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Pistons beat Nets, first win in Brooklyn in almost 5 years

Jan. 26, 2023 23:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Saddiq Bey scored 25 points and the Detroit Pistons won in Brooklyn for the first time in nearly five years, beating the Nets 130-122 on Thursday night. Alec Burks added 20 for the Pistons, who snapped a four-game losing streak. They were playing for the first time...

Antetokounmpo helps Bucks beat short-handed Nuggets 107-99

Jan. 25, 2023 23:20 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo’s ability to keep getting to the free-throw line assured the Milwaukee Bucks would outlast the short-handed Denver Nuggets. Antetokounmpo had 33 points and 14 rebounds Wednesday night as the Bucks won 107-99 over the Nuggets, who were...

Jokic won't play for short-handed Nuggets at Milwaukee

Jan. 25, 2023 18:54 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Two-time reigning MVP Nikola Jokic won’t play for the Western Conference-leading Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night at Milwaukee as he continues to recover from a tight left hamstring. This will be the third game in the last four that Jokic has missed. After...

Man charged with opening fire at picnic found dead in jail

Jan. 23, 2023 13:11 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man who landed on the FBI's top 10 most wanted list after he allegedly killed two people and wounded three others at a 2006 Memorial Day picnic has been found dead in his jail cell. Octaviano Juarez-Corro was found unresponsive in his cell in the...

Bystander killed in Milwaukee police chase

Jan. 23, 2023 10:55 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man is dead after a vehicle fleeing Milwaukee police crashed into his car. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Monday that the 47-year-old man was killed Sunday evening. Police said in a news release that officers starting chasing a stolen...

Freeman scores 30, Milwaukee downs Youngstown State 88-75

Jan. 21, 2023 21:57 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — BJ Freeman's 30 points led Milwaukee over Youngstown State 88-75 on Saturday night. Freeman had six rebounds and 11 assists for the Panthers (14-6, 8-2 Horizon League). Kentrell Pullian scored 17 points and added six rebounds. Ahmad Rand recorded 12 points and was...

Andrew McCutchen: return to Pittsburgh not a farewell tour

Jan. 20, 2023 18:36 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen could have chosen to return to Pittsburgh out of sentimentality. Out of convenience. Out of sheer financial good sense. And while the outfielder can appreciate the symmetry of returning to the club he helped define during its brilliant if...

Milwaukee knocks off Robert Morris 77-69

Jan. 19, 2023 23:53 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — BJ Freeman had 26 points in Milwaukee's 77-69 win over Robert Morris on Thursday night. Freeman added seven rebounds for the Panthers (13-6, 7-2 Horizon League). Markeith Browning II scored 13 points and added six rebounds. Kentrell Pullian shot 4 for 8, including...

Bucks having to find ways to win at less than full strength

Jan. 19, 2023 18:45 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — More than halfway through the regular season, the Milwaukee Bucks haven’t had much of a chance to show how well they can play at full strength. The Bucks’ three biggest stars — two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, three-time All-Star Khris Middleton and Jrue...

Motivated Brewers determined to start new playoff streak

Jan. 18, 2023 21:09 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers shortstop Willy Adames attended the World Series as a spectator last season but couldn’t help but wonder what might have been. Milwaukee went 86-76 last year, ending a string of four straight playoff appearances. In the race for the National League’s...