Bob Lanier Dies At 73Bob Lanier, the left-handed big man who muscled up beside the likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as one of the NBA's top players of the 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 73.
Bucks Breeze Past Pistons 130-115Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 25 points and Khris Middleton added 23 as the Milwaukee Bucks rolled past the Detroit Pistons 130-115 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory.
Bucks Beat Pistons 125-115Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 43 points and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Detroit Pistons 125-115 on Monday night to move above the .500 mark for the first time this season.
Two-Time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo Commits To Extension With Bucks"I'm blessed to be a part of the Milwaukee Bucks for the next 5 years," Antetokounmpo posted Tuesday on his social media platforms.
Giannis Antetokounmpo Voted NBA's Defensive Player of the YearHe led the Bucks to the NBA's best record and helped them limit opponents to 101.6 points per 100 possessions, the league's top defensive rating.
Giannis And Bucks Clobber Pistons 126-106Giannis Antetokounmpo had 33 points and 16 rebounds as the Bucks led by as many as 34 points in the second half. Detroit trailed 70-41 at halftime and could never get enough stops to mount any significant rally in the final two quarters.
Spartans Win In Lincoln, Pistons Thumped By Giannis And BucksThe Spartans, who have been struggling for almost a month, had a good shooting night, the Bucks had 70 points by halftime on their way to a 126-106 victory over the Detroit Pistons.
Pistons Win Streak Ends At Two With Loss To BucksMilwaukee won all eight matchups with the Pistons last season — four in the regular season and four in the first round of the playoffs. The Bucks also beat Detroit last month in their first meeting of 2019-20.
Bucks Eliminate Griffin & The Pistons In 4 StraightGriffin fouled out and headed to the bench, and the home crowd gave him a standing ovation. Then many fans headed toward the exits.
Pistons and Jazz On Verge Of Being SweptMilwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo and Houston's James Harden were this season's leading NBA MVP candidates.
Pistons No Match For Antetokounmpo & BucksAntetokounmpo scored 13 of his 26 points in Milwaukee's big third quarter and the Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 120-99 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.
Pistons A No Show In Series Opener 121-86Giannis Antetokounmpo ran and dunked all over the Pistons until they just shoved him to the ground.
Pistons Snatch Final NBA Playoff SpotThe drama of the regular season went all the way to the very end of the regular season, with seven of the eight first-round playoff matchups not being clinched until the final night was in the books — the last three of them, out West, going down to literally the final moments.
Bucks Beat Pistons 115-105, Are Unbeatable After A LossGiannis Antetokounmpo had 21 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds to help the Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 115-105 on Tuesday night, keeping the distinction of being the league's only team without two straight setbacks.
4 Surprise NBA TeamsThe Denver Nuggets, Milwaukee Bucks, Sacramento Kings and Brooklyn Nets are all exceeding expectations over halfway through the NBA season.