Tens of thousand of fans crammed Milwaukee's Deer District to watch Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks win their first NBA championship in 50 years. “This is history. I can’t believe I’m seeing this,” said Cisco Claudio, 50, who was there with his son, Noel Patelski, 28, of Milwaukee.
The NBA Finals MVP ordered 50 Chick-n-Minis at Chick-fil-A — not 51, not 49, just exactly 50 to match the 50 points he scored in the Bucks' 105-98 win over the Phoenix Suns in Game 6.
The retired Madison physician once worked for the Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Bucks and Green Bay Packers. Now he's written a book about those experiences.
Choosing only five stories from a career that dates to 1997 wasn’t easy. I’ve been blessed to interview a lot of interesting people and cover a lot of outstanding teams and games during that stretch.
The Wisconsin native has been covering sports in the state for over two decades and spent the past 10 seasons on the UW men's basketball beat.
After earning the third seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs this season, the Milwaukee Bucks are looking to avenge their loss to the Miami Heat in the second-round of last year's playoffs inside the NBA's Florida bubble when they kick off postseason play Saturday in Milwaukee.
With another event preventing them from playing in Milwaukee, the Bucks opened their title chase with a 4-1 series win over the San Francisco Warriors, winning one game on the road and all three they played at the UW Field House.
Point guard Jrue Holiday is playing for a legitimate title contender for the first time in his NBA career.
Giannis' older brother suffered an avulsion fracture to his right patella tendon in the regular-season finale.
Two-time NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo spoke to the media Wednesday afternoon about the NBA-record $228 million 5-year contract extension he signed with the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday.
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CHICAGO — The way John Paxson sees it, the Chicago Bulls are ready to contend for a playoff spot.
NEW YORK — After getting swept in the WNBA Finals last year, the Washington Mystics are back and ready to win the franchise's first title.
CLEVELAND — LeBron James made the first move. Now what?
OAKLAND, Calif. — All the chatter is that underdog Cleveland could be completely deflated from the way it flopped in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Determined and as motivated as ever might be more appropriate and fitting whenever LeBron James is in the mix.
HOUSTON — Stephen Curry and Golden State turned all those Houston bricks into a road back to the NBA Finals.
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CHICAGO — John Paxson insisted the Chicago Bulls are in a good position. And the Bulls' top executive hopes they are never in this spot again.
ATLANTA, Ga. — A visit to the lowly Atlanta Hawks provided a confidence boost for the Chicago Bulls.