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Milwaukee Bucks' Khris Middleton puts up a shot against Washington Wizards' Troy Brown Jr. during during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 28. 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

Middleton has career-best 51, Bucks win minus Antetokounmpo

Jan. 29, 2020 12:10 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton dedicated the best game of his career to Kobe Bryant. Middleton scored a career-high 51 points, leading the Milwaukee Bucks to a 151-131 victory over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night. Middleton, hoping to be chosen an All-Star reserve for the second straight year on...

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo shoots a three-point asket during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Antetokounmpo, Bucks hold off Celtics, 128-123

Jan. 17, 2020 1:38 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer dug into his team after Thursday night's win. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 17 rebounds, Khris Middleton scored 23 and the Bucks held off the Boston Celtics 128-123 despite blowing two separate 20-point leads. “We were up 20 twice and...

Milwaukee Bucks' Wesley Matthews shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

NBA-leading Bucks beat Spurs 127-118 for 5th straight win

Jan. 5, 2020 12:40 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — San Antonio kept Giannis Antetokounmpo under control for one half. Then the third quarter started. The Milwaukee star opened it with a layup on an aggressive move to the basket and scored 19 of his game-high 32 points in the quarter, pacing the Bucks to a 127-118 victory over the Spurs on...

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) fights for a rebound against Minnesota Timberwolves' Gorgui Dieng during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

Antetokounmpo scores 32, Bucks hold off Wolves 106-104

Jan. 2, 2020 12:27 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks were happy to get another win though they know they didn’t play up to their standards. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 17 rebounds, and the Bucks held off a strong challenge from short-handed Minnesota in a 106-104 victory over the Timberwolves on...

Bucks overcome Antetokounmpo's absence to beat Magic

Dec. 29, 2019 12:48 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton showed he can shoulder a big share of the load when the Milwaukee Bucks are without Giannis Antetokounmpo. Middleton scored 21 points and NBA-leading Milwaukee overcame Antetokounmpo's absence for the second straight night, beating the Orlando Magic 111-100 on Saturday....

Milwaukee Bucks' Robin Lopez and Orlando Magic's Evan Fournier battle for a rebound during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Bucks won 111-100. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Bucks overcome Antetokounmpo's absence to beat Magic

Dec. 28, 2019 11:22 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton scored 21 points and NBA-leading Milwaukee overcame Giannis Antetokounmpo's absence for the second straight night, beating the Orlando Magic 111-110 on Saturday. Antetokounmpo, the NBA MVP last season, also missed the Bucks' victory Friday in Atlanta because of back...

Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez (11) shoots as Atlanta Hawks center Damian Jones defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Bucks cruise past Hawks without injured Antetokounmpo

Dec. 27, 2019 11:00 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks had more enough depth and skill without without Giannis Antetokounmpo to overwhelm the league-worst Atlanta Hawks. “I think this was a pretty complete game by our group," Milwaukee coach Mike Budenholzer said. “The defense stood out to me in the...

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) moves past Dallas Mavericks guard Delon Wright (55) during first-half NBA basketball game action in Toronto, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Raptors use biggest rally in franchise history to beat Mavs

Dec. 23, 2019 12:21 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry had 32 points and 10 assists, Chris Boucher scored a career-high 21 points and the Toronto Raptors overturned a 30-point deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks 110-107 on Sunday, the biggest comeback in franchise history and the NBA's largest in a decade. Lowry had one fewer point...

Indiana Pacers' Malcolm Brogdon battles for a loose ball with Milwaukee Bucks' Donte DiVincenzo, Khris Middleton and Brook Lopez during the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Bucks won 117-89. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Bucks beat Pacers 117-89, spoil Brogdon's return

Dec. 22, 2019 10:31 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks gave Malcolm Brogdon a warm welcome. Then they went about their usual business. Antetokounmpo had 18 points, 19 rebounds and nine assists, and the Bucks spoiled Brogdon's return to Milwaukee with a 117-89 win over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday...

New York Knicks forward RJ Barrett (9) attempts a layup against Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New York, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)

Giannis has triple-double, Bucks rout Knicks 123-102

Dec. 21, 2019 11:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had a triple-double, though his brother had the highlight. And while the NBA MVP wasn't interested in talking about his stats, he certainly was impressed by Thanasis' one basket, a follow slam with his left hand in the fourth quarter. “That was amazing. That was...