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James, Lakers open long trip by beating Bucks 113-106

Jan. 21, 2021 11:56 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — LeBron James says the results of last season's NBA awards voting didn’t provide extra motivation as his Los Angeles Lakers prepared to face Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks. He had more important things on his mind. James scored a season-high 34 points in the opener of...

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) gets a shot past Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek (41) for an overtime goal in an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. The Penguins won 5-4. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

The Latest: Wizards-Bucks game postponed

Jan. 20, 2021 11:12 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Washington’s game Friday at the Milwaukee Bucks has been postponed by the NBA because the Wizards have too few players available due to coronavirus issues. It is the Wizards’ sixth consecutive game that was...

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant (7) shoots over Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Harden, Durant star as Nets edge Bucks 125-123

Jan. 18, 2021 11:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — James Harden missed a jumper with a chance for the lead, tracked down the rebound and fired it out to a wide-open Kevin Durant. Plays like that are why the Brooklyn Nets will be such tough opponents after reuniting the multi-time scoring champions. Even when teams stop one superstar,...

Irving sits out seventh straight game as Nets host Bucks

Jan. 18, 2021 8:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving missed a seventh straight game Monday and could rejoin the Brooklyn Nets later this week in his original NBA home. The Nets hoped their point guard would be able to return for the showdown against the Milwaukee Bucks in a matchup of Eastern Conference powers, listing him as...

Antetokounmpo plans to shoot more to fix free-throw woes

Jan. 16, 2021 12:26 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo has a plan to end his growing struggles from the foul line. “It’s simple,” the reigning two-time MVP said Friday night after making just one of his 10 free throws in a 112-109 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. “Just go back. Shoot more....

Bucks survive shaky free-throw shooting to edge Mavs 112-109

Jan. 16, 2021 12:17 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton made a couple of huge 3-pointers and the Milwaukee Bucks overcame poor free-throw shooting to snap the Dallas Mavericks' four-game winning streak. Middleton scored eight points of his 25 points in the final 2 1/2 minutes of the Bucks' 112-109 victory Friday night. Middleton...

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) is defended by Detroit Pistons center Mason Plumlee during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Antetokounmpo's triple-double lifts Bucks over Pistons

Jan. 13, 2021 10:40 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks easily beat the Detroit Pistons for the third time this month, 110-101 on Wednesday night. The Bucks built a commanding early lead with a barrage of 3-pointers. Brook Lopez connected three times from...

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) tries to get control of a loose ball between Orlando Magic guard Cole Anthony, bak left, center Nikola Vucevic (9) and forward Aaron Gordon, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Antetokounmpo, Bucks pull away late to beat Magic 121-99

Jan. 11, 2021 10:27 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo returned from a one-game absence because of a minor back injury and scored 22 points as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Orlando Magic 121-99 on Monday night. Antetokounmpo, the reigning two-time NBA MVP, started slowly and battled through second-half foul trouble...

Bucks beat Cavaliers 100-90 without injured Antetokounmpo

Jan. 9, 2021 11:12 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton scored 27 points and the Milwaukee Bucks withstood the absence of two-time reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 100-90 on Saturday night. Antetokounmpo sat out with back spasms after taking a hard fall one night earlier in a loss to the Utah...

Back spasms sideline Antetokounmpo for Bucks' game with Cavs

Jan. 9, 2021 6:46 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Two-time reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo isn’t playing Saturday against the Cleveland Cavaliers after taking a hard fall a night earlier in the Milwaukee Bucks’ loss to the Utah Jazz. The Bucks’ injury report listed the 6-foot-11 forward with back spasms. ...