Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks beat Miami Heat 104-85

Miami's LeBron James and Dwyane Wade are in a pensive mood as they sit on the bench during their team's 104-85 defeat by the Milwaukee Buck. Photo: Reuters

Dwyane Wade's return to the line-up wasn't nearly enough for Miami.

Brandon Jennings scored 25 points and Mike Dunleavy had 13 of his 18 in the fourth quarter as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Heat 104-85.

Monday, 31 December, 2012, 3:08am

Dream NBA debut as Alexander steps up

Ask any decent salesman and they'll tell you. No matter how fancy the packaging, first and foremost you have to have the product.

The NBA took care of one of those factors earlier this week with the promise to gift-wrap basketball in China with the addition of 12 spanking new stadiums.

16 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Tim Noonan

Tell the world, one and all: The buck stops in Hong Kong. Well, sort of. The newest Buck stopped this week in Hong Kong. However, attempts to tell the world were somewhat muted.

2 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Badly matched - Yi unimpressed by Bucks

It's not exactly a marriage made in heaven.

Unlike most of his peers at the NBA draft at Madison Square Garden who were celebrating the occasion, Yi Jianlian was not wearing a smile after being selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the sixth overall pick.

30 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Legend Abdul-Jabbar to grace China courts

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, one of the most famous names in sport, is returning to China to play in a four-game series against the Chinese national team next month.

Abdul-Jabbar was the Milwaukee Bucks' top pick in the 1969 draft and played for them for six years. He was then traded to the Los Angeles Lakers where he stayed another 14 seasons.

25 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Big Dog barks up wrong tree

THE Falstaff of boxing Don King - a sad, terrible answer to what really happened to Buckwheat - made famous the phrase, 'Only in America (OIA)', but the latest candidate for the OIA's poster child has to be young basketball player Glenn 'Big Dog' Robinson.

23 Oct 1994 - 12:00am