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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...

Nets-Bucks: Second-round series, NBA Finals-level talent

Jun. 04, 2021 18:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving on one side. Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday on the other. Three former MVPs. Seven NBA scoring titles. The two highest-scoring teams in the league. Brooklyn against...

Roster transformation by Bucks pays off with sweep of Heat

May. 30, 2021 10:18 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Milwaukee’s roster transformation started after losing to Miami in last season’s playoffs, one that made the Bucks give themselves a critical look. So they got bigger. Tougher. More experienced. And in the playoff rematch with the...

Sweep: Bucks oust Heat 120-103, roll into Round 2

May. 29, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — There was no raucous celebration. No histrionics, no big on-court party when the final horn sounded and Milwaukee had officially vanquished its playoff loss to Miami from last season. Put simply, the Bucks expected to win. And the last...

Bucks lose DiVincenzo for season with ankle injury

May. 28, 2021 16:36 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Donte DiVincenzo’s season is over, after tests showed Friday that the Milwaukee guard tore a ligament in his left ankle during Game 3 of the Bucks’ playoff series against the Miami Heat. DiVincenzo had appeared in 69 games for Milwaukee this season, all...

Playoff rematch with Heat offers extra motivation for Bucks

May. 21, 2021 15:26 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo acknowledges the incentive that comes from opening the postseason against the Miami Heat, who eliminated Milwaukee in the second round last year. “Obviously everybody on the team has a little bit of extra...

Bucks beat Heat 122-108, maintain bid for East's No. 2 seed

May. 15, 2021 23:25 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton and Bryn Forbes each scored 21 points to help the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Miami Heat 122-108 on Saturday night in a potential first-round playoff series preview. Jrue Holiday added 20 points and 10 assists for the Bucks, who have won...

Antetokounmpo, Bucks roll past short-handed Pacers, 142-133

May. 13, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had so many powerful dunks on Thursday night, he tried to be mindful about not expending energy in celebrating too much. At the end of a demanding NBA regular season, the two-time MVP concedes there's fatigue, even after he...