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NBA notebook: Bucks’ co-owner fined over Davis comments

Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry has been fined $25,000 for his recent remarks about Anthony Davis, ESPN’s Malika Andrews reported Monday. FILE PHOTO: Marc Lasry, CEO and Co-Founder of Avenue Capital Group, speaks during the Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit in New York, U.S., November 15, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Segar Lasry’s recent comments about the New Orleans Pelicans’ star, who requested a trade from the Pelicans prior to the trading deadline, violated NBA tampering rules. There were reports that the Bucks, who enter play Monday with the league’s best record at…

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NBA roundup: George’s 36 lead Thunder past Bucks

Paul George hit a season-high eight 3-pointers and scored 36 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 118-112 home win over the visiting Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday. Jan 27, 2019; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George (13) dribbles the ball around Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) during the first quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports The Thunder have won five consecutive games, sweeping their three-game homestand that also included wins over New Orleans and Portland. The loss snapped…

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NBA roundup: Bucks muscle past Raptors again

Malcom Brogdon made two 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter, including the one for the go-ahead points with 40.7 seconds to play, and the visiting Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Toronto Raptors 104-99 on Sunday night. Dec 9, 2018; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) and Raptors forward CJ Miles (0) defend against Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) at Scotiabank Arena. Milwaukee defeated Toronto. John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports Brogdon finished with 18 points for the Bucks, who have twice defeated the Raptors this season. Giannis Antetokounmpo…

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NBA notebook: Bucks, Cavs make four-player trade

The Milwaukee Bucks are trading Matthew Dellavedova, John Henson and two draft picks to the Cleveland Cavaliers for point guard George Hill and forward Sam Dekker, ESPN reported Friday. Dec 5, 2018; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Bucks guard Matthew Dellavedova (8) looks for a shot against Detroit Pistons guard Bruce Brown (6) in the fourth quarter at the Fiserv Forum. Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo The trade includes first- and- second-round picks in 2021. The first-round pick is reportedly lottery-protected in 2021 and top-10 protected in 2022. There are other…

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NBA roundup: Knicks rally, dump Bucks in overtime

Emmanuel Mudiay scored 16 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and overtime as the New York Knicks came back to defeat the visiting Milwaukee Bucks 136-134 on Saturday. Dec 1, 2018; New York, NY, USA; New York Knicks guard Emmanuel Mudiay (1) drives to the basket against Milwaukee Bucks guard Eric Bledsoe (6) during the first half at Madison Square Garden. Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports The Bucks led by as many as 14 points in the fourth quarter before the Knicks stormed back to force overtime. Kevin…

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NBA roundup: Curry exits as Bucks blast Warriors

Eric Bledsoe scored six of his game-high 26 points during a second-quarter flurry that allowed the Milwaukee Bucks to build a double-digit lead en route to a shockingly easy 134-111 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday in Oakland, Calif. November 8, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots the basketball against Milwaukee Bucks guard Eric Bledsoe (6) during the first quarter at Oracle Arena. Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points and Malcolm Brogdon 20 for the Bucks, who had lost…

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NBA roundup: Giannis tallies triple-double for Bucks

Giannis Antetokounmpo registered his second triple-double of the young season with 26 points, 15 rebounds and 11 assists on Sunday, helping the host Milwaukee Bucks get back on the winning track with a 144-109 victory over the Sacramento Kings. Nov 4, 2018; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Sacramento Kings forward Marvin Bagley III (35) drives for the basket against Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) in the fourth quarter at the Fiserv Forum. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports The Bucks used an 18-1 run in the first quarter to take command…

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Technology 

Intel bucks chip industry woes; powered by PCs, iPhones

(Reuters) – Intel Corp beat analysts’ estimates for quarterly profit and revenue on Thursday, driven by its high-margin data center business and strong demand for its PC chips, sending its shares up as much as 6.0 percent in extended trading, though those gains later evaporated on concerns about U.S. trade tensions with China. FILE PHOTO: The Intel logo is shown at E3, the world’s largest video game industry convention in Los Angeles, California, U.S. June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo The company’s 39 percent rise in profits and better-than-expected fourth-quarter…

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NBA notebook: Parker joins hometown Bulls, with Bucks’ help

Free agent forward Jabari Parker signed a reported two-year deal worth $40 million with the Chicago Bulls on Saturday afternoon, not long after Milwaukee Bucks general manager John Horst rescinded the team’s qualifying offer to Parker. FILE PHOTO: Apr 5, 2016; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith (5) drives for the basket as Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker (12) defends during the first quarter at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters Picture Supplied by Action Images The four-year NBA veteran is a…

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Bucks Fizz star Jay Aston has mouth cancer

Image copyright PA Bucks Fizz star Jay Aston has revealed she has mouth cancer and fears it could stop her talking and singing. The singer is due to have part of her tongue removed but is concerned she may need more extensive surgery if more cancer is found. “I think if they take more of my tongue away the chances of me singing, even talking, will be very slim,” she told the Daily Mirror. The 57-year-old found out she had cancer just under two weeks ago. Image caption The original…

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