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Bucks star Antetokounmpo wins NBA MVP

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) The Milwaukee Bucks fell two games short of the NBA Finals.

They won big at the NBA Awards.

A tearful Giannis Antetokounmpo earned Most Valuable Player honors, Mike Budenholzer won Coach of the Year, and Jon Horst took Executive of the Year on Monday night in Santa Monica.

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Mavericks' Doncic named Rookie of Year

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) The Latest on the NBA Awards show in Santa Monica, California (all times local):

6:20 p.m.

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Jazz C Gobert again tabbed Defensive POY

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) The Latest on the NBA Awards show in Santa Monica, California (all times local):

7:50 p.m.

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Budenholzer nabs 2nd Coach of Year award

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) The Latest on the NBA Awards show in Santa Monica, California (all times local):

7:30 p.m.

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Raptors' Siakam wins Most Improved award

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) The Latest on the NBA Awards show in Santa Monica, California (all times local):

6:30 p.m.

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Hawks, Blazers swap Bazemore for Turner

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks have traded Kent Bazemore to the Portland Trail Blazers for Evan Turner is a swap of high-priced players heading into the final year of their contracts.

Bazemore was the last holdover from the Hawks' 60-win team in 2014-15. The 6-foot-5 swingman lost his starting job midway through last season and is set to make nearly $19.3 million in the last season of a four-year, $70 million deal. The drafting of De'Andre Hunter and Cam Reddish figured to cut into Bazemore's playing time even more, leading to Monday's trade.

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Clips' Williams repeats as top Sixth Man

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) The Latest on the NBA Awards show in Santa Monica, California (all times local):

6:55 p.m.

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Knicks fined $50K for Daily News snub

NEW YORK (AP) The NBA fined the New York Knicks $50,000 on Monday for violating media rules by not allowing the New York Daily News to cover one of the team's news conferences.

The Knicks held a news conference on Friday to introduce their new draft picks, sending out an advisory announcing the details to some media that cover the team but not to the Daily News. The Knicks have feuded with the tabloid for years over what the team feels is negative coverage, and Friday was not the first time the Daily News had been excluded from an event.

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Warriors to meet with Durant, Thompson

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Golden State general manager Bob Myers plans to meet with both Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson ahead of the start of free agency this weekend.

"Yes," Myers answered succinctly Monday when asked about sit-downs with both free agents, each injured for the runner-up Warriors during the NBA Finals and expected to miss at least most of next season.

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Wizards' Beal honored for community work

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) The Latest on the NBA Awards show in Santa Monica, California (all times local):

7:10 p.m.

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