PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid was unyielding under the basket, arms extended sky high as Giannis Antetokounmpo tried to plow through the All-Star center for a bucket. Embiid absorbed the contact and slapped the ball out of Antetokounmpo’s hands, one of a bountiful of disruptive plays triggered …

NEW YORK — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in his third triple-double of the season, and the Milwaukee Bucks followed their big victory over the Lakers by routing the New York Knicks 123-102 on Saturday night.

The Vikings are one of the teams considered to be placed in pro football’s AFL to get a 13-13 alignment between the two divisions but in the end, it’s the Colts, Steelers and Browns who are moved despite protests.

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.