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Bucks reportedly close practice facilities over virus concerns

Jul 06, 2020 - 1:08 PM

The Bucks close their practice facility after receiving results from coronavirus tests conducted, although it is not clear how many may have come back positive

DROUGHT. The Bucks will chase their first NBA title since 1971 when the NBA season resumes later in July. Photo from Twitter/@NBA

Giannis ready for 'toughest' ever NBA challenge

Jul 02, 2020 - 1:16 PM

'I feel like… this is gonna be the toughest championship you could ever win because the circumstances are really, really tough right now,' says reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo

PACESETTER. Giannis Antetokounmpo and the league-leading Bucks are among the favorites to reach the NBA Finals. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: 4 NBA teams that benefit most from season resumption

May 23, 2020 - 7:45 PM

Is two months’ worth of 'load management' enough for some teams?

LONG LAYOFF. If the NBA returns, LeBron James’ Lakers and Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Bucks look to tighten their hold of the top spot. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Bucks co-owner sees NBA back in 6-8 weeks in two cities

May 23, 2020 - 1:28 PM

‘Will it be different? Yes, but you're still going to feel great,’ Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry says of the likely NBA return

epa08095441 Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo of Greece (R) moves on Chicago Bulls center Wendell Carter Jr. (L) during the NBA game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Chicago Bulls at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, USA, 30 December 2019. EPA-EFE/TANNEN MAURY SHUTTERSTOCK OUT

Giannis, Bucks stay fit for NBA title dreams

Apr 19, 2020 - 2:51 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks do everything they can to continue their road to the NBA title while the league remains suspended

STAYING FIT. Giannis Antetokounmpo does conditioning workouts while he waits for the NBA season to restart. Photo from Instagram/@bucks

WATCH: Giannis learns to rock amid coronavirus outbreak

Mar 15, 2020 - 4:21 PM

To pass time, reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo decides to polish his musical skills by playing the guitar

GREEK FREAK. Giannis Antetokounmpo has made a strong case of defending his MVP award after leading the Bucks to the top of the NBA standings. Photo from Instagram/@bucks

Bucks absorb 3rd straight loss as Nuggets win

Mar 10, 2020 - 2:32 PM

The NBA No. 1 team picks up another loss as Giannis Antetokounmpo continues to be sidelined

KEY PLAYER. Jamal Murray unloads 21 points over the injury-laden Milwaukee Bucks. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Antetokounmpo sidelined by Bucks with knee sprain

Mar 09, 2020 - 3:54 PM

Giannis Antetokounmpo injures his left knee in a loss to the Lakers following an awkward fall

PLAYOFF-BOUND. Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks have already secured their playoff spot before his injury. Photo from Instagram/@bucks

LeBron, Davis dominate as Lakers end playoff drought

Mar 07, 2020 - 5:25 PM

'I am extremely tired,' says LeBron James as the Lakers clinch a playoff spot for the first time in 7 years

BIG GUNS. LeBron James and the Lakers avenge their first-meeting loss against Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks. Photo from LA Lakers

Crowder sparks Miami as Giannis, Bucks downed

Mar 03, 2020 - 12:58 PM

The Heat stun the league-leading Bucks, who pick up their 9th loss of the season

UPSET. Jae Crowder (left) leads the Miami Heat to a big win over NBA No.1 Milwaukee Bucks. Photo from Miami Heat Twitter

Antetokounmpo dominant as Bucks stretch win streak

Mar 02, 2020 - 1:12 PM

Giannis Antetokounmpo delivers a 40-20 game to help the Bucks push their NBA-leading record to 52-8

ROLLING. Giannis Antetokounmpo, Eric Bledsoe, and the Bucks clinch their sixth straight win. Photo from Twitter/@NBA

Giannis, Bucks rip Thunder in 47-point blowout

Feb 29, 2020 - 2:56 PM

Chris Paul admits his Thunder got an 'old-fashioned butt-whooping' as the Bucks unleash a season-high 21 three-pointers

