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April 22, 2019 - 10:01 pm
DETROIT -- The Bucks used a massive 49-22 closing run to complete the series sweep over the Pistons, 127-104. The Bucks outscored the Pistons 71-42 in the second half, and outscored the Pistons by 95 points in the series, tied for second most all time. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the way for the...
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April 20, 2019 - 10:02 pm
DETROIT -- The Bucks used a very balanced scoring attack to grab a playoff win on the road, beating the Pistons 119-103. Blake Griffin made his playoff debut with the Pistons tonight after missing the first two games of the season, posting a 27/7/6 statline in 30 minutes, leading the way for...
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April 17, 2019 - 9:45 pm
MILWAUKEE -- The Bucks used a huge 62-40 second half surge to take a 2-0 series lead over the Detroit Pistons. Giannis Antetokounmpo was limited in the first half due to foul trouble, but came out strong in the third quarter, scoring seven points in one 65 second stretch early on. Eric Bledsoe led...
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Wendy's Big Show
April 16, 2019 - 6:16 pm
Eric Nehm, Bucks writer for The Athletic-Wisconsin, joined The Wendy’s Big Show to discuss the contract outlook(s) for injured starter Malcolm Brogdon and All-Star Khris Middleton. Who comes at a greater value? Do the Bucks need to keep both to keep Giannis rolling? Plus, how's the MVP conversation...
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April 14, 2019 - 8:42 pm
MILWAUKEE -- The Bucks wasted no time in showing they deserved the #1 seed, beating the Pistons easily 121-86 in game one of the playoffs. Seven Bucks scored in double figures, with Giannis Antetokounmpo leading the way with 24 points and 17 boards in 23 minutes. Luke Kennard led the way for...
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© Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports
April 12, 2019 - 3:24 pm
"This season's MVP vote will probably be close. But the league's best team has a superstar who is clearly the best two-way player in the world's best two-way sport. What is more valuable than that?" That's how ESPN's Kirk Goldsberry describes Giannis Antetokounmpo. He makes a strong case for...
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April 11, 2019 - 4:19 pm
Giannis Antetokounmpo has had an MVP-caliber season for the Milwaukee Bucks. For the fourth time this season, the Bucks’ superstar has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the Month for March/April -- the only player in the NBA to be recognized four times. His career-high 52 points against...
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April 10, 2019 - 9:38 pm
MILWAUKEE -- The Bucks found themselves with something they weren't used to- a meaningless game 82. The Bucks took the opportunity to rest some key players, and ended up falling to the Thunder (who were playing for playoff seeding) 127-116. Tim Frazier led the way for the Bucks with 29 points and...
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© Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports
April 10, 2019 - 8:37 am
The final day of the regular season has arrived, with one playoff spot to decide, seven of the eight first-round matchups still unknown and nine different seeds still not clinched. It also is the last day that Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki and Miami's Dwyane Wade will be NBA players before retirement...
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Magic Johnson wipes his eyes as he speaks to reporters prior to an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Los Angeles. Johnson abruptly quit as the Lakers' president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he enjoyed as a wealthy businessman and beloved former player before taking charge of the franchise just over two years ago. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
April 10, 2019 - 1:14 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Magic Johnson abruptly quit as the Los Angeles Lakers' president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he enjoyed as a wealthy businessman and beloved former player before taking charge of this tempestuous franchise just over two...
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