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Middleton, Portis lead Bucks past slumping Magic 124-87

Apr. 11, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Khris Middleton scored 21 points, Bobby Portis added 16 points, including four 3-pointers, and 10 rebounds off the bench and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Orlando Magic 124-87 on Sunday night to end a three-game losing streak. Milwaukee was again...

Bridges leads Hornets to 127-119 win over short-handed Bucks

Apr. 10, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Miles Bridges scored 26 points to lead the Charlotte Hornets to a 127-119 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks, who were playing Friday night without all five of their usual starters. The Hornets (27-24) are three games above .500 for the first time since...

Bucks missing all 5 starters against Hornets

Apr. 09, 2021 19:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks were without all five of their usual starters Friday night as they hosted the Charlotte Hornets a night after losing at Dallas. Reigning two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo sat out his fourth straight game with a sore left knee. He...

Doncic, Porzingis lead bounce-back Mavs over Bucks 116-101

Apr. 09, 2021 00:21 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis got two quick shots on purpose and another by accident in the fourth quarter while putting Dallas in front of Milwaukee for good a night after appearing unhappy over not getting any looks late in a loss to lowly Houston. Those eight...

Curry, Warriors use furious finish to hold off Bucks 122-121

Apr. 07, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry’s tender tailbone much-improved, the two-time MVP led one of those furious finishes that defined Golden State during recent years and all those NBA Finals runs. Kelly Oubre Jr. converted a pair of free throws with 7.7 seconds left to...

Bucks' Holiday says signing extension was easy decision

Apr. 05, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jrue Holiday says it was an easy decision to sign a contract extension in his first season with the Milwaukee Bucks. Holiday pretty much knew he wanted to stay in Milwaukee for years to come once he spoke to team officials shortly after they paid a...

Bucks slip past Kings 129-128 without Antetokounmpo

Apr. 04, 2021 01:49 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jrue Holiday scored a season-high 33 points to go with 11 assists and seven rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks overcame the absence of Giannis Antetokounmpo to beat the Sacramento Kings 129-128 on Saturday night. Brook Lopez had 26 points and...

Antetokounmpo has 47, Bucks beat Blazers 127-109

Apr. 03, 2021 01:53 AM EDT

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 47 points and 12 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks snapped the Portland Trail Blazers' four-game winning streak with a 127-109 victory Friday night. Jrue Holiday added 22 points and 10 assists for the Bucks, who led by 24 points during the third...

Bucks add backcourt depth by signing veteran Jeff Teague

Apr. 01, 2021 16:02 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Veteran guard Jeff Teague signed with the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday after the Orlando Magic waived him last week. The move reunites Teague with Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer, the two having worked together while with the Atlanta Hawks. The 32-year-old...

Drummond leaves debut with bruised toe, Bucks beat LA 112-97

Apr. 01, 2021 01:36 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andre Drummond left his Lakers debut with a bruised right toe, and Jrue Holiday scored 28 points in the Milwaukee Bucks' 112-97 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday night. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 25 points and 10 rebounds, and Khris Middleton added...