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

MILWAUKEE, WI – JANUARY 12: Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks reacts to an officials call during the first half of a game against the Golden State Warriors at the Bradley Center on January 12, 2018 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this […]

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 […]

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.

LeBron and Davis star as Lakers level series, Bucks stay alive in NBA playoffs

Can the Toronto Raptors make it three straight wins for a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference semi-finals? The defending champions are in action against the Boston Celtics on Monday. The Los Angeles Clippers and Denver Nuggets also meet in Game 3 of their Western Conference semi matchup.

Report: Mike Budenholzer will return as Bucks’ coach

If Budenholzer is safe, it’s because Antetokounmpo wants him back. With the potential of his contract extension coming up, potentially followed by free agency (or a trade), Antetokounmpo has a lot of power in the organization. It’s not his style to wield it like LeBron James, but if the Milwaukee front office thought there was […]

NBA Playoffs: Rockets rout Thunder despite Steven Adams’ double-double

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

I’m of the belief that, if Antetokounmpo becomes available in a trade, the Warriors should do whatever they can to acquire him — even if that means parting with Thompson and Green. Antetokounmpo’s jump-shooting struggles were a major talking point during the Bucks’ conference-semifinals loss to the Heat, but that was largely because he doesn’t […]