UNSTOPPABLE. Giannis Antetokounmpo sets the fiery tone early for the Bucks. Photo from NBA

Giannis on target as Bucks down Raptors for 50th win

Feb 26, 2020 - 2:54 PM

Assured of a playoff berth, the Bucks roll past the Raptors in a potential preview of the Eastern Conference Finals

MEAN MACHINE. MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo (right) unleashes another double-double against Pascal Siakam and the Raptors. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

NBA-best Bucks continue dominance of sputtering Pistons

Feb 21, 2020 - 2:55 PM

Giannis Antetokounmpo returns after a two-game absence as the Bucks roll to a league-best 47th win

Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Hungry Lakers, Bucks pace NBA title chase

Feb 19, 2020 - 1:42 PM

Weeks after Kobe Bryant's shocking death, there's extra hunger for LeBron James and the Lakers to go for the NBA crown

FACE OFF. After leading their teams in the All-Stars, Giannis Antetokounmpo (left) and LeBron James resume their title quest. Photo by Nuccio Dinuzzo/EPA-EFE

Pacers snap losing skid against Giannis-less Bucks

Feb 13, 2020 - 2:32 PM

The Pacers take advantage of a Bucks side playing minus MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo for the second straight game

SIZZLING. There's no stopping TJ Warren as he pours in 35 points against the league-leading Bucks. Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Giannis Antetokounmpo welcomes son as Bucks stay on top

Feb 11, 2020 - 6:05 PM

Giannis Antetokounmpo misses the Bucks game for the birth of his son Liam Charles

MVP FATHER. Reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo becomes a father.  File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Without Giannis, Bucks roll to 46th season win

Feb 11, 2020 - 4:37 PM

Even without reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Bucks rally past the Sacramento Kings

'BEST TEAM'. Khris Middleton believes that the Milwaukee Bucks can manage with or without star Giannis Antetokounmpo. Photo from Khris Middleton's Instagram

Raptors escape Nets to extend club-best winning streak

Feb 09, 2020 - 2:18 PM

The reigning champions stay on a roll as the Raptors stretch their winning run to 14 games

IN CHARGE. Fred VanVleet (right) takes over in the final quarter. Photo from Toronto Raptors

Giannis powers NBA-best Bucks; Harden sustains scoring crown chase

Feb 05, 2020 - 4:40 PM

'It's going to be a great duel for a lot of years,' says reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo after facing the Pelicans' 19-year-old rookie star Zion Williamson

HOTSHOTS. Young league stars Giannis Antetokounmpo (right) and Zion Williamson embrace after clashing for the first time this season. Photo from Milwaukee Bucks

Harden, Giannis spark Rockets, Bucks to big NBA wins

Feb 03, 2020 - 12:39 PM

MVP contenders Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden both flirt with triple-double performances

NO. 1 TEAM. Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks improve on their NBA-leading record. Photo from Instagram/@bucks

Giannis-led Bucks beat Hornets in historic Paris NBA game

Jan 25, 2020 - 11:58 AM

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks further solidify their place at the top of the NBA standings with their 40th win of the season

GREEK FREAK. Giannis Antetokounmpo continues to make a case for his second straight MVP award with another double-double. Photo from Twitter/@NBA

Bucks run roughshod over Kyrie, Nets

Jan 19, 2020 - 11:59 AM

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the hot-shooting Bucks drub the Nets by 20 on the road

TOO GOOD. Reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo keep the league-leading Bucks far from reach in the East.

