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MILWAUKEE - After learning while in quarantine that his grandmother died, Wesley Matthews returned from health and safety protocols and delivered a performance to honor her.Matthews scored a season-high 16 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Houston Rockets, 126-106, ...
Dec 23, 2021
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NEW ORLEANS - Devonte Graham hit eight 3-pointers and added two clutch free throws late in overtime to finish with 26 points, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks, 116-112, on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).Jonas ...
Dec 18, 2021
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By Tom Kertscher, APMILWAUKEE - Playing without stars Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton, the Milwaukee Bucks leaned on Jrue Holiday and had a 21-0 fourth-quarter run to beat the Indiana Pacers, 114-99, on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time)."Just a ...
Dec 16, 2021
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By Phillip B. Wilson, APINDIANAPOLIS - Giannis Antetokounmpo had 26 points and 13 rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks extended their winning streak to seven, routing the Indiana Pacers, 118-100, on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time).The Bucks led by five at halftime ...
Nov 29, 2021
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MILWAUKEE - 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 (Tuesday, Manila time).The Bucks' 77-36 lead ...
Nov 23, 2021
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BOSTON - When the Milwaukee Bucks scratched Giannis Antetokounmpo 90 minutes before the tipoff, Boston coach Ime Udoka worried that his team would expect an easy night against the rest of the defending NBA champions.It took the Celtics a while to snap ...
Nov 13, 2021
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NEW YORK - Pat Connaughton scored a season-high 23 points, making three late 3-pointers to swing a wild second half back in Milwaukee's favor, and the Bucks blew a 24-point lead before beating the New York Knicks, 112- ...
Nov 11, 2021
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MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Bucks sure didn't get much time to celebrate their first NBA championship in a half-century.Just three months after Giannis Antetokoumpo's 50-point performance secured a title-clinching victory over the Phoenix Suns in ...
Oct 12, 2021
THE US Olympic men's basketball team has been together for two weeks. There have been six practices. The team played four exhibitions. A pair of roster changes have already been required and the Americans have no idea when three other ...
Jul 19, 2021
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MILWAUKEE - Giannis Antetokounmpo believes it's the tenacity of the Bucks that has Milwaukee a game away from its first championship in a half century.That persistence has enabled the Bucks to rally from a 2-0 deficit in the NBA ...
Jul 19, 2021
THE happiest basketball coach in the world right now should be Milwaukee's Mike Budenholzer, since he's one win away from the NBA title.The second-happiest should be USA Basketball's Gregg Popovich.Consider what Jrue Holiday, ...
Jul 18, 2021
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PHOENIX - Jrue Holiday seized his chance to give the Milwaukee Bucks the lead in the NBA Finals.Took it right out of Devin Booker's hands, actually.Holiday's steal and alley-oop pass to Giannis Antetokounmpo for a dunk ...
Jul 18, 2021
ON TWITTER, it was all going so well for Devin Booker.Netizens were rightly impressed with the Phoenix Suns guard, who racked up an impressive 42 points in the Game 4 Finals showdown. (He's averaging 26.3 in the playoffs - his ...
Jul 15, 2021
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PHOENIX - Giannis Antetokounmpo and his bum left knee bulldozed through the Phoenix Suns defense for most of Thursday night, once again giving the Milwaukee Bucks more than they could have dreamed in these NBA Finals.The problem for Milwaukee is he' ...
Jul 10, 2021
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PHOENIX - Adam Silver said about 6,200 words in his annual state-of-the-league news conference before Game One of the NBA Finals.Here's one that stood out: Parity.The NBA commissioner was a more-than-keen observer on ...
Jul 8, 2021
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PHOENIX - At their best, the Phoenix Suns have three players who can take over a game.There's Chris Paul and Devin Booker, breaking down defenses from the backcourt. Deandre Ayton has been a beast on the backboards and almost automatic ...
Jul 8, 2021
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AS much as the oddsmakers may argue otherwise, there's an excellent chance the Milwaukee Bucks will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their lone NBA title by winning it all again.Sure, the Bucks go into the NBA Finals as underdogs ...
Jul 6, 2021
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PHOENIX - Chris Paul walked up the stairs and took a seat in front of the NBA Finals logo, a climb that took him 16 years to complete.The Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks are used to enduring long waits.They came into ...
Jul 6, 2021
THE two regular-season games between Milwaukee and Phoenix this season fit the same script. Both were extremely high scoring. Both went down to the wire. Both saw Phoenix win by a single point, with a free throw by Devin Booker ending ...
Jul 4, 2021
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ATLANTA - The Milwaukee Bucks are headed back to the NBA Finals for the first time since 1974.They didn't even need two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo to lock up their spot.Khris Middleton scored 32 points, including a run of ...
Jul 4, 2021
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MILWAUKEE - Brook Lopez scored a playoff career-high 33 points and the Milwaukee Bucks withstood Giannis Antetokounmpo's absence to beat the Atlanta Hawks 123-112 on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) for a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference ...
Jul 2, 2021
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