Latest Joe Harris News

Bucks bounce back to beat Nets 104-89 and force Game 7

Jun. 18, 2021 00:39 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton and the Milwaukee Bucks refused to fold under pressure and wouldn't allow Kevin Durant to produce one more remarkable comeback that could end their second-round playoff series. Middleton set a career playoff high with 38 points, Giannis...

Nets upgrade Harden to questionable for Game 5 vs Bucks

Jun. 15, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — First they lost James Harden, then Kyrie Irving, and finally the Brooklyn Nets lost their lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Though the series is tied, the Milwaukee Bucks are way ahead in the health category. Down to Kevin...

Nuggets face daunting deficit; Jokic faces ignominious exit

Jun. 12, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

Four NHL teams have overcome 3-0 deficits in a best-of-seven playoff series, including the 1942 Stanley Cup champion Toronto Maple Leafs. The Boston Red Sox pulled off MLB's only such comeback against the New York Yankees in 2004. The Denver Nuggets are the 143rd NBA team...

Bucks blow big lead, then rally to edge Nets 86-83 in Game 3

Jun. 10, 2021 23:59 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jrue Holiday figured the Brooklyn Nets expected him to call a timeout as soon as he got the ball with his team trailing by one in the final minute. Instead, Holiday delivered just in time to keep the Milwaukee Bucks from falling into a hole from which...

Harden not back for Game 2, Bucks hope their shooting is

Jun. 06, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — James Harden won't be back for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Milwaukee Bucks believe their shooting touch will. So the Bucks have plenty of reasons for optimism heading into the game Monday night. Yet there's also still plenty of cause...

Durant, Irving carry Nets in opener after Harden hurt

Jun. 05, 2021 23:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant knew something was wrong when the Brooklyn Nets were trying to run a play and James Harden wasn't in the right spot. Moments later, Harden wasn't even in the game, forced to leave with a right hamstring injury less than a minute into the...

The NBA awaits a new champion, and the path is wide open

Jun. 04, 2021 23:44 PM EDT

In this NBA, this much is already clear: There will be a new champion. A lot of first-time champions, too. The second round of the NBA playoffs start on Saturday night, and nowhere to be found are the franchises that have combined to win almost...

Bucks-Nets Eastern Conference semifinal preview capsule

Jun. 04, 2021 14:48 PM EDT

Preview capsule for the Brooklyn-Milwaukee Eastern Conference semifinal series that starts Saturday: No. 2 BROOKLYN NETS (48-24, 4-1) vs. No. 3 MILWAUKEE BUCKS (46-26, 4-0) Season series: Bucks, 2-1. Story line: Brooklyn’s Big...

Clippers look to avoid another playoff meltdown vs Mavericks

May. 27, 2021 23:31 PM EDT

The Dallas Mavericks are poised to add another chapter to the Los Angeles Clippers' playoff misery. With everyone in the NBA focused on fan misconduct, the Clippers find themselves in a familiar position after losing the first two games at Staples...

Nets get 7 3s from Harris, rout Celtics 130-108 for 2-0 lead

May. 25, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn is more than just its Big Three. There's also Joe Harris and his 3s. Even if a team can contain Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden, it still has to stop the NBA's most accurate 3-point shooter. That's a lot of...