Sports Minute: Here is the latest Texas sports news from The Ass - KXXV Central Texas News Now

Sports Minute: Here is the latest Texas sports news from The Associated Press

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Giannis Antetokounmpo and Luka Doncic never really squared off in their first head-to-head matchup, with the enormous exception of one game-deciding moment. The established All-Star drove the lane. The rising All-Star had no chance to stop him. There will be plenty of Giannis vs. Luka moments before their NBA careers are all said and done, but the first one of those came on Monday and it absolutely went Antetokounmpo's way.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Joel Embiid had 32 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers past fellow MVP contender James Harden and the Houston Rockets 121-93. Harden finished with 37 points, giving him 20 straight games with at least 30.

MILWAUKEE (AP) - A person with knowledge of the situation says the Houston Rockets are trading Carmelo Anthony and an undisclosed amount of cash to the Chicago Bulls. The deal is expected to be completed Tuesday. The person tells The Associated Press that Anthony will not wind up playing for the Bulls. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because nothing can be finalized until the league office approves the deal.

NEW YORK (AP) - Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay and Edgar Martinez seem likely to be elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Tuesday. There has never been a unanimous pick. Ken Griffey Jr. set the record for highest percent at 99.32 when he was on 437 of 440 ballots two years ago.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Makai Mason scored 29 points and Baylor cruised to an 85-73 win over West Virginia. The Bears (12-6, 4-2 Big 12) survived a second-half comeback attempt to grab their fourth win in five games.

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Giannis Antetokounmpo had 31 points and 15 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Dallas Mavericks 116-106. Eric Bledsoe had 21 points and Malcolm Brogdon 19 for the Bucks, who have won five straight and 12 of their last 14 to improve to 34-12 overall. Luka Doncic had 18 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for Dallas, which has lost four in a row. Jalen Brunson had 16 points.

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Giannis Antetokounmpo had 18,000 fans in the stands and one on the opposing bench. The game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Dallas Mavericks was an impromptu reunion for brothers Giannis and Kostas Antetokounmpo. One of them is likely to be announced later this week as a captain for the All-Star Game and the other still looking for his NBA debut.

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) - Gary Blackston scored 21 points with eight rebounds, Dennis Jones scored 16 and Prairie View A&M capitalized on Grambling miscues for an 83-66 win. The Panthers now have won six straight, the longest streak during coach Bryron Smith's tenure.

Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly