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Bucks survive shaky free-throw shooting to edge Mavs 112-109

Jan. 15, 2021 10:28 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo overcame poor free-throw shooting to score 31 points, Khris Middleton hit two late 3-pointers and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Dallas Mavericks 112-109 on Friday night. The Bucks improved to 9-4, winning their fourth straight and snapping the Mavericks’...

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) is defended by Detroit Pistons center Mason Plumlee during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Antetokounmpo's triple-double lifts Bucks over Pistons

Jan. 13, 2021 10:40 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks easily beat the Detroit Pistons for the third time this month, 110-101 on Wednesday night. The Bucks built a commanding early lead with a barrage of 3-pointers. Brook Lopez connected three times from...

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) tries to get control of a loose ball between Orlando Magic guard Cole Anthony, bak left, center Nikola Vucevic (9) and forward Aaron Gordon, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Antetokounmpo, Bucks pull away late to beat Magic 121-99

Jan. 11, 2021 10:27 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo returned from a one-game absence because of a minor back injury and scored 22 points as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Orlando Magic 121-99 on Monday night. Antetokounmpo, the reigning two-time NBA MVP, started slowly and battled through second-half foul trouble...

Bucks beat Cavaliers 100-90 without injured Antetokounmpo

Jan. 9, 2021 11:12 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton scored 27 points and the Milwaukee Bucks withstood the absence of two-time reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 100-90 on Saturday night. Antetokounmpo sat out with back spasms after taking a hard fall one night earlier in a loss to the Utah...

Back spasms sideline Antetokounmpo for Bucks' game with Cavs

Jan. 9, 2021 6:46 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Two-time reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo isn’t playing Saturday against the Cleveland Cavaliers after taking a hard fall a night earlier in the Milwaukee Bucks’ loss to the Utah Jazz. The Bucks’ injury report listed the 6-foot-11 forward with back spasms. ...

Record 3-point night helps Jazz win 131-118 at Milwaukee

Jan. 8, 2021 11:19 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Utah’s record 3-point shooting ended the Milwaukee Bucks’ home-court dominance. Donovan Mitchell scored 32 points and the Jazz shot 25 of 53 from 3-point range to win 131-118 on Friday night and hand the Bucks their first home loss. Utah’s 25 3-pointers set a franchise...

The Boston Celtics team kneels during the playing of the National Anthem before the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Miami. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

'A sad day': NBA reacts to Capitol protest, Blake decision

Jan. 7, 2021 2:05 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — With words and actions, several NBA teams showed dismay Wednesday hours after a violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump was able to storm the U.S. Capitol and in response to a decision by a Wisconsin prosecutor not to charge a police officer who shot a Black man last year. In Miami, the...

Fast start helps Bucks breeze past Pistons 130-115

Jan. 6, 2021 11:56 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 25 points and Khris Middleton added 23 as the Milwaukee Bucks rolled past the Detroit Pistons 130-115 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory. The Bucks and Pistons faced off in Milwaukee for the second time in three nights. The Bucks (5-3) beat the...

CORRECTS LAST NAME TO BLAKE FROM BLACK-Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley speaks at a news conference Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Kenosha, Wis. Graveley announced that no charges will be filed against the white police officer that shot Jacob Blake, a Black man in August. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

LeBron, Marquette, Bucks react to ruling in Kenosha shooting

Jan. 6, 2021 9:16 AM EST

LeBron James called a prosecutor's decision not to file charges against a white police officer who shot a Black man in Wisconsin this summer a “blow to the heart and to the gut.” Back in Wisconsin, the Marquette men's basketball team wore black uniforms to protest the decision, and the NBA's...

Toronto Raptor guard Kyle Lowry (7) discusses a call with referee Rodney Mott (71) during the first half of an NBA basketball game against New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

In the NBA this season, teams will see same refs more often

Jan. 5, 2021 2:19 AM EST

There are nine people who have been on the court to start four different games at Staples Center so far this season. Only eight of them are players. The other is referee Scott Foster. There might be no better way to explain how and why the NBA has changed the travel rules for officials this year than...