THE final four men's basketball spots in the 12-nation field for the Tokyo Olympics will be decided next summer, the sport's global organizing body said Thursday (Friday, Manila time).It remains unclear, however, if those spots will ...
May 15, 2020
NBA
GIANNIS Antetokounmpo's Twitter account may have been hacked and his post about going to the Golden State Warriors may have been false.But that doesn't mean the idea is not feasible.Tim Daniels of Bleacher Report cited a report by ...
May 9, 2020
NBA
A move to the Golden State Warriors, topics about the late Kobe Bryant and LeBron James, and racial slurs were among the posts on Giannis Antetokounmpo's hacked Twitter account on Friday, Manila time.Julia Marshall of TMJ4.com reported the Milwaukee ...
May 8, 2020
NBA
MILWAUKEE - Giannis Antetokounmpo's social media accounts were hacked on Thursday afternoon (Friday, Manila time) and several bizarre and offensive tweets were posted, according to the Milwaukee Bucks, Antetokounmpo's brother and the player's representatives.More than a ...
May 8, 2020
NBA
MILWAUKEE - The NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks remain confident the coronavirus pandemic won't put a permanent halt to the season and that they'll get to resume chasing their first league title in nearly half a century.The Bucks had a league- ...
Apr 2, 2020
KNOWING when the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics will be solves one problem for USA Basketball.And it creates a few others.Let's assume that the 2020-21 NBA season is over by next July, a premise that also assumes some sort ...
Mar 31, 2020
NBA
LEBRON James was making a statement on the court when the Milwaukee Bucks had to make one of their own.Giannis Antetokounmpo had been hurt two nights earlier while losing to James and the Los Angeles Lakers, and on Sunday afternoon they ...
Mar 10, 2020
NBA
DENVER - Jamal Murray led the Nuggets with 21 points but it was a basket of his that didn't count that really ignited Denver's 109-95 win over the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks.Murray soared for a thunderous slam ...
Mar 10, 2020
NBA
DENVER - Jamal Murray scored 21 points, Paul Millsap had 20 and Jerami Grant added 19 as the Denver Nuggets sent the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks to their third straight loss and fourth in five games, 109-95, on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila ...
Mar 10, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - It was a nice 112-103 victory. Hard-fought and exciting, just the way NBA fans prefer their Sundays to be after church and family lunch.But in the grand scheme of things, the Lakers' triumph over the Clippers was ...
Mar 9, 2020
NBA
PHOENIX - Devin Booker scored 20 of his 36 points in Phoenix's 47-point first quarter and the Suns beat the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks, 140-131, on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time).The Bucks played without MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo because ...
Mar 9, 2020
NBA
PHOENIX - Reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo has a minor knee sprain and will miss at least the Milwaukee Bucks' next two games.The Bucks said on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) that Antetokounmpo had an MRI and was examined by team doctor William ...
Mar 9, 2020
NBA
LOS ANGELES - LeBron James had 37 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to win his showdown with fellow All-Star Game captain Giannis Antetokounmpo, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 113-103 on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time) in ...
Mar 7, 2020
NBA
MILWAUKEE - Giannis Antetokounmpo had 29 points, 12 rebounds and six assists and the Milwaukee Bucks recovered after squandering an early 22-point lead to trounce the Indiana Pacers, 119-100, on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time).The Bucks bounced back from a ...
Mar 5, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - When the brilliant minds behind this publication decided to add a comments section at the end of each article, the idea was to create a marketplace for friendly, respectful, and spirited conversation. Back in 2016, when I first started this column. ...
Mar 3, 2020
NBA
MIAMI - The Miami Heat stand alone, the first team to beat the Milwaukee Bucks twice this season.Jae Crowder and Jimmy Butler each scored 18 points, Goran Dragic added 15 and the Heat beat the Bucks, 105-89, on Monday night (Tuesday, ...
Mar 3, 2020
NBA beefs are usually between a superstar and an irritant, or a new-school player and an "old guy hatin'."Rarely does one have bonafide stars from both sides - in the case of the Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo and Houston ...
Mar 2, 2020
NBA
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Giannis Antetokounmpo caught the ball on the baseline with 2:39 left in the game, turned and faded away to bury a nine-foot jumper over the outstretched hands of Miles Bridges.Bridges shook his head in disbelief as ...
Mar 2, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - When he is done chasing an NBA title he will probably never win, James Harden, if he so wishes, can have a good second act as a comedian,The guy is uproariously funny.A couple of days ago, while talking to ...
Mar 1, 2020
NBA
MILWAUKEE - Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 13 rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks surged to a 24-point lead in the second quarter in a 133-86 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).The 47-point ...
Feb 29, 2020
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