Giannis named NBA Defensive Player of the Year

Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo has added another trophy to his trophy case. The reining MVP has been named the 2019-20 NBA Defensive Player of the Year. The four-time All-Star received the nod over Anthony Davis and Rudy Gobert, earning…

Bucks: Player reported knee pain while training in Greece

The Milwaukee Bucks say star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was training with the Greek national team when he reported to his NBA team that he was experiencing knee pain, an injury that will keep him out of the European championship.

Snell scores 26 points, Bucks beat Hornets 118-108

Tony Snell scored a season-high 26 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo had 20 points and eight rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks handed the Charlotte Hornets' playoff hopes a potentially devastating blow with a 118-108 victory on Tuesday night.

Middleton has 26 and Bucks beat the Blazers 93-90

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Khris Middleton scored 26 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Portland Trail Blazers for a 93-90 victory on Tuesday night.Giannis Antetokounmpo added 22 points for the Bucks (35-35), who have won nine of 11 as they jostle for playoff positon in the Eastern Conference. They are a half-game ahead of Miami for the seventh spot.

Bucks hold off Lakers 107-103 after 3 ejections for shoving

Khris Middleton scored 14 of his season-high 30 points in the fourth quarter, Greg Monroe added 12 points before his ejection and the Milwaukee Bucks kept up their furious playoff push with their eighth victory in nine games, 107-103 over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.

Miami Heat extend win streak to 12, beat Bucks 106-88

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Hassan Whiteside had 23 points and 16 rebounds, and the Miami Heat extended their winning streak to 12 games with a 106-88 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night.A lackluster night for the Bucks got worse with 6:34 left in the third quarter when Jabari Parker, part of the team's young core, left the game with a sprained left knee. Parker hurt the same knee two seasons ago.

Bucks forward Jabari Parker leaves with sprained left knee

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bucks forward Jabari Parker left Milwaukee's game Wednesday night against the Miami Heat in the third quarter with a sprained left knee.Parker was driving to the bucket from the left side of the lane, making minimal contact with a defender with his body before falling to the floor. His left knee did not make contact, and appeared to buckle on the drive with 6:34 left in the quarter.

Irving, James lead short-handed Cavs past Bucks 113-102

Kyrie Irving had 31 points and a career-high 13 assists, and LeBron James scored 29 as the Cleveland Cavaliers won their second game in two nights over the Milwaukee Bucks, 113-102 on Wednesday despite being without two starters.

Antetokounmpo gets triple-double, Bucks beat Blazers 115-107

MILWAUKEE (AP) ��� Giannis Antetokounmpo got his second triple-double of the season to lead the Milwaukee Bucks over the Portland Trail Blazers 115-107 on Wednesday night.Antetokounmpo had 15 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his seventh career triple-double ��� second-most in franchise history ��� and is the only NBA player averaging at least 20 points, eight rebounds, five assists, two blocks and two steals this season.

Preview: Pacers at Bucks

The Indiana Pacers took any suspense out of the final game of the regular season when they knocked off the New York Knicks while the Detroit Pistons were falling on Tuesday.

Preview: Bucks at Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers continue to look like a title contender one game and an also-ran the next and are coming off one of their impressive performances.

Preview: Grizzlies at Bucks

Injuries are decimating the Memphis Grizzlies and the team will try to fight out of a slump when they visit the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday.