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NBA roundup: Goran Dragic, Heat rally past Bucks

Goran Dragic scored 25 points off the bench, Bam Adebayo added 19 points and the Miami Heat rallied from a 21-point third-quarter deficit to beat Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee …


NBA fines Bucks $50,000 for Giannis Antetokounmpo contract comment

The NBA fined the Milwaukee Bucks $50,000 on Tuesday over a comment general manager Jon Horst made about the team’s plans to offer league MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo a “supermax” extension.


NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, Greece open World Cup with easy win

Turning it into a rout by halftime, Greece opened its World Cup schedule with an easy 85-60 victory over Montenegro in Group F at Nanjing.


Teary-eyed Giannis Antetokounmpo wins NBA MVP honors

A tearful Giannis Antetokounmpo earned Most Valuable Player honors and Mike Budenholzer won Coach of the Year on Monday night in Santa Monica.


Damian Lillard among noteworthy All-NBA picks; Klay Thompson left out

Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden got the most votes, and Damian Lillard and Kemba Walker were also big winners when the All-NBA teams were announced.


UPDATED: Mon., April 22, 2019

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 …


UPDATED: Sun., April 14, 2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks pound Pistons 121-86 in playoff opener

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points and 17 rebounds in just 24 minutes, and the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks showed they were serious about making a playoff run with a 121-86 rout …


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 …


NBA roundup: Bucks beat Nets as Giannis Antetokounmpo returns to the lineup

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 28 points and 11 rebounds in his return to the lineup, Eric Bledsoe added 29 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Brooklyn Nets 131-121 on Monday …


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.


UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo becomes record 11th 50-point scorer of NBA season

This is now the season of the 50-point scorer in the NBA. There have been 11 players to score at least 50 in a game this season, the most of …



UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019

NBA roundup: Giannis Antetokounmpo, league-leading Bucks edge Celtics

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 12 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, Khris Middleton hit a 3-pointer in the closing seconds and the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks held off the Boston …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019

Team LeBron rallies to beat Team Giannis, 178-164

Team LeBron, down by 20 in the second half, finally got firing and went on to beat Team Giannis 178-164 in the All-Star Game.



UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 31, 2019

NBA roundup: League-leading Bucks end Raptors’ home winning streak at 10

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 19 points, Khris Middleton had 18 and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Toronto 105-92 on Thursday night, ending the Raptors’ season-best home winning streak at 10 games.


On Basketball: Giannis Antetokounmpo’s dunk wins Round 1 against Luka Doncic

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Luka Doncic never really squared off in their first head-to-head matchup, with the enormous exception of one game-deciding moment. The established All-Star drove the lane. The rising …


It’s no Christmas miracle: Giannis Antetokounmpo has arrived

The year was 1977. That was the last time the Milwaukee Bucks appeared on Christmas Day.



Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo cover athlete for NBA 2K19 video game

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is the cover athlete for the NBA 2K19 standard edition video game.


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018

Milwaukee Bucks fire coach Jason Kidd

The Milwaukee Bucks fired coach Jason Kidd on Monday amid a midseason slide that has left the playoff hopeful in eighth place in the Eastern Conference.


NBA capsules: Antetokounmpo helps Bucks top Cavaliers 119-116

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points, Eric Bledsoe had 26 and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Cleveland Cavaliers 119-116 on Tuesday night.


NBA capsules: Dynamic duo leads Bucks past Hornets

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‘Greek Freak’ Giannis Antetokounmpo got many assists growing up

He was just a scrawny, hungry kid, the son of migrants from Nigeria, trying to survive in Sepolia, a modest Athens neighborhood.


AP sources: Bucks agree to $100M deal with Antetokounmpo

The Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to a contract extension with Giannis Antetokounmpo, locking up one of the most versatile players in the NBA.