Mighty Bucks pull out close win over surging Celtics

Jan 17, 2020 - 4:26 PM

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks clip the Celtics to avenge one of their rare losses this season

Photo from NBA

Kawhi fires season-high 43, Giannis drops 37 in dominant NBA wins

Jan 15, 2020 - 4:28 PM

Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo shows no mercy, while Kawhi Leonard puts on a scoring show for the Clippers

SIZZLING. Kawhi Leonard tallies a season-high performance in just 3 quarters. Photo from NBA

Giannis bounces back as Bucks whip Trail Blazers

Jan 12, 2020 - 5:00 PM

After tallying a season-low 13 points, reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo unleashes a huge double-double

IN THE ZONE. Giannis Antetokounmpo regains his rhythm in the Bucks’ big road win. Photo from Milwaukee Bucks

Spurs shock Bucks behind three-point barrage

Jan 07, 2020 - 2:51 PM

DeMar DeRozan and Patty Mills combine to lead the Spurs to an upset win

SHOCKER. DeMar DeRozan pours in 25 points to lead the Spurs to a shock win over the NBA No.1 Milwaukee Bucks. Photo from NBA Twitter

Antetokounmpo drops double-double in return from back injury

Dec 31, 2019 - 3:35 PM

'We won 30 games before January; it's cool, but we can always do better,' says Giannis Antetokounmpo as the Bucks roll to a league-best 30-5 record

USUAL NUMBERS. Giannis Antetokounmpo quickly gets back to work against Wendell Carter Jr and the Bulls. Photo by Tannen Maury/EPA-EFE

Embiid powers Sixers to big win over Giannis, Bucks

Dec 26, 2019 - 9:21 AM

Joel Embiid helps neutralize reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo as the Sixers hand the league-leading Bucks just their fifth loss of the season

SHACKLED. Sixers big man Joel Embiid (right) turns on the defensive pressure on Bucks star  Giannis Antetokounmpo. Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images/AFP

Giannis triple double leads NBA-best Bucks over Knicks

Dec 22, 2019 - 2:29 PM

'The hard part is making your stats count. I just want to be on the court and help my team win,' says Antetokounmpo on his triple double

ALL-AROUND GAME. Giannis Antetokounmpo records his third triple-double of the NBA season. Photo from Twitter/@NBA

Giannis, Bucks outgun Lakers

Dec 20, 2019 - 1:54 PM

Milwaukee claims early bragging rights in a potential match-up of NBA Finals contenders

STAR POWER. Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks to beat LeBron James' Lakers. Photo from NBA Twitter

Mavericks snap Bucks' 18-game NBA win streak

Dec 17, 2019 - 2:08 PM

Even without Luka Doncic, the Mavericks overcome Giannis Antetokounmpo's 48 points and 14 rebounds

ESCAPE. Kristaps Porzingis leads the Mavericks to hold off the Buck's late 17-6 run. File photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Bucks breeze past Cavs to stretch franchise best start

Dec 15, 2019 - 3:36 PM

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks streak to their 18th straight victory to extend their best start at 24-3

Bucks roll on; Kings upset Rockets

Dec 10, 2019 - 2:40 PM

Milwaukee Bucks improve to 21-3 at the top of the NBA Eastern Conference

Birthday boy Antetokounmpo scores 27 as Bucks thump Clippers

Dec 07, 2019 - 5:54 PM

'Giannis' birthday and we searched all over the city to find a gift – couldn't find one so we gave him this one. That's all I can come up with ... because we were awful,' said losing Clippers coach Doc Rivers

BIRTHDAY BOY. File photo of Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks driving to the basket against the Detroit Pistons at Little Caesars Arena on December 04, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Antetokounmpo leads Bucks past Pistons; Lakers trump Jazz

Dec 05, 2019 - 5:57 PM

The Bucks improve to 19-3 – tied for best record in the league with the Western Conference-leading Los Angeles Lakers

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - DECEMBER 04: Jaylen Brown #7 of the Boston Celtics looks on during the second half of the game between the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat at TD Garden on December 04, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Celtics defeat the Heat 112-93. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP Maddie Meyer / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Bucks keep streak alive; Sixers still undefeated at home

Dec 03, 2019 - 3:53 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks now lead the NBA Eastern Conference

DOUBLE-DOUBLE. Another double-double night for Giannis Antetokounmpo. AFP Photo

Bucks streak to 10th straight win; Spurs upset Clippers

Nov 30, 2019 - 3:32 PM

Giannis Antetokounmpo unloads 33 points and 12 boards as the Bucks cruise past the Cavs

