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Siakam scores 33 points, Raptors beat short-handed Bucks

Jan. 06, 2022 00:16 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored 33 points, OG Anunoby and Gary Trent Jr. had 22 apiece and the Toronto Raptors beat the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks 117-111 on Wednesday night. Fred VanVleet added 19 points for the Raptors. They improved to 18-17 and overcame Milwaukee’s...

Bucks' Budenholzer in health and safety protocols

Jan. 05, 2022 19:43 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mike Budenholzer has entered the NBA's health and safety protocols and Giannis Antetokounpo is sidelined with an illness unrelated to COVID-19, leaving the Milwaukee Bucks without their coach and star player Wednesday night against Toronto. Assistant Darvin Ham...

Pistons win 115-106 to snap Bucks' 6-game winning streak

Jan. 03, 2022 23:56 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Detroit Pistons owned the NBA’s worst record. The Milwaukee Bucks were the defending NBA champions. None of that mattered Monday night as Saddiq Bey scored a career-high 34 points to lift Detroit to a 115-106 victory that snapped the Bucks’ six-game winning...

Giannis' triple-double leads Milwaukee to 6th straight win

Jan. 01, 2022 22:20 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — With Giannis Antetokounmpo in peak form since returning from COVID-19 protocols, the red-hot Milwaukee Bucks are scoring at their highest rate of the season. Antetokounmpo had 35 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists for his second triple-double of the season and the...

Cavaliers beat short-handed Bucks for 6th straight victory

Dec. 19, 2021 00:40 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Cedi Osman scored 23 points, Darius Garland had 22 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers extended their winning streak to six games, beating the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks 119-90 on Saturday night. Garland made 10 of 13 shots to pace a Cavaliers offense that shot...

Minus Giannis, Bucks lose to Toronto, ending win streak at 8

Dec. 02, 2021 23:02 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Fred VanVleet scored 13 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Toronto Raptors took advantage of Giannis Antetokounmpo sitting out with a sore right calf to beat Milwaukee 97-93 Thursday night, ending the Bucks’ winning streak at eight. ...

Bucks beat Nuggets 120-109, extend win streak to 6 games

Nov. 27, 2021 00:55 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points and 13 rebounds, Pat Connaughton added 20 points off the bench and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the depleted Denver Nuggets 120-109 on Friday night for their sixth straight win. Antetokounmpo hit 10 of 13 shots in just 30...

Bucks dominate Magic 123-92 for 4th consecutive victory

Nov. 23, 2021 00:23 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jrue Holiday scored 18 points and the Milwaukee Bucks opened the biggest halftime lead in franchise history on their way to a 123-92 blowout of the Orlando Magic on Monday night. The Bucks’ 77-36 lead at the break also was Orlando’s biggest halftime...

Antetokounmpo has 32 points and 20 rebounds, Bucks top Magic

Nov. 21, 2021 00:08 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 20 rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Orlando Magic 117-108 on Saturday night to open a two-game set. The teams will meet again Monday night in Milwaukee. Bobby Portis had a...

Injuries cause reigning champion Bucks to struggle early

Nov. 01, 2021 17:23 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks haven’t been quite themselves as they’ve opened their NBA title defense. Two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo has played in each of the Bucks’ first seven games, but many of his usual running mates have been missing. The impact...