The Milwaukee Bucks have been in actual hazard of trailing 3-0 of their second-round collection towards the Brooklyn Nets, however they discovered a manner to prevail 86-83 in Thursday’s Game 3 at residence.
It would’ve been completely devastating to be pushed to the precipice of elimination. Getting swept would’ve virtually actually price Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer his job and introduced into query whether or not Giannis Antetokounmpo might sooner or later lead Milwaukee to an NBA championship.
But not less than for now, the Deer doubters are being held at bay. Given that the Bucks shot solely 37.8% from the sphere and bricked 25 of 31 three-point makes an attempt, you’ve gotten to commend their resolve to get this “W” in Wisconsin.
Thanks to a 30-11 first quarter, Milwaukee constructed an enormous lead, then relied on its defensive prowess to power Kevin Durant into an off evening. The hosts gave the Nets their greatest punch, and it landed.