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 unfollows teammates, meets with Bucks

NBA All-Star and 2019 league MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo met with Milwaukee Bucks owner Marc Lasry on Saturday to discuss his future with the team, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports. Antetokounmpo unfollowed Milwaukee’s official team accounts and his teammates’ personal pages on Twitter and Instagram earlier in the day, perhaps miffed after the Bucks […]

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

Bucks Reasons for staying: To understand what drives Antetokounmpo, one needs only to read his Twitter bio: “Family-Loyalty-Legacy.” This is someone who still appreciates that Milwaukee took a chance on him when he was just a raw, gangly teenager who’d never played above Greece’s second division. Unlike some other perennial All-Stars, Antetokounmpo feels no urge […]

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Anthony Davis headline NBA All-Defensive Team

There is no wildcard, “What the heck were they thinking?” pick in this year’s NBA All-Defensive Team. If there is a glaring omission, it is that there is not one Toronto Raptors player on either team, and they had the second-best defense in the NBA this season. Kyle Lowry was fifth in guard voting.

Butler adamant Heat’s best is yet to come after eliminating Bucks

“It’s not easy to get to the conference finals, and our organisation knows that. We’ve been trying desperately to get back to the conference finals. It’s not our ultimate goal, we get it, but you can still acknowledge the journey, how hard it is to this point.

Bucks took shortcut to contention around Giannis Antetokounmpo and came up short

Key trades backfired, too. The Bucks found a team will to deal a coveted future Lakers first-rounder (which became Mikal Bridges) for Brandon Knight and instead opted for Michael Carter-Williams in a three-way trade. Milwaukee dealt a first-rounder (which became OG Anunoby) and a second-rounder (which became Norman Powell) for Greivis Vasquez.

Giannis wanted to play, but we couldn’t risk him – Bucks coach Budenholzer

“We had to look and put our heads together and listen to Giannis, but listen to our sports performance group led by Troy Flanagan and ultimately Jon Horst is our GM and myself and we couldn’t let Giannis go out there. He’s not ready, he’s not healthy [and] we can’t put him at risk.

REPORT: The Los Angeles Clippers Are Expected To Pursue Giannis Antetokounmpo

According to The Ringer, “multiple league sources” have claimed that the Clippers will try to acquire Antetokounmpo. The NBA superstar has one year left on his current deal, and is eligible for a huge extension this offseason. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)