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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James gestures after scoring and drawing a foul during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Rematch! James, Antetokounmpo are All-Star captains again

Jan. 23, 2020 10:44 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — It’ll be an All-Star rematch: Team LeBron vs. Team Giannis. LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers and Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks will be the captains for the NBA All-Star Game, just as they were last season. They earned the captaincies by being the top overall...

Chicago Bulls' Tomas Satoransky (31) drives to the basket between Milwaukee Bucks' Brook Lopez (11) and Wesley Matthews (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)

Antetokounmpo has triple-double as Bucks down Bulls 111-98

Jan. 20, 2020 10:28 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks committed 23 turnovers — and won anyway. Giannis Antetokounmpo and Co. finished strong on Monday. Antetokounmpo had a triple-double and scored his 10,000th career point, and the Bucks beat the Chicago Bulls 111-98 to sweep the four-game season series. ...

Milwaukee Bucks guard Donte DiVincenzo (0) drives past Brooklyn Nets forward Caris LeVert (22), during a NBA basketball game, Saturday Jan. 18, 2020 in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Bucks win easily again, beat Nets 117-97 for 6th straight

Jan. 18, 2020 9:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Their lead was only nine with a minute left in the first half and it looked like the Milwaukee Bucks might be on their way to a close game. Then Khris Middleton hit two 3-pointers, and another rout was on for a team that just keeps racking them up. “I think they are playing as good...

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...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, right, drives toward the basket as Orlando Magic guard Terrence Ross defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LeBron James, Luka Doncic still leading NBA All-Star voting

Jan. 16, 2020 2:37 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James still leads Luka Doncic in the race to become the leading Western Conference vote-getter and one of the two captains for next month’s All-Star Game, the NBA announced Thursday. James had 4,747,887 votes in the latest returns of fan voting, currently making the Los Angeles...

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts to his three-point basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Bucks cruise past Knicks behind Antetokounmpo's 37 points

Jan. 15, 2020 12:21 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo wasn't looking at the scoreboard. Even though the Milwaukee Bucks led by 25 points at halftime Tuesday night, the reigning MVP maintained his focus in the third quarter and put the finishing touches on a 128-102 victory over the New York Knicks. Antetokounmpo had 17...

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...

Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe, center, keeps the ball from Golden State Warriors' Jacob Evans left, and Damion Lee, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Antetokounmpo, NBA-best Bucks earn tough win over Warriors

Jan. 9, 2020 1:22 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks own the best record in the NBA and coach Mike Budenholzer still wants far more than what he has seen the past two games. More made shots. More pace. More energy. Better ball movement, too. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and 12 rebounds while leading four...

San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan (10) scores against Milwaukee Bucks forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo, left,  during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Spurs' season-best 3-point shooting does in Bucks, 126-104

Jan. 7, 2020 12:12 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Known as a mid-range shooting team for the past few seasons, the Spurs are starting to comprehend why San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich has implored them to shoot more 3-pointers. DeMar DeRozan had 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs had a season-high 19 3-pointers to beat Milwaukee...