Phoenix (United States), July 18, LETA – AP. The Milwaukee Bucks team won one victory on Saturday from its second National Basketball Association (NBA) title.
In the fifth outing of the Bucks Finals, the visitors played Phoenix’s Dog with a score of 123: 119 (21:37, 43:24, 36:29, 23:29), reaching 3-2 in the series with up to four victories.
Milwaukee basketball players finished 0-2 at the start of the series, but have now won three fights in a row and could make it to the finals of this year on their field on Tuesday.
The home team played a 16-point deficit in this game and won with all attempts to defend. The success of the Bucks team was assured by Jannis Adetokunbo, who intercepted the ball from the top 13 seconds before the final whistle to the final whistle after George Holide intercepted the ball and continued with an “alley-oop”.
At the time of the throw, Chris Paul broke the rules against him. Although the Greek basketball player did not take his free throw, the Bucks took the rebound and provoked another foul. Chris Middleton scored one of two “penalty kicks” to reach the end result.
Adetokunbo ended the match with 32 points, nine rebounds and six assists. Middleton added 29 points, while Holide had 27 points and 13 assists.
“Dog” did not save Devin Bucker from 40 points. Paul had 21 points and 11 assists, but Deander Eiton had 20 points and 10 rebounds.
In the second and third quarters, the owners of the court scored 32 out of 45 shots from the game, defeating the opponents by 79:53 in this section.
The dog has not won the NBA Finals yet, but the Bucks look to win the first trophy in 50 years.
Latvian basketball player Rodions Kurucs spent less than two months this season as a member of the “Bucks” team.
In the NBA Main Event, the teams played 72 games this season, which is ten less than normal.