Report: Giannis Antetokounmpo out for Game 5 vs. Miami Heat

With the Milwaukee Bucks facing elimination against the Miami Heat in Game 5 of their second-round series, the team will have to keep its playoff hopes alive without its biggest star. Giannis Antetokounmpo has reportedly been ruled out for tonight’s game after suffering an injury in Game 4.

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s future: Why Warriors could still have a chance

But if Antetokounmpo demands a trade to the Warriors, he will do so for reasons bigger than playing with his buddy. Golden State’s up-tempo, movement-heavy style plays to his strengths. With Curry and others to space the floor, Antetokounmpo would have far more open looks than he’s had in Milwaukee. Steve Kerr, an offensive savant, […]

Report: Entering Game 5, Giannis Antetokounmpo feels similar to entering Game 4

Antetokounmpo played Game 4. If he feels the same way entering Game 5, he’ll play that, too. Antetokounmpo aggravated his injury and left Game 4. That showed he shouldn’t have been playing in the first place while feeling like this – especially with the Milwaukee Bucks down 3-0 or even 3-1 now. It seems Antetokounmpo […]

Report: Mike Budenholzer will return as Bucks’ coach

As the Milwaukee Bucks stumbled toward early playoff elimination at the hands of the Heat, the blame game started. Someone had to be at fault, and a lot of fingers were pointed at coach Mike Budenholzer. His inflexible systems, his playing Giannis Antetokounmpo 36 or fewer minutes a night (before Antetokounmpo’s ankle injury), and some […]

Warriors mailbag: Assessing Golden State’s options with No. 2 pick

The only way the Warriors would make a major change to their draft board is if they uncover new information that affects their perception of a certain player. For example: It’s possible that Golden State learns that someone’s wingspan is much smaller than it thought, or that someone has been dealing with a knee injury […]