TOO GOOD. Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks stay on top of the Eastern Conference. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Giannis hits 50 to lead Bucks win; LeBron sparks Lakers

Nov 26, 2019 - 7:18 PM

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks stay on top of the Eastern Conference while LeBron James and the Lakers lead the West with an NBA-best record

HOT RUN. Giannis Antetokounmpo records 17 straight double-doubles to start a season. File photo

Antetokounmpo's big triple-double leads Bucks over Blazers

Nov 22, 2019 - 1:38 PM

Reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo dishes out a career-high 15 assists on top of 24 points and 19 rebounds

FULL CONTROL. Giannis Antetokounmpo drops his 16th career triple-double. Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

Bucks to lose injured Middleton for 3 to 4 weeks

Nov 12, 2019 - 12:16 PM

Khris Middleton reportedly sustains a leg injury from the game against OKC

BIG BLOW. The Milwaukee Bucks lose All-Star guard Khris Middleton to injury. Photo from Khris Middleton's Instagram

Bucks trounce Raptors behind Antetokounmpo near triple-double

Nov 03, 2019 - 1:24 PM

The Bucks exact revenge on defending champion Raptors in their first meeting since the Eastern Conference finals last season

DO-IT-ALL. Giannis Antetokounmpo looks determined to retain his MVP award this season. Photo from Twitter/@NBA

Heat too hot for Giannis, Bucks

Oct 27, 2019 - 11:23 AM

Milwaukee superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo buries a spectacular buzzer-beating tip-in to force overtime, but the Miami Heat play spoiler in the extra period

HEARTBREAKER. Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks drop a cardiac game against Bam Adebayo and the Heat at home. Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images/AFP

Bucks' Antetokounmpo believes he still has untapped potential

Oct 25, 2019 - 12:38 PM

Despite winning MVP in the NBA last season, Giannis Antetokounmpo says he still has to polish many elements of his game

BIG DREAMS. Giannis Antetokounmpo plans to deliver an NBA championship to the Bucks this season. Photo from Twitter/@Bucks

Bucks deny Westbrook winning debut for new-look Rockets

Oct 25, 2019 - 11:14 AM

Reigning Most Valuable Player Giannis Antetokounmpo picks up where he left off from last season with a triple-double for the Bucks

WINNING NOTE. Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks kick off their title bid on the right foot. Tim Warner/Getty Images/AFP

NBA MVP Antetokounmpo to play in FIBA World Cup

Jun 28, 2019 - 11:36 PM

Six years since his senior national team debut, Giannis Antetokounmpo hopes to power Greece to a medal finish

GREEK PRIDE. Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo looks forward to donning his national colors after a spectacular NBA season. Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Antetokounmpo vows to stay hungry despite NBA MVP win

Jun 26, 2019 - 10:23 PM

Giannis Antetokounmpo sets his sights on an NBA championship after becoming the first Greek player to be named NBA MVP

GREEK FREAK. Giannis Antetokounmpo says his journey has not reached its end. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)

Antetokounmpo captures maiden NBA MVP award

Jun 25, 2019 - 11:38 AM

Giannis Antetokounmpo dethrones James Harden and becomes the first player from Greece to be named NBA MVP

GREEK FREAK. Giannis Antetokounmpo becomes the first player from the Milwaukee to win MVP since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar triumphed in the 1973-74 season. Photo from Milwaukee Bucks' Twitter account (@Bucks)

WATCH: NBA game recap and highlights

May 26, 2019 - 8:48 PM

Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors rally past the No. 1 Bucks to reach their first NBA finals

ROARING RAPTORS. The Toronto Raptors celebrate with the NBA Eastern Conference Finals trophy after stunning the Milwaukee Bucks. Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Justin Trudeau joins Twitter storm as Raptors clinch 1st NBA Finals

May 26, 2019 - 3:08 PM

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tells the Raptors to ‘bring that championship to Canada’

HISTORIC. Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors rule the NBA Eastern Conference after stunning the No. 1 Bucks. Photo from Toronto Raptors Twitter