Giannis, Greece make Paris Olympics as Spain, Brazil also qualify

Greece’s Giannis Antetokounmpo, reacts as one of his children holds a sign after his team qualified for the Paris 2024 Olympics eliminating Croatia, following a FIBA Olympic Qualifying basketball final, at the Peace and Friendship stadium, at Athens’ port city of Piraeus, Sunday, July 7, 2024. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris) Giannis Antetokounmpo steered Greece to an…

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Giannis, Greece beat Doncic-led Slovenia to reach final

Greece’s Giannis Antetokounmpo, rear, hugs Slovenia’s Luka Doncic ahead of a basketball match, during the Acropolis basketball tournament at the Peace and Friendship indoor stadium at Athens’ port city of Piraeus, Saturday, July 6, 2024. (AP Photo/Petros Giannak ouris) An Olympics berth has eluded Giannis Antetokounmpo so far during his basketball career. He’s one more…

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Khris Middleton joins Giannis on Bucks’ injured players list

Milwaukee Bucks’ Khris Middleton during the first half of Game 1 of the first round NBA playoff basketball game against the Indiana Pacers Sunday, April 21, 2024, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks face the possibility of continuing their NBA Eastern Conference first-round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers on Friday…

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Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Bucks to win over 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers’ Tobias Harris tries to stop Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, March 14, 2024, in Milwaukee. The Bucks won 114-105. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) MILWAUKEE— Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Milwaukee Bucks past the Philadelphia 76ers 114-105 in the NBA…

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LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo lead early NBA All-Star voting

Pro-basketball players LeBron James (L) and Giannis Antetokounmpo (R) stand on stage during the mock draft ahead of the All-Star game between Team Giannis and Team LeBron at the Vivint arena in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 19, 2023. (Photo by Patrick T. Fallon / AFP) Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is the leading vote…

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NBA: Bucks beat Pacers as Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 64

Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo drives past Indiana Pacers’ Buddy Hield during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a franchise-record 64 points to help the Milwaukee Bucks outscore the Indiana Pacers 140-126 on in the NBA Wednesday night, with Antetokounmpo…

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NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo posts double-double, Bucks beat Bulls

Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts after a dunk during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 13, 2023, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 35 points and 11 rebounds and Bobby Portis also had a double-double in the Milwaukee Bucks’ 118-109 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday…

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NBA: Damian Lillard paces Bucks past Pistons as Giannis ejected

Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 speaks with Damian Lillard #0 of the Milwaukee Bucks during the first half of a game against the Detroit Pistons at Fiserv Forum on November 08, 2023 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Stacy Revere/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by Stacy Revere / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP) MILWAUKEE — Damian Lillard scored…

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NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo signs contract extension with Bucks

FILE–Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo has indicated on social media that he has agreed to a contract extension with the Milwaukee Bucks. Antetokounmpo issued a social media post on Monday that said, “MILWAUKEEEEEEEEE!! Let’s get it!!!! #BucksInSix #Extended.” The post came as ESPN reported that the two-time MVP had…

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Bucks look to set pace again in NBA’s Central Division behind Giannis, Lillard

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, right, high fives Milwaukee Bucks guard Damian Lillard (0) before the start of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sarah Phipps) Central Division teams are seeking to make amends after creating some unwanted NBA playoff history last season.…

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