As the national basketball teams prepare for the Olympic Games, in the United States the exclusive finals of the NBA, where the best team of the season of the most prestigious league in the world is defined. After the victory of Milwaukee bucks on Phoenix suns for 109-103 in the fourth match, the series was tied (2-2) and it will be resolved in the next three (or at least two) games.
Khris Middleton, a Bucks figure with 40 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists (AP photo)
The Bucks woke up and started the comeback. It is that they started on the left foot after losing the first two duels and they rebuilt first thanks to the brilliant performance of Giannis Antetokounmpo (vital for victory in game 3) and of Khris middleton, who contributed 40 points (15 of 33 shooting), 6 rebounds and 4 assists at the Fiserv Forum to match the result of the series.
The 17,341 spectators present at the Wisconsin stadium witnessed a very even match, which was decided in the final minutes. Iba 99-99 and missing 1’30 “ when the figures of Milwaukee made the difference that was reflected in the final result. Middleton stood out with a triple to seal his big night and Antetokounmpo wore a remarkable cover to Deandre Ayton and closed with 26 points (11 of 19 shooting), 14 rebounds and 8 assists.
Giannis Antetokounmpo’s cover of Deandre Ayton (AP photo)
“We are all tired, you have to leave everything on the court”The escort declared post-match. “We want this very much and the team showed it tonight. But we have to keep improving and continue to play well.”added the Greek interior looking forward to getting the second ring for the Bucks.
For its part, Devin Booker He was the figure of the Suns and the highest scorer of the game (42), although it was not enough for the victory of his own. “It does not matter anything, the main objective is to win games”, downloaded at the press conference. “The team defended at a great level, we just have to close the possessions and that is something that hurt us,” he analyzed.
Devin Booker was the top scorer of the match with 42 points (photo REUTER)
The fifth game of the series will be played this Saturday from 22 at the Phoenix Suns Arena, where those of Mike Budenholzer and Monty Williams will seek to gain an advantage in the final stretch of the definition of this NBA season.