Against last year’s finalist Miami Heat the Bucks also won game four with 120: 103 and thus made the “Sweep“Perfect. For Miami it was the first straight defeat in a playoff series since 2007. In the round of eight, the Bucks get it after an extensive break with the Brooklyn Nets or the Boston Celtics to do, who face each other on Sunday (May 30th, 2021) in game four.
Triple-Double by Antetokounmpo
When the Bucks won in Miami, top star Giannis Antetokounmpo was even more topical MVP, with 20 points, 15 assists and twelve rebounds his first Triple-Double in a playoff game.
Antetokounmpo is only the third player in the Bucks after Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1970) and Paul Pressey (1986), who managed to do this in the knockout round. The top scorer of the Bucks on Saturday was center Brook Lopez with 25 points.
Bonga and Washington on the verge of collapse
Isaac Bonga, on the other hand, faces the playoffs with the Washington Wizards. The club from the US capital also lost the third first-round duel with the favored ones Philadelphia 76ers and is behind with the 103: 132 with 0: 3. With another defeat in the best-of-seven series, the end of the season is sealed for the Wizards.
Bonga was used for almost four minutes in the guests’ highest final round success since 2001, but remained without points. In the 76ers, where all five professionals in the starting lineup scored double-digit points, Joel Embiid towered with 36 points.
Close duel between Denver and Portland
It’s much tighter between the two Denver Nuggets and the Portland Trail Blazers to. After Denver last shot the series, Portland equalized with a 115:95 home win. The favored ones Utah Jazz went to the Memphis Grizzlies thanks to the 121: 111 success with a 2-1 lead.
Stand: 30.05.2021, 08:22