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NBA teams enhancing fan experience with high-tech replays

Nov. 15, 2019 11:43 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — NBA fans will soon be able to look up at the big videoboard above the court and get a different look at that deep Trae Young 3-pointer early in the first quarter. Or see a different perspective of that monstrous Giannis Antetokounmpo dunk. In a reversal of roles, NBA teams are bringing the...

Giannis drops 30-plus again to lead Bucks past Bulls 124-115

Nov. 15, 2019 12:33 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo ensured the Milwaukee Bucks’ dominance over the Chicago Bulls didn’t end Thursday night. Antetokounmpo had 38 points and 15 rebounds, Eric Bledsoe added a season-high 31 points and eight assists, and the Bucks withstood another historic effort by Chicago...

Bucks’ Thanasis Antetokounmpo assigned to G League

Nov. 13, 2019 8:07 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have assigned Thanasis Antetokounmpo, the older brother of reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, to the G League. The Bucks announced Wednesday that Atnteokounmpo and Dragan Bender have been assigned to the Wisconsin Herd. Antetokounmpo, who signed a two-year, minimum...

Bucks F Middleton to miss 3-4 weeks with thigh contusion

Nov. 11, 2019 8:32 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton is expected to be sidelined for up to a month after suffering a left thigh contusion. Middleton was hurt during Sunday night's 121-119 win at Oklahoma City. He underwent an MRI and examination Monday by team physician Dr. William Raasch that...

Greece coach Pitino makes plans without Giannis

Nov. 11, 2019 11:10 AM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece coach Rick Pitino is planning on trying to qualify for the 2020 Olympics without Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo. Pitino officially took over as coach of the Greek national basketball team on Monday. He said he would leave a roster place open for Antetokounmpo in...

Antetokounmpo's 35 points lead Bucks past Thunder

Nov. 10, 2019 11:06 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo couldn't contain his frustration after a subpar first half. Somewhere between the court and the locker room, the Milwaukee Bucks star kicked — and destroyed — a sign with a Thunder logo that is part of a temporary barrier. The reigning league MVP...

Bogdanovic hits 3 at buzzer, Jazz beat Bucks 103-100

Nov. 9, 2019 1:17 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic didn't hesitate to ask his new coach for the final shot. With 1.3 seconds left, Utah coach Quin Snyder drew up a play the Jazz practiced earlier Friday, but Bogdanovic said he wanted the ball. "Mike (Conley) was supposed to be in that corner, but I asked him if he...

NBA fines Clippers $50,000 for statements about Leonard

Nov. 8, 2019 3:12 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA fined the Los Angeles Clippers $50,000 on Thursday for statements made by coach Doc Rivers and others that were "inconsistent" about Kawhi Leonard's health. Leonard sat out a 129-124 home loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night, the second time he's missed the nationally...

Bucks hold off Clippers 129-124 for 4th win in a row

Nov. 7, 2019 2:23 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The numbers are adding up quickly for Giannis Antetokounmpo. The reigning NBA MVP had 38 points and 16 rebounds to help the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Los Angeles Clippers 129-124 on Wednesday night for their fourth victory in a row. It's what he's done to start the season that really...

NBA: Leonard not healthy so Clippers allowed to rest him

Nov. 7, 2019 1:33 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard isn't healthy three weeks into the season, according to the NBA, which says that as a result the Los Angeles Clippers can rest their new superstar. He was on the bench against the visiting Milwaukee Bucks for a national TV game Wednesday night, the first half of a...