CHICAGO (AP) — Thaddeus Young scored 20 points, Coby White added 19 and the Chicago Bulls beat Milwaukee 118-112 with Giannis Antetokounmpo and the rest of the Bucks’ starters missing the regular-season finale Sunday night.
BOSTON (AP) — Celtics president Danny Ainge didn’t get everything he wanted at the trade deadline...
OAKLAND, Calif. Two nights after he set the basketball world ablaze with an implausible career high 50 points against the Jazz, Derrick Rose made merely a cameo for the Timberwolves in their 116-99 loss to the Warriors on Friday at Oracle Arena.
Five thoughts from an interesting weekend in local sports:
1 Much was made of Jimmy Butler’s tweets after the Timberwolves’ contentious, ejection-filled loss to the Jazz on Friday, but the most interesting one might have been his reply to a fan who tweeted at Butler, “Ricky is more Minnesota than you, Thibs or that mug Teague will ever be.”
Attempting to reduce wear on its players, the NBA opened its season two weeks earlier this year, a change that reduced the number of back-to-back games and ensured teams now wont play four games in five nights.