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Warriors edge Rockets, Celtics beat Bucks in openers

Kevin Durant scored 35 points in outdueling James Harden and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 104-100 on Sunday in the opener of what is shaping up to be a sensational best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal.

Gio Gonzalez to start Sunday for Brewers

Gio Gonzalez has rejoined the Milwaukee Brewers after finalizing a $2 million, one-year contract, and the veteran left-hander will start Sunday’s series finale against the New York Mets. Gonzalez also played for Milwaukee last season, helping the Brewers win the NL Central and make it to the NL Championship Series after he was acquired in an Aug. 31 trade with Washington.

Bucks expecting another hard-fought matchup with Celtics

The Bucks believe they are a very different team from the one that lost to the Celtics in seven games in the first round of the playoffs last season. The teams are back for a rematch, but this time with a trip to the Eastern Conference finals on the line. Both teams are coming off first-round sweeps, but this time its Milwaukee and not Boston that will have home-court advantage.

Bucks advance for 1st time in 18 years and face Celtics

Giannis Antetokounmpo will have his unique talents on display in the second round of the NBA playoffs for the first time in his six-year career. If Milwaukee’s superstar can match or beat his latest jaw-dropping highlight, everyone is in for a treat unless they play or root for the Boston Celtics. The top-seeded Bucks will face fourth-seeded Boston in a postseason rematch. The Celtics should have confidence in the matchup after eliminating Milwaukee in the first round last year.

NBA playoffs: Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 41, leads Bucks to sweep of Detroit

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Detroit 127-104 on Monday night, completing a four-game sweep of the Pistons and advancing to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2001. Also Monday, Utah defeated Houston to avoid a sweep, closing to within 3-1 in their first-round series.

NBA roundup: Bucks beat Hawks 115-107 for 60th win

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 30 points and Khris Middleton added 21 to send Milwaukee to a methodical 115-107 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night, giving the Bucks 60 wins in a season for the first time since 1981.

Joel Embiid, 76ers overcome Bucks, 130-125

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.

Democrats: Milwaukee convention choice shows party values

lwaukee will host the 2020 Democratic National Convention, party leaders announced Monday, highlighting the battleground state of Wisconsin that helped elect President Donald Trump and now will launch an opponent who could oust him.