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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Antetokounmpo's 31 points lead Bucks past 76ers, 119-98

Feb. 23, 2020 12:28 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks turned a tight game with the Philadelphia 76ers into a mismatch immediately in the second half, led by the reigning league MVP. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 31 points and 17 rebounds, Khris Middleton scored 25 points and the Bucks beat the 76ers 119-98 on Saturday night...

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) makes a layup as Detroit Pistons forwards Thon Maker, left, and Sekou Doumbouya (45) defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Antetokounmpo scores 33, leads Bucks to rout of Pistons

Feb. 20, 2020 10:47 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Like many NBA coaches, Mike Budenholzer was worried about his Milwaukee Bucks needing a game or two to get back up to speed after the All-Star break. It wasn't a concern for long Thursday night. The Bucks had 70 points by halftime on their way to a 126-106 victory over the Detroit Pistons....

Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks dunks during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Huh)

For NBA players, a little rest now before a hectic finish

Feb. 17, 2020 10:23 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — And now, they rest. Until Thursday, anyway. That’s when the NBA comes back for a frantic eight-week sprint to the finish of the regular season, with teams having from anywhere between 25 and 29 games left to play before the 16-team field for the playoffs is filled and set. The...

Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis (11) goes up to the basket as Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton (22) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

Pacers pull away late to beat Bucks, snap 6-game skid

Feb. 12, 2020 11:19 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Malcolm Brogdon flipped the script Wednesday night. Rather than watch another late lead slip away, the Indiana Pacers guard found his finishing touch. Brogdon thwarted Milwaukee's charge with a nearly perfect fourth-quarter performance, helping the the Pacers hold on for a 118-111...

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo drives past Philadelphia 76ers' Al Horford during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Milwaukee. The Bucks won 112-101. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Milwaukee to be without Antetokounmpo for 2nd straight game

Feb. 12, 2020 6:30 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo missed his second straight game Wednesday, just days after his girlfriend gave birth to the couple's first child. Last season's MVP also missed Monday's game against Sacramento. Milwaukee has the NBA's best record, 46-7, and has won all five...

Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe fouls Sacramento Kings' Kent Bazemore as he shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Middleton, Bledsoe help Bucks beat Kings minus Antetokounmpo

Feb. 11, 2020 12:00 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks presented Giannis Antetokounmpo a victory as a baby gift. Khris Middleton and Eric Bledsoe scored 28 points apiece to pace Milwaukee past Sacramento 123-111 on Monday night as the Bucks won without new father Antetokounmpo. Antetokounmpo, the reigning MVP, missed the...

Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Jackson (1) passes around the defense of Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller (40) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Hornets beat Pistons 87-76, end 5-game losing streak

Feb. 10, 2020 10:56 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — No matter how bad things get for the Charlotte Hornets, they always seem to be able to fix them by playing the Detroit Pistons. Miles Bridges scored 18 points Monday night and the Hornets ended a five-game losing streak with an 87-76 victory, their 10th straight over Detroit. The streak...

Bucks without Giannis, who announces new baby on Twitter

Feb. 10, 2020 7:43 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks will be without Giannis Antetokounmpo for Monday night’s game against the Sacramento Kings after the All-Star forward posted a picture of his new baby on his Twitter account. Antetokounmpo, the reigning MVP who also is scheduled to be a team captain in the NBA...

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) shoots over Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon (00) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in, Orlando, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.)

Giannis just misses triple-double, Bucks beat Magic 111-95

Feb. 8, 2020 11:34 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A slow start didn't help Giannis Antetokounmpo's shot at NBA history, but the Milwaukee Bucks are hardly a one-man show. Khris Middleton hit a 3-pointer less than 20 seconds into the game, and the team with the league's best record never trailed Saturday night in a 111-95 victory over...

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts as he dunks during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Milwaukee. The Bucks won 112-101. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Antetokounmpo shines as Bucks defeat 76ers 112-101

Feb. 7, 2020 12:21 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo believes the Milwaukee Bucks did the right thing by standing pat at the trade deadline. The reigning league MVP and his teammates kept rolling Thursday night. Antetokounmpo had 36 points and 20 rebounds in a 112-101 victory over the struggling Philadelphia 76ers....