The playoff game the Milwaukee Bucks really needed finally came on Thursday night at the Fiserv Forum. There was no playoff game yet when Janice Adetokumpo really made her presence felt while cranking up impressive numbers. But on Thursday, things changed as he and Khris Middleton scored 79% of Milwaukee’s points. This is the highest playoff rate in NBA history. Their 68 points helped push the Bucks over the Brooklyn Nets, 86-83, to support Brooklyn and make the series 2-1.
Middleton and Jeannis were great, but it was the third element for the Milwaukee main player who made a big appearance when needed. With 11.4 seconds left, Jrue Holiday regained the Bucks lead with a smooth spin thanks to Bruce Brown. Kevin Durant’s second final three-point attempt horrified the loyal Bucks spirit, but ultimately failed and sealed Milwaukee’s game. No team in NBA history has lost the series lead 3-0, but luckily Milwaukee never sees its deficit heading for Game 4 on Sunday afternoon.
Dollars as a team didn’t make much sense Thursday night, but the ugly win is always a win. Like Milwaukee in Games 1 and 2 on the street, the Nets ‘mistakes seemed to be a difference in Game 3. The Bucks’ hot start was aided by Brooklyn who came out of the gate flat and missed the first seven. shots from the field, with Milwaukee in the lead. 9-0, which makes it a dynamic Fiserv Forum. .. Milwaukee extended the lead to 21 points before the Nets counterattacked late. The 86-83 sounds like a score at the end of three quarters of most game nights, but that’s all Milwaukee needed to win.
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Game 3 was very important, but so is Game 4, with a fifth contest scheduled for next Tuesday in Brooklyn. Connecting the series to the environment Milwaukee is struggling with this week is very important, and Bucks must win at least one at the Barclays Center to qualify for the Eastern Conference Finals. It wasn’t a big game, but Thursday night was a step in the right direction for the Milwaukee Bucks.
Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semi-finals ends at 2 p.m. on Sunday. The game airs nationwide on ABC and fans are encouraged to support the team in the Deer Quarter outside of the Fiserv Forum. You can get full information on Playoff Watch Nights at Deer district website..