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Antetokounmpo has 52, but Embiid's 40 lead Sixers over Bucks

Mar. 17, 2019 8:16 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo won the scoring matchup, but Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers won the game. Antetokounmpo poured in a career-high 52 points, yet Embiid had 40 points and 15 rebounds to lead the 76ers over the Milwaukee Bucks 130-125 on Sunday. Antetokounmpo was 15 of 26 from...

Bucks' Brogdon out with plantar fascia tear in right foot

Mar. 17, 2019 1:33 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon has a minor plantar fascia tear in his right foot and is out indefinitely. The Bucks say Brogdon underwent an MRI and had a subsequent examination Saturday with team physician Dr. William Raasch. They add that Brogdon will be listed as out and his...

Bucks, down 20 at half, run away to beat Heat 113-98

Mar. 15, 2019 11:40 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — There was no yelling and screaming in the Milwaukee locker room at halftime. A little bit of film got reviewed, a couple adjustments got discussed, and the Bucks believed a 20-point deficit could be overcome. They were right. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points and finished an assist shy of...

Bucks used big third quarter to pull away and beat Pelicans

Mar. 13, 2019 12:16 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks proved it's about shooting better, not shooting more. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 24 points and the Bucks used a 45-point third quarter to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 130-113 on Tuesday night. The Pelicans took 107 shots, but made just 46 while the Bucks made 48 of...

Milwaukee hopes to shed 'Rust Belt' label as DNC's host city

Mar. 11, 2019 11:29 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — When the Democratic National Convention comes to Milwaukee next summer, the city on the shores of Lake Michigan will have its long-awaited opportunity to show the world it's shedding its Rust Belt image. State and local officials who successfully lobbied to lure the convention see a city...

Aldridge, DeRozan help Spurs rally past Bucks, 121-114

Mar. 11, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Spurs have won five straight overall and eight in a row at home, though San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich is not ready to make any grand proclamations about the team's direction. San Antonio's veteran coach knows nothing matters until the postseason. Still, the Spurs are starting to...

Antetokounmpo powers Bucks past Hornets for 50th win

Mar. 10, 2019 1:03 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo delivered for Milwaukee once again, and Brook Lopez got going inside. It was too much for Charlotte to overcome. Antetokounmpo had 26 points, 13 rebounds and six assists, and the Bucks beat the Hornets 131-114 on Saturday night for their NBA-best 50th victory. Lopez...

Brown vows to work with police after stun gun incident

Mar. 8, 2019 2:49 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sterling Brown hopes his efforts to work alongside law enforcement on improving practices used during arrests and stops will one day mean other black men don't have to go through what he endured last year. Just more than 13 months after police used a stun gun on him in the early...

Westbrook, Thunder top Lillard, Trail Blazers in OT

Mar. 8, 2019 2:42 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 37 points and Paul George added 32 points and 14 rebounds for the Oklahoma City Thunder in a chippy 129-121 overtime win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night. The victory gave the Thunder a four-game series sweep of the Blazers this season. Damian...

Antetokounmpo, Middleton pace Bucks past Pacers 117-98

Mar. 8, 2019 12:22 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo channeled his frustration over a technical foul in the best way possible. Antetokounmpo scored 29 points and Khris Middleton added 27 to help the Milwaukee Bucks bounce back from their first consecutive losses of the season with a 117-98 victory over the Indiana...