After Friday evening’s schedule of two elimination video games of NBA Playoff motion, it will be laborious to duplicate the joy placed on by the lights out efficiency of the Atlanta Hawks and Philadelphia 76ers (actually) or the unreal 81-47 second half turnaround of the Utah Jazz and the Los Angeles Clippers.
SLAM breaks down certainly one of NBA followers’ favourite occasions referred to as “Sport 7” to see if the Brooklyn Nets and Milwaukee Bucks can reside as much as the hype.
No. 3 Milwaukee Bucks 115, No. 2 Brooklyn Nets 111 in additional time.
Bucks win sequence 4-3…It’s the first Sport 7 victory on the highway in franchise historical past!
Two toes on the road was the distinction between a playoff shot for the ages and additional time.
This recreation was an instantaneous flashback to 90’s basketball. A tricky laborious nosed defensive battle between two groups with superstars enjoying brilliantly.
Followers have been throughout Giannis each time he went to the free throw line. With two airballed free throws, many gamers would have caved in to the stress. The previous two time MVP didn’t.
Giannis Antetokounmpo put collectively a stat line of 40 factors, 13 rebounds and 5 assists in 50 minutes. Nevertheless, it was his teammates scored well timed baskets all through the sport, particularly Khris Middleton’s who knocked down a mid vary jumper to offer the Bucks the lead in OT.
Kevin Durant was referred to as by the Greek Freak one of the best participant on the earth after placing up a stat line of 49 factors, 17 rebounds and 10 assists in Sport 5. In Sport 7, KD simply proved that the person acknowledges expertise. Durant scored an all time Sport 7 file of 48 factors and mainly willed his staff all through this recreation enjoying each minute.
Nevertheless, it was the Bucks who got here out victorious. They’ll now face the winner of the Hawks-Sixers sequence, with Sport 7 scheduled for tonight.