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The Bucks' Y2K Night Contest Has Broken Their Fax Machine

The Bucks' Y2K Night Contest Has Broken Their Fax Machine

deadspin.com yahoo.com Updated Feb 19
Saturday is "Y2K Night" in Milwaukee, and they are committed to the theme. 2000-era pricing, an appearance from Glenn Robinson, and a halftime performance by Coolio. But the absolute best part is the contest—for which entrants will have to som…
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  • Waiters, Varejao out for Cavaliers vs. Magic

    Waiters, Varejao out for Cavaliers vs. Magic

    nba.com ESPN.com Feb 19
    Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters is out for Cleveland's game against the Orlando Magic with a hyperextended left knee.
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  • Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Wednesday night

    Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Wednesday night

    nba.com Feb 19
    ? With the NBA trade deadline less than 24 hours away and one member of the Lakers, veteran point guard Steve Blake, already packing his bags in the dressing room and leaving Staples Center for Golden State, they still have a game to play tonight and it…
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  • Meet Thanasis Antetokounmpo: The Greek Freak, Part 2

    Meet Thanasis Antetokounmpo: The Greek Freak, Part 2

    dimemag.com Feb 19
    The fascination surrounding Giannis Antetokounmpo is at an all-time high. The young Greek stud for the Milwaukee Bucks has a smile to die for, plus a unique game that doesn’t come around often. Standing at 6-9 (and still growing), Giannis has a 7-3 wing…
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  • Luol Deng made available by Cleveland Cavaliers ahead of NBA tr…

    Luol Deng made available by Cleveland Cavaliers ahead of NBA trade deadline

    ESPN.com Feb 19
    As they evaluate the team and try to make a deal to help get into the playoffs, the Cleveland Cavaliers are making recently acquired Luol Deng available ahead of Thursday's trade deadline, multiple league sources told ESPN.com.
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  • NBA trade deadline primer: Latest on all 30 teams

    NBA trade deadline primer: Latest on all 30 teams

    CNNSI.com Feb 19
    With the NBA trade deadline rapidly approaching, SI.com's Chris Mannix talked to sources around the league to examine the prospects of all 30 teams heading into Thursday's deadline (3 p.m. ET).
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  • Video - Cavs Win Sixth Straight 00:59

    Cavs Win Sixth Straight

    Feb 19
    Kyrie Irving scored a team-high 22 points in the Cavaliers' 101-93 win over the Magic.
  • Video - Kemba, Bobcats Topple Pistons 00:49

    Kemba, Bobcats Topple Pistons

    Feb 19
    Kemba Walker's double-double of 24 points and 16 assists guided the Bobcats to a 116-98 win over the Pistons.
  • Video - Love Beats Buzzer 00:11

    Love Beats Buzzer

    Feb 19
    Kevin Love hits a corner 3 with 0.9 remaining in the 3rd quarter.
  • Video - Bulls Hold Off Raptors 00:59

    Bulls Hold Off Raptors

    Feb 19
    Despite 32 points from DeMar DeRozan, the Raptors fell to the Bulls 94-92.

Sports Columnists

  • New York Knicks, Los Angeles Clippers table trade talks for day

    Feb 19
    The New York Knicks are still trying to complete a trade for Los Angeles Clippers point guard Darren Collison before Thursday's trade deadline, according to sources close to the talks.
  • Daily Dime: Dwight Howard returns to boos, but rips up Lakers

    Feb 19
    Dwight Howard's feeling healthier than he did in his lone Lakers season, and it shows
  • Daily Dime: Dwight Howard returns to boos, but rips up Lakers

    Feb 19
    Dwight Howard's feeling healthier than he did in his lone Lakers season, and it shows
  • Houston Rockets have eyes on Rajon Rondo of Boston Celtics

    Feb 19
    The Houston Rockets want to acquire Boston Celtics star point guard Rajon Rondo, according to sources familiar with Houston's thinking.