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Antetokounmpo, Middleton lead Bucks to 18th straight win

Dec. 15, 2019 12:32 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo displayed his remarkable skills early and often as the Milwaukee Bucks continued their quest to break a franchise record that has stood for nearly half a century. The reigning MVP sank a 3-pointer for his first points of the game, then followed with a spinning layup,...

Antetokounmpo has 37 in Memphis, Bucks run win streak to 17

Dec. 14, 2019 12:19 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — After sitting out Milwaukee’s previous game with right quad tendon soreness, Giannis Antetokounmpo had plenty of energy to lead a fourth-quarter burst that kept the Bucks’ winning streak alive. Antetokounmpo scored 17 of his 37 points in the final period to help...

Bucks win 16th straight despite missing Antetokounmpo

Dec. 12, 2019 1:21 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — No Giannis was no problem for the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night. Reigning league MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo sat out but the Bucks kept on rolling, getting 29 points from Eric Bledsoe and 24 from Khris Middleton in a 127-112 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans that extended their...

Bucks top Magic for 15th straight win; Antetokounmpo gets 32

Dec. 9, 2019 11:32 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After outscoring opponents by an average of 34 points in their previous four games, the Milwaukee Bucks found out right away things would be tougher Monday when their first two shots were blocked. That slowed the Bucks down, but they still can’t be stopped. Giannis Antetokounmpo had...

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,"...

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...