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Antetokounpo leads Bucks past Pistons for 2-0 series lead

Apr. 18, 2019 12:37 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Saddled with early foul trouble and faced with an aggressive defensive scheme that kept him in check for the first two quarters, Giannis Antetokounmpo set the tone immediately in the second half. Antetokounmpo scored 13 of his 26 points in Milwaukee's big third quarter and the Bucks beat...

Bucks roll past Pistons 121-86 in series opener

Apr. 14, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo ran and dunked all over the Pistons until they just shoved him to the ground. The team with the NBA's best record wanted to show it can make a long playoff run, and the Detroit Pistons were helpless to slow them down. "I don't know if they were ready for us,"...

Thunder get 6th spot in West with win over Bucks

Apr. 11, 2019 1:15 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Oklahoma City wanted a win to avoid slipping into a first-round playoff matchup against the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors. The Milwaukee Bucks, with the NBA's best record already clinched, just needed to stay healthy. Everybody got what they wanted Wednesday night. Russell...

Nets bolster playoff hopes with win against Bucks

Apr. 7, 2019 2:42 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jared Dudley brought a veteran's presence and poise to a tense situation, helping the Brooklyn Nets to a crucial win in their bid for the playoffs. Dudley's offensive rebound set up Joe Harris' go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:24 left in Brooklyn's 133-128 victory over the short-handed Milwaukee...

Nets bolster playoff hopes with win against Bucks

Apr. 6, 2019 9:39 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jared Dudley brought a veteran's presence and poise to a tense situation, helping the Brooklyn Nets to a crucial win in their bid for the playoffs. Dudley's offensive rebound set up Joe Harris' go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:24 left in Brooklyn's 133-128 victory over the short-handed Milwaukee...

Bucks clinch top seed in the East, NBA with win over 76ers

Apr. 5, 2019 4:00 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo helped Milwaukee lock up the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference and the NBA playoffs with another MVP-worthy performance. Antetokounmpo outdueled fellow MVP candidate Joel Embiid, finishing with 45 points and 13 rebounds and leading Milwaukee to a 128-122 victory...

Antetokounmpo returns to lead Bucks past Nets, 131-121

Apr. 2, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo forgot for a moment that Milwaukee had reduced its magic number to one for clinching the NBA's best record. Once the Bucks have it secured, Antetokounmpo can get some extra rest before the playoffs. He isn't interested. "Because I love playing basketball. I just love...

Young's buzzer-beating jumper lifts Hawks past Bucks in OT

Mar. 31, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young wanted the ball with the game on the line for the Atlanta Hawks. Forget about that shooting trouble. The rookie star made the most of another opportunity. Young grabbed a deflected inbounds pass and converted a last-second jumper to lift the Hawks to a 136-135 overtime win over...

Bucks top Clippers, but Antetokounmpo aggravates ankle

Mar. 29, 2019 12:14 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo wants to fight through a right ankle injury that has hampered him over the last two weeks. But the Milwaukee Bucks forward may need some rest to get fully healthy before the playoffs start in mid-April. And his status was of prime concern after the Bucks' 128-118...

Bledsoe scores 23 to lead Bucks past Rockets, 108-94

Mar. 27, 2019 2:54 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Bledsoe stole the show in a marquee matchup between the Milwaukee Bucks and Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. With top-billing going to MVP front-runners Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden, the feisty Bucks' guard turned in one his best all-around performances of the season as the...