Latest Pat Connaughton News

Middleton might have remained out even if Bucks had advanced

May. 16, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton might not have been available for the Eastern Conference finals even if the Milwaukee Bucks had made it that far. The three-time All-Star missed the Bucks’ last 10 games after spraining the medial collateral ligament in his left knee in Game 2 of...

Tatum's huge effort helps Celtics win 108-95 to force Game 7

May. 13, 2022 23:47 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jayson Tatum wouldn’t let it happen again. With the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks attempting to complete a fourth-quarter comeback for the second straight game and close out their Eastern Conference semifinal, Tatum made sure the Boston Celtics instead kept...

Holiday stops Celtics' last 2 plays, Bucks take 3-2 lead

May. 11, 2022 23:26 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo was having his best shooting night of the playoffs. Milwaukee dominated on the boards. And still the Bucks trailed Boston by 14 points in a game that could send the defending NBA champions to the brink of elimination. That's when Jrue Holiday...

Tougher challenge awaits defending champ Bucks in 2nd round

Apr. 28, 2022 03:24 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After a bumpy beginning to their postseason, the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks rediscovered their championship form in plenty of time to dispose of the Chicago Bulls in their opening-round series. They likely won’t make it past the next round unless...

Bucks rout Bulls 116-100 in Game 5, advance to face Celtics

Apr. 27, 2022 23:20 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The defending NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks continue to produce in the postseason even without key performers. The Chicago Bulls simply don’t have that kind of depth or playoff savvy. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 33 points and nine rebounds and the...

LaVine enters health protocols with Bulls trailing Bucks 3-1

Apr. 26, 2022 18:58 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls might be without Zach LaVine when they try to avoid a playoff knockout by the Milwaukee Bucks after the two-time All-Star entered the NBA's health and safety protocols on Tuesday. The Bucks lead the first-round series 3-1 and will try to wrap up the...

DeRozan scores 41 as Bulls beat Bucks 114-110 to tie series

Apr. 21, 2022 01:34 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — DeMar DeRozan made sure the Chicago Bulls altered their painful recent history against the Milwaukee Bucks and gave this first-round series a fresh new start. Now it’s the defending champion Bucks who are suddenly hurting as the teams head to Chicago all tied up....

Doncic leads Mavericks to 118-112 victory over Bucks

Apr. 03, 2022 17:09 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Luka Doncic continues to feel right at home when he’s facing the Milwaukee Bucks, even when his Dallas Mavericks are on the road facing a fourth-quarter deficit. Doncic scored 32 points and matched a season high with 15 assists to help the Mavericks defeat...

Holiday helps short-handed Bucks beat Wizards 114-102

Mar. 24, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Even without either of their All-Stars on the floor, the Milwaukee Bucks had enough firepower to beat the slumping Washington Wizards. Jrue Holiday had 24 points and 10 assists to help the Bucks withstand a late comeback attempt and beat the Wizards 114-102 on...

Towns, Edwards star, Wolves beat Giannis-less Bucks 138-119

Mar. 19, 2022 21:04 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With Patrick Beverley taking the lead in his first season with the team, the Minnesota Timberwolves are trying to prove they’re no longer a pushover. Keeping their composure after a first-quarter skirmish in which Beverley was ejected, the Timberwolves showed...