Latest Giannis Antetokounmpo News

Giannis scores 27 on 25th birthday, Bucks rout Clips 119-91

Dec. 6, 2019 11:15 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to their 14th straight victory, a 119-91 rout of the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night. Antetokounmpo, on his 25th birthday, made 11 of 20 shots and recorded his 21st double-double of the season. “I...

Analysis: The Lakers are rolling, but don't forget the Bucks

Dec. 5, 2019 2:43 PM EST

No team in the NBA has a better record than the Los Angeles Lakers, who are off to a 19-3 start. LeBron James looks very much like an MVP candidate. They are grabbing headlines almost every night. There is a buzz around them again. The Lakers have been so good, in fact, that they've manage to cast a shadow over...

Bucks' winning streak at 13 after 127-103 rout of Pistons

Dec. 4, 2019 10:52 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo was ready to go toe to toe with Blake Griffin during a second-quarter flareup between division rivals Milwaukee and Detroit. The game was turning contentious. It wouldn't stay close for long. “They're just a great defensive team and just play really physical,"...

Hawks top Warriors in matchup of teams with worst records

Dec. 3, 2019 1:00 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 24 points, rookie De’Andre Hunter added 18 and the Atlanta Hawks snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 104-79 win over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night in a matchup of teams with the worst records in the NBA. The Warriors (4-18) finished with a season low...

Giannis goes for 29 and 15 as Bucks blow out Knicks, 132-88

Dec. 3, 2019 12:33 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Knicks coach David Fizdale knew his struggling team faced a huge challenge Monday night against the streaking Milwaukee Bucks. New York stumbled at the start and never had a chance as Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks won their 12th straight game in a 132-88 romp. Antetokounmpo needed...

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...

Antetokounmpo scores 33 points, Bucks win 10th straight

Nov. 29, 2019 11:57 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo started the game with a resounding dunk and took over in the fourth quarter when Milwaukee's big lead was slipping away. Just another night for the Bucks' superstar. Antetokounmpo scored 11 of his 33 points in the fourth, and Milwaukee held off the Cleveland Cavaliers...

Bucks beat Hawks 111-102 in Middleton's return

Nov. 27, 2019 11:59 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Without Khris Middleton’s productive return, the Milwaukee Bucks might not have outlasted the Atlanta Hawks. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and 10 rebounds, Middleton scored 16 points in his return from injury and the Bucks beat the Atlanta Hawks 111-102 for their ninth...

Draws take place for Olympic basketball qualifying tourneys

Nov. 27, 2019 9:45 AM EST

If Giannis Antetokounmpo is going to compete in the Olympics next summer, Greece will have to win a few games in Canada first. The draws to see which countries will grab the remaining basketball berths in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics — four men’s spots and 10 women’s spots in the 12-team fields...

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...