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Milwaukee Bucks guard George Hill, left, shoots in front of Portland Trail Blazers forward Mario Hezonja during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

Bucks beat Trail Blazers 122-101 for third straight win

Jan. 12, 2020 1:56 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have bigger goals than a 70-win season, though their star player isn’t taking their phenomenal start for granted. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 17 rebounds, Khris Middleton scored 30 points and the Bucks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 122-101 on...

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) keeps the ball out of the reach of Sacramento Kings forward Nemanja Bjelica, right, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Bucks cruise past Kings on slow night for Antetokounmpo

Jan. 11, 2020 2:00 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — With Giannis Antetokounmpo’s sore back acting up again, the Milwaukee Bucks got plenty of help picking up the scoring slack. That’s nothing new. The NBA’s best team is 9-2 when someone other than Antetokounmpo leads them in scoring, and the Bucks did it again...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) passes the ball over Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

LeBron James posts 35 points, 16 boards, Lakers beat Mavs

Jan. 11, 2020 1:45 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — LeBron James had 35 points and 16 rebounds, Kyle Kuzma scored a season-high 26 points starting in place of injured star Anthony Davis, and the Los Angeles Lakers went up big early in a 129-114 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night. James was dominant from the start to help the...

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...

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) shoots over Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen (24) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

Antetokounmpo scores 23 in return, Bucks beat Bulls 123-102

Dec. 31, 2019 12:14 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — With an NBA-best 30-5 record, the Milwaukee Bucks are off to a great start. Giannis Antetokounmpo, though, is more concerned with the team's finish this season. The reigning MVP had 23 points and 10 rebounds after missing two games with a sore back, and Milwaukee pulled away in the second...

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...

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...