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There's a one-name superstar on either side: Giannis and Kawhi. There's a Milwaukee franchise that hasn't been to the NBA Finals in 45 years, opposite a Toronto franchise that has never been to the title round. The Bucks have a coach with an economics degree who wasn't there last year; the R…

BOSTON — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 39 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Bucks to a 113-101 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of their second-round playoff series on Monday night and move Milwaukee within one win from its first trip to the Eastern Conference finals since 2001.

BOSTON — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 13 rebounds, George Hill finished with 21 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Boston Celtics 123-116 on Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.

MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokoumpo had 29 points and 10 rebounds, Khris Middleton made seven of Milwaukee’s 20 3-pointers, and the Bucks beat the Boston Celtics 123-102 on Tuesday night to even their second-round playoff series at a game apiece.

DETROIT — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Detroit 127-104 on Monday night, completing a four-game sweep of the Pistons and advancing to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2001.

The Baltimore Colts eliminate the Packers from the playoffs with a 16-3 decision as QB Zeke Bratkowski is limited to 113 yards passing. Green Bay closes a 6-7-1 season on a high note with a 28-27 win over the Bears as Don Horn, called the quarterback of the future, throws two touchdown passe…

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Milwaukee is developing a dynamic defense, but the San Antonio Spurs demonstrated how far the young Bucks still have to go.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves were selling hope to their dwindling fan base in the form of three first-round picks in Thursday night's NBA draft.

BOSTON (AP) - It's looking a lot like 2008 again, with Paul Pierce carrying the Boston  Celtics to v ictory in the NBA finals and  leading them to the brink of yet another title.

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Hakim Warrick scored 10 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the short-handed Miami Heat for a 95-84 win Saturday.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Andrew Bogut put the Milwaukee Bucks in position to win and rookie guard Brandon Jennings finished off the Indiana Pacers.