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Antetokounmpo, Bucks Roll Lakers in 131-116 Victory
February 9, 2022
In a matchup between the league's two most recent NBA champs, it was the reigning world champion Milwaukee Bucks who proved to be the far superior unit. ... read more »
President Biden hails Milwaukee Bucks for NBA championship, activism
November 11, 2021
The Bucks were the first NBA champions to visit the White House in nearly five years, ending a Donald Trump-era hiatus. ... read more »
UTAH’S RUDY GOBERT AND PHILADELPHIA’S BEN SIMMONS LEAD 2020-21 NBA ALL-DEFENSIVE FIRST TEAM
June 14, 2021
NBA All-Defensive First Team Also Features Golden State’s Draymond Green and Milwaukee’s Jrue Holiday and Giannis Antetokounmpo. NBA All-Defensive Second Team: Miami’s Bam Adebayo and Jimmy Butler, Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid and Matisse Thybulle, and LA Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard ... read more »
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Denver’s Nikola Jokić Wins 2020-21 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award
June 9, 2021
– Serbian Center Becomes First Player Named NBA MVP With Nuggets – ... read more »
NBA’s Playoff Game Boycotts Sparks Domino Effect Across Major League Sports Amidst Jacob Blake Shooting
August 26, 2020
The Milwaukee Bucks took a historic stand by electing not to play in the scheduled Wednesday Game 5 of the NBA Playoff series versus the Orlando Magic to boycott police brutality and specifically boycott the treatment of Jacob S. Blake, a 29-year-old American Black man who was shot in the back seven times by a Kenosha police officer that left him paralyzed earlier on Sunday. ... read more »
Lebron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo Draft Team Rosters for 2020 NBA All-Star Game
February 7, 2020
Team LeBron: Drafts Davis No. 1 Overall; Selects Leonard, Dončić and Harden for Starting Lineup. Team Giannis: Drafts Embiid No. 2 Overall; Selects Siakam, Walker and Young for Starting Lineup. Each Team Chooses Chicago Community Organization to Play for in NBA All-Star Game ... read more »
Lakers’ James, Bucks’ Antetokounmpo Named Starters and Captains for 2020 NBA All-Star Game
January 31, 2020
– Captains to Draft Rosters for Team LeBron vs. Team Giannis; TNT to Air NBA All-Star Draft on Feb. 6. West Starter Pool: James, Lakers’ Davis, Mavericks’ Dončić, Rockets’ Harden and Clippers’ Leonard. East Starter Pool: Antetokounmpo, 76ers’ Embiid, Raptors’ Siakam, Celtics’ Walker and Hawks’ Young. ... read more »
Quotes on the Passing of Kobe and Gianna Bryant
January 30, 2020
“God please be with the families involved. Heal every broken heart and be there in their time of need! Still can’t believe this" -Paul George ... read more »
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Lakers’ Vogel Earns Spot as Head Coach of Team Lebron in 2020 NBA All-Star Game
January 24, 2020
The 69th NBA All-Star Game, featuring Team LeBron vs. Team Giannis, will air live at 8 p.m. ET on TNT and ESPN Radio in the United States.  NBA All-Star 2020 will reach fans in more than 200 countries and territories in more than 40 languages.  ... read more »
NBA referees aim to make traveling take a walk
October 3, 2019
James Harden slides sideways or steps backward, and the screaming starts. Whether seated on the opposing bench or on a stool in a sports bar, somebody is insisting that Harden must have traveled between the time he finished dribbling and launched his shot from a different spot. Traveling will be an emphasis this season for officials, who are determined not to allow offensive players to gain an extra edge by taking an extra step. ... read more »
Popularity of NBA In China Seems to Create Endless Options
September 20, 2019
Kobe Bryant went to China for the first time in 1998, making the trip to Beijing to help operate an instructional basketball clinic for about a dozen kids. The local coaches working with him didn’t know a lot about the game. Barely anyone noticed that an NBA player was in town. ... read more »
Top Moments From The 2019 NBA Awards
June 27, 2019
The third annual NBA Awards marked the end of the 2018-19 NBA season on Monday, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. NBA Hall of Famer and TNT analyst Shaquille O’Neal hosted this year’s awards. The evening brought out the NBA’s rising stars and legends, league executives and celebrities from Kareem Abdul Jabbar to Mark Cuban, 2 Chainz to Samuel L. Jackson. ... read more »
2019 NBA Awards: Giannis Antetokounmpo Wins NBA MVP
June 27, 2019
As the 2019 NBA Awards came to an end on Monday, Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the 2019 NBA MVP at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. Tears streamed down his face as the 24-year-old gave an emotionally charged speech after receiving the NBA’s highest honor. He thanked his family and the support system that he felt led him to this moment. ... read more »
Giannis: Bucks ‘successful’ despite falling short of goal
May 30, 2019
The Bucks had the best record in the NBA during the regular season and were two wins shy of reaching the NBA Finals ... read more »
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