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Milwaukee Bucks All-Star Giannis 'Greek Freak' Antetokounmpo on the floor after an ankle injury in Game 4 against the Miami Heat. (Image: Getty)

Greek Freak (Ankle) Game-Time Decision, Bucks Down 3-1

The Milwaukee Bucks face a second-straight elimination game with a banged-up Greek Freak. They won’t know the status of Giannis ‘Greek Freak’ Antetokounmpo and his sprained ankle injury until game time. The Bucks listed the Greek Freak as “questionable” on the injury report, but he will do everything in his […]

The Miami Heat’s Jimmy Butler takes a shot as time expires over Giannis 'Greek Freak' Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks in game 2. (Image: AP)

Milwaukee Bucks Down 0-2 Against Miami Heat After Shady Foul Call

Seven players for the Miami Heat scored in double-digits in a stunning 116-114 Game 2 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. Jimmy Butler only scored 13 points, but he knocked down two controversial free throws with time expired at the end of the game to break a 114-114 deadlock. Miami now […]

Milwaukee Bucks big man Giannis Antetokounmpo drives through Miami Heat traffic in the paint. (Image: Kim Klement/USA Today Sports)

Can the Miami Heat Beat the Greek Freak and the Milwaukee Bucks?

In the other half of the NBA Eastern Conference semifinals, the top-seeded #1 Milwaukee Bucks square off against the #5 Miami Heat. Greek Freak and the Bucks are 6-point favorites heading into Game 1 against Jimmy Butler and the Heat. The Heat swept the #4 Indiana Pacers in the first […]

The Milwaukee Bucks refused to take the floor in their playoff game against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday. (Image: Kevin C. Cox/USA Today Sports)

NBA Postpones Playoff Games After Milwaukee Bucks Stage Walkout

It started with the Milwaukee Bucks choosing to protest police violence by refusing to come out of their locker room and compete in a playoff game against the Orlando Magic. The team protested the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Sunday. Other NBA teams quickly followed suit […]

Toronto Raptors PF Pascal Siakam defends Giannis "Greek Freek" Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks. (Image: Stacy Revere/Getty)

NBA Eastern Conference Futures: Celtics or Raptors Upset the Bucks?

Bucks or Bust? Oddsmakers at the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas updated the futures board for the NBA Eastern Conference champion, and the Milwaukee Bucks are the big favorite at 1/2 odds. The defending champion Toronto Raptors are 8/1 to win the Eastern Conference for the second season in a […]

LA Lakers Anthony Davis defends a 3-point shot from Milwaukee Bucks center Giannis 'Greek Freak' Antetokounmpo in Milwaukee, WI. (Image: Stacey Revere/Getty)

NBA Weekend: Lakers and Bucks Rematch, NBA Finals Preview?

The two best teams in the NBA meet on Friday night, which could be a preview of the 2020 NBA Finals. It’s also rematch time for LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, who host the Greek Freak and the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks edged out the Lakers in December, […]

LeBron James and Giannis "Greek Freak" Antetokounmpo during the 2019 All-Star Game in Charlotte, NC (Image: Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty)

2020 NBA MVP Odds: LeBron James or Back-to-Back for Greek Freak?

With 20 games remaining in the NBA season, Giannis “Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo leads the MVP race with LeBron James as his closest contender. According to a recent update by William Hill, the Greek Freak is a huge MVP favorite at 1/7 odds, while LeBron is 9/1 odds to win the […]

Milwaukee Bucks star, Giannis Antetokounmpo, celebrates a three-pointer against the Cleveland Cavs in Milwaukee, WI. (Image: Morry Gash/AP)

Milwaukee Bucks New 2020 NBA Title Favorites at All-Star Break

Before the start of the NBA All-Star break, oddsmakers at William Hill adjusted the 2020 NBA championship odds to make the Milwaukee Bucks the new favorite at 5/2 odds. Giannis “Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo and the Bucks were previously lumped with the LA Lakers and LA Clippers as three-way co-favorites at […]

Charlotte Hornets center Willy Hernangomez fouls Milwaukee Bucks All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo during an NBA game in Paris, France. (Image: Thibault Camus/AP)

Milwaukee Bucks and Greek Freak Projected to Win 70 Games

For a second season in a row, Giannis “Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo is leading his team to the best record in the NBA. At their current pace, the Greek Freak and the Milwaukee Bucks would finish the season with a 71-11 record and become only the third team in NBA history […]

Denver Nuggets center, Nikola Jokic, posts up LA Lakers big man, Anthony Davis, at the Staples Center in LA. (Image: Bart Young/Getty)

NBA Weekend Preview: Mavs/Sixers, Pacers/Bucks, Nuggets/Lakers

The NBA has several compelling matchups during the penultimate weekend of the calendar year, with the Dallas Mavericks taking on the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday, and then battling the defending champ, Toronto Raptors, on Sunday. The Milwaukee Bucks have a back-to-back with the New York Knicks and Indiana Pacers. There’s […]

LA Lakers center, Anthony Davis, boxes out LA Clippers forward, Kawhi Leonard, in a game at Staples Arena in Los Angeles. (Image: Brian Rothmuller/Getty)

2020 NBA Title Odds: Lakers and Clippers 3/1, Bucks 4/1

The NBA season passed the first quarter mark, and the Los Angeles Lakers (24-4) and Los Angeles Clippers (21-8) are co-favorites to win the 2020 NBA championship with 3/1 odds, according to William Hill. Meanwhile, Giannis “the Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks (24-4) are the best team in […]

Anthony Davis and LeBron James lead the LA Lakers to the best road record in the NBA. (Image: Troy Wayrynen/USA Today Sports)

Road Warriors: Bucks, Lakers, Mavericks Best NBA Away Teams

Only nine teams in the NBA boast a winning record on the road this season. Of those, the Los Angeles Lakers (12-1), Milwaukee Bucks (10-2), and Dallas Mavericks (8-2) are the best road teams in the league, with a combined 30-5 away record. LeBron James and the Lakers actually have […]