NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo was in Greece for a meeting with the country's prime minister Thursday and a special ceremony to bestow Greek citizenship on his mother Veronica and younger brother Alex.
Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer agreed to a three-year contract extension Tuesday night, tying himself to Milwaukee through the 2024-25 season.
The NBA released the schedule for the Dec. 25 quintupleheader on Tuesday, and the Bucks will play host to the Boston Celtics in the second of the day’s games.
Forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo re-signed with the Milwaukee Bucks, the team announced on Friday.
The Bucks on Friday officially announced the signings of George Hill, guard/forward Rodney Hood and forward Semi Ojeleye
Loyalty matters to Giannis Antetokounmpo, who grew up dealing with poverty in Greece and was drafted by the Bucks when he was just 18.
Giannis Antetokounmpo's rise coincides with the team's current ownership, which has become the shining example of big-market money taking over a small-market franchise.
The NBA draft, with the Pistons holding the No. 1 pick, is July 29, and free agency starts on Aug. 2.
The NBA Finals MVP ordered 50 Chick-n-Minis at Chick-fil-A — not 51, not 49, just exactly 50 to match the 50 points he scored in the Bucks' 105-98 win over the Phoenix Suns in Game 6.
MILWAUKEE — Three weeks ago, a knee injury left Giannis Antetokounmpo looking 50/50 to return for the rest of the Bucks’ playoff run.
Giannis Antetokounmpo ended one of the greatest NBA Finals ever with 50 points, 14 rebounds and five blocked shots as the Bucks beat the Phoenix Suns 105-98 on Tuesday night to win an entertaining series 4-2
“It is funny, you want to treat it the same as any other game, but at the same time, it is what it is. It’s a close-out game of the finals,” Bucks center Brook Lopez said.
Perhaps it's because a Timberwolves fan can look at the Bucks' success and imagine such things happening in Minnesota.
They can win their first title since 1971 in Milwaukee on Tuesday night.
Devin Booker scored 40 points for the second straight game, but the rest of the Suns were either inconsistent or non-existent as Milwaukee rallied for a 123-119 win in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
The little-used older brother of star Giannis Antetokounmpo has averaged just 3.5 minutes per game in the postseason.
The Bucks overcame a 2-0 deficit in the second round against Brooklyn and now are trying to become the fifth club to do it in the NBA Finals. That last happened five years ago when Cleveland rallied past Golden State.
Khris Middleton scored 10 straight points for Milwaukee down the stretch as the Bucks rallied from nine down to beat the Suns 109-103 on Wednesday night to tie the series 2-2.
Devin Booker scored 38 points in the first three quarters, but picked up his fifth foul early in the fourth, at out nearly five minutes and wasn’t quite as effective once he returned.
Chris Paul had five turnovers and the Suns finished with 17 turnovers in a 109-103 loss to the Bucks on Wednesday night.
Physical play from Phoenix didn't work against Bucks' superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo in Game 3.
With 42 and 41 points in his last two games, Giannis Antetokounmpo has joined LeBron James, Shaquille O'Neal, Jerry West and Rick Barry as players to have two straight 40-point outings in the NBA Finals. Michael Jordan leads with four straight.
Bobby Portis provided a big spark off the bench, scoring 11 points in 18 minutes in Milwaukee’s 120-100 Game 3 NBA Finals victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday. That came after he played just five minutes in a Game 2 loss.
Devin Booker shot just 3 of 14 Sunday night and managed just 10 points as the Suns lost 120-100 to the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points and Milwaukee pulled within 2-1 in the series with a 120-100 win over Phoenix at Fiserv Forum.