Sport 14: 0 run in the fourth quarter: Bucks forcing game 7
NBA playoffs 2021: Nets triumph over Bucks in Game 1 despite early Harden blow
Blake Griffin produced a throwback game after James Harden's early injury as the Brooklyn Nets took Game 1 against the Milwaukee Bucks.Harden left the court after only 43 seconds after re-injuring his right hamstring, but Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving stepped up in his absence, along with Blake Griffin who had a throwback game.
The series between Brooklyn and Milwaukee goes to the seventh game. The Bucks had the longer breath at the 104: 89 in front of a local audience.
Middleton and Antetokounmpo Not to Stop
The Nets have given the first match ball and thus missing the premature entry into the final of the Eastern Conference. The 89: 104 in Wisconsin was clear, the Bucks led from the start to the finish and spent past doubts on the success by a 14: 0-run in the fourth section. The decision game takes place on Saturday in Brooklyn.
Important Support at the Victory Milwaukees were Khris Middleton with 38 points (career repair in the play-offs) and Giannis antetokounmpo with 30 points. With ten or 17 rebounds, the duo also made the Double Double Perfect.
"We do not worry about the pressure at all. I know it's an all-or nothing game, but at the same time it's just basketball," said Middleton.
Nets-Superstar James Harden was apparently not in full ownership of his powers in the second game after his recovery and came to 16 points at seven assists. Kevin Durant, who had worn and played all the burden in the fifth game, put 32 points at elf rebounds. Kyrie Irving was missing due to an ankle injury and was painfully missing.
AP source: Harden commits to US Olympic men's team for Tokyo .
USA Basketball’s Olympic men’s roster is getting closer to filled, with now as many as eight spots on the 12-person team claimed. Brooklyn’s James Harden has told the national team that is committed to playing U.S. men's national team next month at the Tokyo Games, said a person familiar with the decision. Miami’s Bam Adebayo has also informed USA Basketball of his intention to play for the team at the Tokyo Games. Adebayo’s decision was firstBrooklyn’s James Harden has told the national team that is committed to playing U.S. men's national team next month at the Tokyo Games, said a person familiar with the decision. Miami’s Bam Adebayo has also informed USA Basketball of his intention to play for the team at the Tokyo Games.