Tags: Milwaukee Bucks

In the East, It Has Been All Bucks So Far (but Not All Giannis)

MILWAUKEE — “Are they just a regular-season team?” the narrative setters and talking heads asked as the Bucks rolled to the N.B.A.’s best record. Then they swept a hapless Detroit Pistons team in the first round of the playoffs. Well, that was just the first round. And Blake Griffin was injured. Can they ace a…

Kawhi vs. Giannis: Tired Raptors Head to Milwaukee for Slugfest

Whew. Now that the good people of Toronto have had a second to breathe after Kawhi Leonard beat the buzzer and the 76ers on Sunday night — much to the chagrin of the already cantankerous fans in Philadelphia — it’s time to look ahead to what is sure to be another heavyweight series. The weary…

Sports of The Times: In This Season’s Playoffs, It’s the Bucks Making a Splash

MILWAUKEE — Beware, Western Conference elitists, you splash-brothers-obsessed, “nothing hoops noteworthy occurs on the east side of the Mississippi River” sorts: The Milwaukee Bucks are legitimate contenders to grab an N.B.A. championship. They feature long and spongy jumpers and are relentless on defense. They gang-rebound and have a battalion worth of shooters who are more…