Nuggets acquire Bryn Forbes from Spurs in 3-team trade
Rockets Spurs Basketball San Antonio Spurs guard Bryn Forbes (7) reacts to a score against the Houston Rockets during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) (Eric Gay)DENVER — (AP) — The Denver Nuggets acquired veteran wing player Bryn Forbes from San Antonio on Wednesday as part of a three-team deal that also included Boston. The Nuggets sent injured players Bol Bol and P.J. The Spurs also will receive a future second-round draft pick from the Nuggets. For the Nuggets, the move gives them a solid outside shooter in Forbes and the potential to add another player.wftv.com
AP source: Nuggets to get Forbes from Spurs in 3-team trade
Rockets Spurs Basketball San Antonio Spurs guard Bryn Forbes (7) reacts to a score against the Houston Rockets during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, in San Antonio. The Nuggets are trading injured players Bol Bol and P.J. The Spurs also will receive a future second-round draft pick from the Nuggets, the person said. For the Nuggets, the move gives them a solid outside shooter in Forbes and the potential to add another player. ___More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/hub/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP_SportsCopyright 2022 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Bucks blow big lead, then rally to edge Nets 86-83 in Game 3
Nerts Bucks Basketball Milwaukee Bucks' Bryn Forbes and Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Durant have words during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA Eastern Conference basketball semifinals game Thursday, June 10, 2021, in Milwaukee. Brooklyn led 83-82 when Bruce Brown missed a jumper with just over 20 seconds left. After Brown missed his own driving layup attempt with just over 6 seconds left, Middleton got the rebound. Green hasn’t played since Game 2 of the Nets’ first-round series with the Boston Celtics. Bucks: Milwaukee stuck with the same starting five that they used in the first two games of the series.wftv.com
Sweep: Bucks oust Heat 120-103, roll into Round 2
Bucks Heat Basketball Milwaukee Bucks guard Bryn Forbes reacts after scoring on a 3-pointer during the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Miami Heat, Saturday, May 29, 2021, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) (Lynne Sladky)MIAMI — (AP) — Turns out, there was a reason the Milwaukee Bucks weren't worried about a playoff rematch with the Miami Heat in Round 1 this year. Heat: Miami finished the season 40-36 overall, the 15th-best record in the franchise’s 33 seasons. Cleveland missed the 2019 playoffs, Golden State missed the 2020 playoffs and this Heat team got swept. Miami lost a series 4-0 for only the second time, also falling in the 2007 first round vs. Chicago.wftv.com
Bucks capitalize on hot start to roll past Heat 132-98
Heat Bucks Basketball Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton (22) guards against Miami Heat guard Duncan Robinson (55) during the first half of Game 2 of their NBA basketball first-round playoff series Monday, May 24, 2021, in Milwaukee. The Bucks' 22 3-pointers were their highest total ever in a playoff game. Forbes scored 22 points and went 6 of 9 on 3-point attempts. Jrue Holiday's 15 assists were one off the Bucks playoff record that is shared by Paul Pressey and Oscar Robertson. ... As well as the Bucks shot from beyond the arc Monday, this didn't approach their best 3-point performance against the Heat this season.wftv.com
Middleton, Antetokounmpo lead Bucks past Nuggets 125-112
Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, right, moves to the rim as Denver Nuggets forward JaMychal Green defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, in Denver. Middleton had 29 points and a career-high 12 assists, Antetokounmpo scored 30 points and the Milwaukee Bucks won their fifth straight game by beating the Denver Nuggets 125-112 on Monday night. “We still find ourselves trying to figure out how to be a team that plays a lot better in the second half,” Malone said. “We’ve lost three in a row because we haven’t defended anybody.”TIP-INSBucks: The Bucks outrebounded the Nuggets 50-38. “Hope that he's going to be well.”MAIN ATTRACTIONAsked about the marquee matchup between Jokic and Antetokounmpo, Malone feigned hurt feelings.
Antetokounmpo, Bucks pull away late to beat Magic 121-99
Antetokounmpo, the reigning two-time NBA MVP, started slowly and battled through second-half foul trouble before coming alive in the fourth quarter. Milwaukee won a second straight and beat Orlando for a fifth consecutive time in the regular season. Khris Middleton finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Bucks, while reserve Bobby Portis played well for a second straight game, scoring 20 points. The Bucks forced eight turnovers in the second quarter and 11 in the first half and turned those Magic mistakes into 17 points. 15 pick, the Magic informed Augustin that they wouldn’t be pursuing him in free agency.
Antetokounmpo won't say whether he will sign supermax offer
MILWAUKEE – Giannis Antetokounmpo praised the “amazing” moves the Milwaukee Bucks have made to improve the team, but the two-time reigning MVP stopped short Wednesday of saying he would sign a supermax contract extension offer. “Right now I’m not focusing on that,” Antetokounmpo said during his first preseason discussion with reporters. He has until Dec. 21 to sign the extension, or else he will be eligible to become a free agent after the 2020-21 season. The Bucks say the uncertainty surrounding Antetokounmpo's future hasn't impacted the team's focus as it gets ready for the season. When Antetokounmpo celebrated his 26th birthday on Sunday, each of the Bucks gave him a pen as a gift.