Giannis Antetokounmpo deserves back-to-back MVP awards – Bucks coach Budenholzer

— Giannis Ugo Antetokounmpo (@Giannis_An34) July 18, 2020 “I had no idea that that was the case, but it makes sense. I think it was 64, 65, 66 games for different teams so that’s certainly a significant body of work and more importantly, certainly, Giannis in our minds has done more than enough to deserve […]

Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo to wear “Equality” on jersey

“This is something special,” he continued. “Hopefully, this pandemic never happens again so we never are able to come back in the campus, but at the end of the day, this is part of history, so just being able to be here, participate in this, I’m just trying to be in the moment, trying to […]

Mike Budenholzer: Giannis Antetokounmpo deserves back-to-back MVPs

If there had been no shutdown of the season and Antetokounmpo missed a couple of weeks with a tweaked knee while LeBron tore up the league, would things have been different? Maybe. Maybe not. We’ll never know. What we do know is based on the games up to March 11 Budenholzer is right, Giannis Antetokounmpo […]

LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo out for Lakers-Bucks

LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo are the NBA’s most popular players. They led the league in All-Star fan voting the last two years. Antetokounmpo is favored to win MVP this season, and LeBron is generally recognized as the best player in the world.

Bucks GM not worried about other players recruiting Giannis Antetokounmpo inside bubble

What happens in the playoffs could impact Antetokounmpo’s decision, but in the end he is expected to stay with the Bucks — they can offer the most money, they are a contending team, and Milwaukee is the only home he has known in the United States. It’s where his family is, where his child lives. […]

Bucks beat Pacers 117-89, spoil Brogdon’s return

Brogdon scored his first points on a layup with 10:28 to play in the second quarter, giving the Pacers a 26-24 lead. Donte DiVincenzo made a layup to give Milwaukee a 56-55 advantage with 53 seconds left in the first half, and the Bucks never trailed again.

NBA MVP, Rookie of Year races are over

“I think it was 64, 65, 66 games for different teams so that’s certainly a significant body of work and more importantly, certainly, Giannis in our minds has done more than enough to deserve a back-to-back MVP,” Budenholzer said Friday, according to ESPN. “What he does for us on both ends of the court, what […]

Bucks avoid luxury-tax exposure as Pelicans reportedly claim Christian Wood off waivers

That’s why it was so risky for Milwaukee to waive Christian Wood and sign Tim Frazier. That put the Bucks in jeopardy of paying the luxury tax this season if they won the championship (triggering bonuses in Tony Snell‘s contract) and Wood went unclaimed. Obviously, Milwaukee would probably gladly pay the tax, miss out on […]

Rockets star James Harden arrives in Orlando for restart after delay

Harden’s arrival comes one day after team-mate Russell Westbrook announced that he tested positive for COVID-19. Westbrook said he is “currently feeling well, quarantined, and looking forward to rejoining my team-mates when I am cleared”.

Coronavirus: Kawhi Leonard’s arrival at Disney World delayed – reports

Leonard was reportedly not on the team flight to the Orlando area in Florida, where the 2019-20 campaign will resume at the Disney World complex after the season was halted in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.