Bucks beat Nuggets, flex defensive muscle

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 36 points, 18 rebounds and five assists as the Milwaukee Bucks showcased their improved defense by trouncing the Denver Nuggets 112-95 on Monday night.

Nuggets spoil Doc Rivers' debut as Bucks coach

Doc Rivers saw the same thing coaching from the sideline Monday night as he did watching from his couch all season — a talented Milwaukee team that just needs a little more time to take shape.