Bucks use record scoring first half, 41 points from Giannis to beat Pacers 141-131

INDIANAPOLIS – The Milwaukee Bucks won their third straight game and for the fifth time in their last six with a 141-131 victory over the Indiana Pacers Friday night at Gainbridge FieldHouse. The Bucks moved to a season-best 15 games over .500 at 32-17. The Pacers lost for the ninth time in their last 10 … Read more

Professional scoring leaders in men’s college basketball

College basketball’s scoring leaders include players from a number of different eras, decades, and programs. Some made the list even without the three-point line. Detroit Mercy star Antoine Davis is the latest player to find a spot in the top 5. However, everyone is tracking LSU legend Pete Maravich on the all-time roster. Here are … Read more

Why do NBA stars score so many points? Understanding the league’s scoring boom

If you’ve noticed the sharp rise in the signing of NBA stars lately, you’re not the only one. Two-time NBA defending champion Nikola Jokic sees it, too. Sometimes the Denver Nuggets need a 44-point three-pointer from Jokic, as he did against the Phoenix Suns on Christmas. On Thursday night, Jokić took notice when Utah Jazz … Read more