mandella
September 06, 2019 - 1:45 am
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — The U.S. men's basketball team figured that it would eventually cross paths with Giannis Antetokounmpo at this World Cup. And the Americans were right. For the first time, a reigning NBA MVP will play against the U.S. on a major international stage. Antetokounmpo and Greece (...
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Class of 2019 inductees into the Basketball Hall of Fame, from left to right, Chuck Cooper III, accepting on behalf of his late father Chuck Cooper, Susan Braun, accepting on behalf of her later father Carl Braun, Al Attles,Vlade Divac, Ron Coville accepting on behalf of his father-in-law, Bill Fitch, Bobby Jones, Sidney Moncrief, Jack Sikma, Dick Barnett for Tennessee A&I, Linda Price for Wayland Baptist, Teresa Weatherspoon, and Paul Westphal, pose for a photo during a news conference at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Springfield, Mass. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
Anthony Mandella
September 05, 2019 - 4:54 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Vlade Divac and Jack Sikma were big men who could pass and hit a jump shot, helping redefine the post position in the NBA. They were the centers of attention Thursday, receiving their orange jackets in advance of Friday's induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball...
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Wendy's Big Show
August 20, 2019 - 2:58 pm
Rule changes, strategy shifts and philosophy overhauls have taken over the NFL, MLB and NBA. Are the sports you grew up with quickly becoming unrecognizable from the games they once were?
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Wendy's Big Show
August 12, 2019 - 5:44 pm
The 2019-2020 NBA regular season schedule dropped, Monday . Radio.com Sports Insider Brian Scalabrine joined The Wendy's Big Show to look ahead at the season -- for the Bucks and across the Association. Did the Bucks get better? Who is the favorite to win the Eastern Conference (hint: it's not the...
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