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Recent articles by Matt:

You can watch the Bucks and Mavericks square off Saturday – in 3-on-3, on NBA 2K20

The Milwaukee Bucks and Dallas Mavericks won't be playing as scheduled Sunday, but members of both teams will square off digitally, and you can watch. → Read More

Wisconsin is (mostly) staying home. The state gets a 'B' in social distancing based on mobile data.

Good job, Wisconsin. You're (mostly) staying home like you're supposed to, according to mobile data. → Read More

Golf courses not considered essential businesses, must close due to safer-at-home order

Wisconsin's golf courses are not considered an essential business and must close. A petition is gathering signatures to reverse this. → Read More

Where do you go if you can't afford food? Here's a list of Milwaukee area schools, pantries and more

Here's a running list of schools, food pantries, charitable organizations and other groups that are providing food assistance. → Read More

Someone from the Bucks' last opponent has tested positive for coronavirus

The Nuggets announced Thursday a member of the organization – not necessarily a player – tested positive after experiencing symptoms Monday. → Read More

The NBA might not pick up before June. What are the options as the Bucks' great season hangs in limbo?

Group practices at the NBA level have been banned indefinitely, and according to reports, the NBA plans to cancel the rest of its G League season. → Read More

The entire Bucks roster is donating money to help Fiserv Forum workers

Everyone on the roster has committed to making sure the 1,000-plus hourly workers at Fiserv Forum are taken care of during the NBA's hiatus. → Read More

With an important home stand ahead, the Bucks are bracing for the possibility of playing without fans

"Whatever we feel like we can do to help do our part, that’s what we got to do," Bucks wing Kyle Korver says of likely NBA crowd restrictions. → Read More

Giannis took part in Bucks practice, but his knee must pass one more test before he can play against the Celtics

Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo needs to make sure his knee still feels good after he practiced Wednesday and during workouts Thursday. → Read More

The Bucks' Eric Bledsoe and George Hill also are ruled out for the Nuggets game with injuries

Eric Bledsoe has water on the knee and George Hill is still slowed by the bruise he suffered when kneed in the groin a week ago. → Read More

Nuggets 109, Bucks 95: Seven of arguably the Bucks' top nine players sit during loss

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton, Eric Bledsoe, Brook Lopez, George Hill, Donte DiVincenzo and Marvin Williams all sit in Bucks' 109-95 loss to Nuggets. → Read More

Lakers 113, Bucks 103: Combined play of LeBron James, Anthony Davis outshines Giannis' effort

Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo certainly held his own, but Milwaukee struggled to generate consistent offense. → Read More

Bucks 119, Pacers 100: After surviving a scare, the Bucks get on track in the second half

A prolonged three-point drought and some shaky defense put a scare into the fan base, but the Bucks returned to form. → Read More

Heat 105, Bucks 89: Too many bricks break Milwaukee's back

Playing on the second night of a back-to-back, the Bucks never got into an offensive rhythm in a 105-89 loss to the Heat. → Read More

Bucks 93, Hornets 85: Giannis dominates, but team's run of scoring 100 or more points gets snapped

The Milwaukee Bucks' winning streak grew to six straight games since the all-star break, but their run of scoring 100 or more points was snapped. → Read More

After thinly-veiled shot from James Harden, Giannis' skills on full display against Thunder

The Bucks rolled past the Thunder, 133-86, and yet, someone who wasn't anywhere near the court managed to have a presence that hung over the game. → Read More

Bucks 133, Thunder 86: From a real game to a blowout in a matter of minutes

Giannis Antetokounmpo returned to a three-point game, and in a matter of five minutes the Bucks had gone on a dominant 24-4 run. → Read More

Bucks 108, Raptors 97: Surviving the initial blow to take down Toronto

After a slow start, the Bucks sprang to life and never looked back, beating the Raptors, 108-97. → Read More

Bucks 137, Wizards 134: Khris Middleton does most of the heavy lifting in exciting overtime victory

Led by Khris Middleton with critical supporting plays by Eric Bledsoe and Robin Lopez, the Bucks did enough to earn a 137-134 OT victory over the Wizards on Monday. → Read More

Bucks 119, 76ers 98: Joel Embiid is the 'best player in the world?' Not on this night.

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 31 points, 17 rebounds and 8 assists and got the better of Joel Embiid three nights after Embiid's confident proclamation. → Read More