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Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo named NBA MVP for the second year running

USATSI Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks had a hard time in their second round against the Miami Heat when Jimmy Butler and Co. were able to send the best-staffed team in the east in five games. Given these circumstances, individual honors are probably the furthest away for anyone. But it’s award season, and before Friday’s first game in the …

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Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo wins second consecutive NBA MVP award

10:57 ET Eric WoodyardESPN Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo has won his second consecutive NBA MVP award, sources said Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Antetokounmpo joins Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Steve Nash, Tim Duncan, Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Moses Malone, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell as successive MVPs. The official announcement is set for 2 p.m. ET. …

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Giannis Antetokounmpo Injury Update: Bucks to monitor the star’s ankle sprain before determining the status of Game 5

The Milwaukee Bucks managed to keep their season alive with a 118-115 overtime win over the Miami Heat in Game 4 on Sunday, despite playing the last three quarters and overtime without MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo. The Bucks superstar injured himself again in the same right ankle he twisted in Game 3 and did not return. Antetokounmpo struggled to get back …

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Bucks’ Wesley Matthews stands by the team’s decision to boycott

3:37 PM ET Eric WoodyardESPN Wesley Matthews, wing of Milwaukee Bucks, said the team was not “apologetic” for boycotting game 5 of its first round against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday in response to the shooting of Jacob Blake by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He said it was a decision the team made organically. “I feel like we did what …

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Lakers Rumors: LeBron was upset with Bucks for protesting without a plan

In the hours following the Milwaukee Bucks’ decision to drop their playoff game against Orlando Magic, there was a whirlwind of social media coverage. This decision closed the entire NBA playoffs for (at least) two days. Much of those rumors centered on how Lakers star LeBron James reacted to the events. Initially, it was revealed that James voted not to …

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Why a Racial Justice Strike Started with the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA

The Milwaukee Bucks decision not to take over the pitch for their playoff game on Wednesday was quickly confirmed across the sports world. Their protest against the shooting of a black man, Jacob Blake, by the police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was supported by other teams in the NBA and three other leagues: WNBA players abandoned their games on Wednesday night; …

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NBA players are reportedly “frustrated” with Bucks’ communications in protest

Look now: Lakers and Clippers are reportedly voting for the NBA season boycott (12:50) NBA players in the bubble on Wednesday expressed frustration with the way they were handling their strike ahead of a scheduled playoff game against Orlando Magic, according to Yahoo’s Chris Haynes. While the decision itself was later followed by Magic and the four other teams scheduled …

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