Latest Bobby Portis News

Portis eager to prove his worth after getting big contract

Jul. 07, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks forward Bobby Portis says his new contract won't change the blue-collar approach that helped him earn the big payday. After declining a $4.55 million player option to become a free agent, Portis agreed to a four-year, $49 million deal that keeps him...

Analysis: NBA teams going all-in, and that's what it takes

Jul. 02, 2022 12:17 PM EDT

The 2023 NBA playoffs are more than nine months away, and one thing is already clear. There will be chaos. The Minnesota Timberwolves grabbed a megaphone and announced that to the world when they traded multiple players and several first-round picks — one of them in...

5 players, $1.1 billion: NBA free agency starts with a bang

Jul. 01, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

The NBA generated more basketball-related income than ever this past season, the total number coming up just short of $9 billion. Business is good. The first night of free agency underscored how good. Nikola Jokic agreed to the biggest contract in NBA history, Bradley...

Middleton might have remained out even if Bucks had advanced

May. 16, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton might not have been available for the Eastern Conference finals even if the Milwaukee Bucks had made it that far. The three-time All-Star missed the Bucks’ last 10 games after spraining the medial collateral ligament in his left knee in Game 2 of...

Bucks, Warriors try to close out second-round series at home

May. 12, 2022 19:57 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks want to build off the momentum from a thrilling comeback. The Golden State Warriors seek to put an embarrassing loss behind them as both teams attempt to end their second-round series. Both have 3-2 leads and are at home Friday night for Game 6....

Holiday stops Celtics' last 2 plays, Bucks take 3-2 lead

May. 11, 2022 23:26 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo was having his best shooting night of the playoffs. Milwaukee dominated on the boards. And still the Bucks trailed Boston by 14 points in a game that could send the defending NBA champions to the brink of elimination. That's when Jrue Holiday...

Celtics' Robert Williams won't play Game 4 against Bucks

May. 09, 2022 20:32 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Boston Celtics big man Robert Williams didn't play in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series against Milwaukee on Monday because of soreness in his surgically repaired left knee. Williams had surgery to repair torn cartilage in his knee on March 30. The...