MILWAUKEE (AP) Milwaukee Bucks coach Jim Boylan admits his team's task against the Miami Heat is a daunting one.
The Bucks open the Eastern Conference playoffs on the road Sunday against the NBA's defending champions.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) Derrick Williams had 21 points to help the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Spurs 108-95 Wednesday night, ending a 16-game losing streak at San Antonio.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Rookie John Henson scored a career-high 28 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, Brandon Jennings had 17 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 95-89 Wednesday night in a regular-season finale lacking any postseason implications.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) New Minnesota coach Richard Pitino has hired a former Gophers player as an assistant on his staff.The university announced the addition of Ben Johnson on Tuesday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Al Jefferson had 22 points and eight rebounds to help Utah keep its playoff hopes alive with a 96-80 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Ricky Rubio had a career-high 24 points, 10 assists and five steals, and J.J. Barea scored 16 points to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 105-93 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kemba Walker had 21 points, Josh McRoberts nearly had a triple-double and the Charlotte Bobcats handed the Milwaukee Bucks their ninth straight road loss, 95-85 Saturday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love calls this a wasted season for him. And now he's vowing to come back stronger than ever after injuries limited him to 18 games in what was supposed to be a big year for him and the Wolves.
ATLANTA (AP) Jeff Teague and Josh Smith each scored 24 points and the Atlanta Hawks used a 13-0 run in the fourth quarter to take the lead after trailing by 19 early in the second half and beat the Milwaukee Bucks 109-104 on Friday night.
ATLANTA (AP) The Milwaukee Bucks are missing two injured starters, guard Brandon Jennings and center Larry Sanders, for their game Friday night against the Atlanta Hawks.