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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...

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...

Giannis gets 3rd triple-double, Bucks rout Knicks 123-102

Dec. 21, 2019 11:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in his third triple-double of the season, and the Milwaukee Bucks followed their big victory over the Lakers by routing the New York Knicks 123-102 on Saturday night. Avoiding any letdown two nights after winning a showdown...

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...

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) dunks against the Charlotte Hornets during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

Bucks rout Hornets, 137-96; Giannis’ double-double run ends

Nov. 30, 2019 11:47 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo couldn’t keep his double-double streak going, though it’s hard even for the NBA’s MVP to put up big numbers in only 20 minutes. Antetokounmpo scored 26 points but his streak ended at 19 games when he grabbed nine rebounds in his shortest outing of...

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts after making a 3-pointer during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)

Antetokounmpo scores 50, Bucks beat Jazz 122-118

Nov. 25, 2019 11:56 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had one of the most dominant games of his career and the Milwaukee Bucks needed every bit of it. Antetokounmpo scored a season-high 50 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for his 17th consecutive double-double to help the Bucks rally in the second half for their eighth...