Giannis Antetokounmpo is best player in world

Tonight, Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks get the chance to close out the Celtics in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, thus far — and by far — the best series in this year’s postseason. In the Bucks’ stunning Game 5 comeback Wednesday in Boston, Antetokounmpo torched the league’s best defense for 40 … Read more

James Harden will be a headache for Philadelphia

It’s getting awfully hard to see James Harden as a superstar these days.Picture: Getty Images After Tuesday night’s 120-85 loss to the Miami Heat, James Harden and Joel Embiid are Thelma and Louise-ing towards a cliff’s edge. In Embiid’s defense, the MVP runner-up has played with a broken bone in his face since Game 3. … Read more

Giannis jokes (?) about taking time off for Greek freakout

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) blocks a shot by Boston Celtics center Al Horford (42) during the second half of Game 5 of an Eastern Conference semifinal in the NBA basketball playoffs, Wednesday, May 11, 2022, in Boston. The Bucks won 110-107. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) blocks a shot … Read more

The Bucks’ Game 5 win over the Celtics was defined by 10 seconds of Jrue Holiday’s defensive heroics

BOSTON — The relationship between Giannis Antetokounmpo and teammate Khris Middleton, now nine years in, is well-known for its depth and trust. But about that Jrue Holiday relationship … “It’s blooming, it’s blooming!” Antetokounmpo said after the Milwaukee Bucks finished off a jaw-dropping display of clutch play in stealing a 110-107 Game 5 victory over … Read more

How to Watch Bucks at Celtics Game 5 on Wednesday

Has this playoff series between the Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics been good or what? We are now through four games in this Eastern Conference Semifinals series and there really is no clear-cut favorite right now. Maybe you could make a case for the Celtics to currently have the upper hand since they own home … Read more

Jack Harlow messing with camera operator at Celtics game is not cool

Jack Harlow wants you to know he’s an NBA fan.Picture: Getty Images So Jack Harlow is gunning for the top NBA celebrity fan award. It’s clear with him taking threes logo during the celebrity all star game, recording singles about Tyler Herro, and getting advice from Kawhi Leonard about how to improve his game. Part … Read more

Why the Boston Celtics need far more from Jayson Tatum to overcome Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Milwaukee Bucks

MILWAUKEE — The look on Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck’s face was fitting — half disgust and half heartburn — as he listened to veteran referee Sean Wright explain a crucial call in the final seconds of his team’s bitter Game 3 semifinal loss Saturday. The Celtics were seenthing at the way the Milwaukee Bucks … Read more

‘Absolutely ready for this game,’ Giannis Antetokounmpo authors dominating performance as Milwaukee Bucks take series lead

10:07 PM ET jamal necklaceESPN MILWAUKEE — The Boston Celtics made everything difficult offensively for Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo through the first two games of this series, but Antetokounmpo broke through with a dominant performance in Game 3, scoring 42 points to lead the Bucks to a 103-101 victory on Saturday. An extra off-day … Read more

The Top 5 Plays from Game 3 Between the Celtics and Bucks

The top five plays from Game 3 between the Celtics and Bucks feature Jayson Tatum absorbing the contact as he punches home a one-handed jam while getting fouled by Giannis Antetokounmpo and Grant Williams beating the halftime buzzer. There’s also Boston scoring off beautiful ball movement and Jaylen Brown coming up big in the fourth … Read more

Four keys to the Milwaukee Bucks winning a second consecutive NBA championship

8:00 AM ET jamal necklaceESPN The Milwaukee Bucks were rallying in the fourth quarter of Game 2 of their first-round series against the Chicago Bulls when a driving lane opened up for forward Khris Middleton. Middleton made a beeline toward the rim before Bulls center Nikola Vucevic stepped in front of the basket. Middleton attempted … Read more