Take a look on Brooklyn Nets vs Milwaukee Bucks predictions here. The Brooklyn Nets have impacted the game pretty hard. Now they have over taken Milwaukee Bucks as the favorites. Especially the 49-point game performance in game 5 forced Giannis Antetokounmpo to believe that Kevin Durant is the best player in the NBA. The entire Brooklyn Nets caught fire with courtesy of Kevin Durant in game 5. The Barclays Center came to life with this heart wrenching performance. On the other hand, Milwaukee Bucks were completely helpless despite double teaming Kevin Durant. Now that they are down 2-3 in the series, they will look to make their comeback at home in game 6.
Brooklyn Nets vs Milwaukee Bucks Match Preview
After making huge impact in first 2 games, the Nets were down by 2. Since the series tied up and Brooklyn Nets without Kyrie Irving, things became tough for the team. James Harden made his comeback in game 5. Despite being unable to play at full potential he stood tall and made plays. The Nets trump card Kevin Durant came up big. He scored a 1 less than 50-points in the game. Coach Budenholzer had no answers for KD and the fans demanded to see Antetokounmpo, a first-team All-Defense member, guard Durant. Giannis has now said he will do so in Game 6. Now Brooklyn is brimming with confidence and will look to carry the same to Fiserv Forum.
Milwaukee Bucks ended their winning streak to the shorthanded opponents. Despite Kyrie Irving out and James Harden not being 100% healthy the game slipped from their hands. Forced turnovers, repeated silly mistakes and giving away unnecessary fouls downed them. With game 6 coming to their home, Milwaukee will look to tie the series once again. Giannis Antetokounmpo and his men cannot afford to lose this game. Antetokounmpo dropped 34 points on 14-22 shooting from the floor and made 2-of-4 three-pointers. He was also not particularly bad from the charity stripe as he made four of his seven free throw attempts.
Brooklyn Nets vs Milwaukee Bucks head to Head
The eastern conference semi-final series is currently 3-2in favour of Brooklyn Nets.
2018-19 – Brooklyn 1-3 Milwaukee
2019-20 – Brooklyn 1-1 Milwaukee
2020-21 – Brooklyn 1-2 Milwaukee
Brooklyn Nets vs Milwaukee Bucks Injury Report
Brooklyn Nets will miss Kyrie Irving since his ankle injury. According to reports, Nets haven’t updated to probable on Kyrie for game 6. Since his injury in game 4, he will also miss the subsequent game.
The Bucks will show off again without Donte DiVincenzo. The guard reportedly under went surgery and will be out for the rest of the season. His ligament injury aggravated otherwise Milwaukee will go unchanged.
Brooklyn Nets vs Milwaukee Bucks Line ups and Starting 5s
The Brooklyn Nets will start unchanged from game 5. They will start with James Harden, Joe Harris, Bruce Brown, Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin. Their look to rotations will be Jeff Green, Landry Shamet, Mike James and Nicolas Claxton.
Milwaukee Bucks will probably go unchanged. Their starters will be Jrue Holiday, Khris Middleton, Giannis Antetokounmpo, PJ Tucker and Brook Lopez. Their look to substitutions will be Pat Connaughton, Bryn Forbes, Elijah Bryant and Thanasis Antetokounmpo.
Brooklyn Nets vs Milwaukee Bucks Predictions
The Milwaukee Bucks still have an edge over the Brooklyn Nets to take Game 6. The game is on their home floor at Fiserv Forum and the Nets are still missing Kyrie Irving. Moreover, one cannot expect Kevin Durant to have a historic performance every night. James Harden is still bothered by his hamstring injury and will need to step up big time in Game 6. Brooklyn Nets will carry their winning form and look to seal the series.
The Fiserv Forum will pose huge advantage to the home team, the Bucks. With their wins already at Fiserv Forum, Giannis Antetokounmpo and his men will look to tie up the series. However, if they don’t, their title dreams will be over.