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Antetokounmpo, Bucks start fast, blow out Warriors 118-99

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 30 points and had his third triple-double of the season to help Milwaukee rout the Golden State Warriors 118-99 on Thursday night in Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer’s return from the NBA’s COVID-19 protocols.

Balanced Bucks cruise past short-handed Knicks 112-97

NEW YORK (AP) — Khris Middleton scored 24 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo just missed a triple-double to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 112-97 victory over the short-handed New York Knicks on Sunday. Antetokounmpo had 20 points, 11 assists and…

Bucks rout short-handed Heat 124-102 without Antetokounmpo

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Pat Connaughton made seven 3-pointers and scored 23 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks avenged an embarrassing loss from the second game of the season, beating the Miami Heat 124-102 despite playing without Giannis Antetokounmpo. Milwaukee led by…

Wesley Matthews signs with the Milwaukee Bucks

MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- Wesley Matthews is coming home. The 12-year NBA veteran has signed a deal with the Bucks.  “Wesley is a proven veteran whose shooting, defense and experience will help us,” said Bucks General Manager Jon Horst. “He is…

Bucks' Brook Lopez has back surgery, out indefinitely

MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- Brook Lopez underwent successful back surgery Thursday in Los Angeles and is out indefinitely. The Bucks center hasn't played since Milwaukee's season opener against Brooklyn where he scored eight points, grabbed five rebounds and had three blocks…

Milwaukee Bucks announce signing of DeMarcus Cousins

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - The Milwaukee Bucks announced the signing of veteran center DeMarcus Cousins Tuesday. Cousins was a free agent but has played with the Kings, Pelicans, Warriors, Rockets, and Clippers. In his 10-year NBA career, the Mobile, Ala. native…

Report: Demarcus Cousins to sign one-year deal with Bucks

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Four-time NBA All-Star Demarcus Cousins is expected to sign a one-year deal with the Bucks, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Free agent center DeMarcus Cousins plans to sign a one-year deal with the Milwaukee Bucks, source tells…

Biden hails NBA's Bucks for championship and activism

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden welcomed the NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks to the White House on Monday, praising team members not just for their achievements on the court, but also for their efforts to promote coronavirus vaccinations and for speaking out after the 2020 police shooting of Jacob Blake sparked protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin.