Latest Giannis Antetokounmpo News

Brewers rally for 4 in 7th, beat Reds 7-4 to increase lead

Aug. 25, 2021 01:38 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Omar Narváez hit a tiebreaking double in a four-run seventh inning, Kolten Wong added a two-run homer in the eighth and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied past the Cincinnati Reds 7-4 on Tuesday night. Milwaukee shortstop Willy Adames exited early with a...

Bucks' Antetokounmpo joins Brewers' ownership group

Aug. 20, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One month after leading the Milwaukee Bucks to their first NBA title in half a century, Giannis Antetokounmpo is teaming up with the city’s other major pro sports franchise by joining the Milwaukee Brewers’ ownership group. “Man, this is...

Thanasis Antetokounmpo (Giannis' brother) staying with Bucks

Aug. 13, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo has re-signed with the Milwaukee Bucks. Antetokounmpo, an older brother of Bucks forward and two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, has played for Milwaukee each of the last two seasons. The 6-foot-6 forward played 57 games...

Thousands flee homes outside Athens as heat fuels wildfires

Aug. 03, 2021 16:37 PM EDT

TATOI, Greece (AP) — More than 500 firefighters struggled through the night to contain a large forest blaze on the outskirts of Athens, which raced into residential areas Tuesday, forcing thousands to flee. It was the worst of 81 wildfires that broke out in Greece over the past 24 hours,...

Antetokounmpo has something to declare on return to Greece

Aug. 01, 2021 14:36 PM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo definitely had something to declare on his triumphant return to Greece on Sunday. The NBA star carried the Larry O’Brien Trophy with him at Athens International Airport and said he hopes to win more titles with the Milwaukee...

Bucks GM: No knee procedure necessary for Antetokounmpo

Jul. 30, 2021 15:46 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks general manager Jon Horst says Giannis Antetokounmpo doesn't need any type of offseason procedure for the left knee that the two-time MVP hyperextended during the team’s NBA title run. “He’s fine,” Horst said Friday. “I can’t...

US trio puts NBA Finals behind, turns focus to Olympic gold

Jul. 29, 2021 06:34 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — There was plenty of time to talk about it, had they wanted to. Devin Booker, Jrue Holiday and Khris Middleton were together on a plane to Tokyo, just days after they had played in the hard-fought NBA Finals. They had roughly...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Jul. 28, 2021 07:13 AM EDT

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. July 27, 2021. Editorial: Wisconsin leaders’ antics are getting old Earlier this week, Gov. Tony Evers called for a special legislative session to vote on increasing funding for Wisconsin schools and universities....

Milwaukee Bucks' fans celebrate NBA championship with parade

Jul. 22, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Thousands of fans lined downtown Milwaukee streets on Thursday to catch a glimpse of their beloved Bucks in a parade to celebrate the city’s first NBA championship in half a century. Six police officers on horseback clopped past cheering fans at the...

Milwaukee Bucks' fans celebrate NBA championship with parade

Jul. 22, 2021 11:09 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people were expected to squeeze into downtown streets on Thursday to catch a glimpse of the Milwaukee Bucks in a parade that celebrates the city’s first NBA championship in half a century. The team’s ascendance has...