The Milwaukee Bucks faced an unexpected turn of events after being blown out by Kevin Durant’s iconic performance in game 5. The Brooklyn Nets’ talisman showed them why he is called the best player of the game. With everything on the line for the Milwaukee Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo and his men came out to avenge for the loss at Fiserv Forum. Brooklyn Nets being shorthanded was another advantage for the Milwaukee Bucks as they scored aggressively. Coming out piping hot, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton scored to force a game 7 by the Milwaukee Bucks.
Game 6 was an intense battle until the late 3rd quarter. While James Harden not being 100% fit, Bucks took an early lead in the game. Giannis Antetokounmpo dominated in the paint with his huge size advantage. Primary shooter Khris Middleton exploited the Nets’ defense as well. Both of them combined for a 68-point performance leaving Nets’ at misery. On the other hand, Nets’ Kevin Durant did everything he could but came sort. Kevin Durant posted a double-double by the end. He scored 32-points and had 11 boards. The next scorer close to him was Harden with 16-points.
Advantage for Giannis Antetokounmpo and Milwaukee Bucks
With Milwaukee Bucks forcing a game 7, things have now intensified in the eastern conference semi-finals. The 2-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo displayed his dominance when he threw down a monster jam on the Nets front court players. Giannis wasn’t letting this one slip away and, with the help of Khris Middleton’s red-hot evening, willed his team to an impressive 104-89 blowout. Finally, after a few quiet games, the Greek freak has answered right back.
The win for Milwaukee has tied the series at 3-3 apiece now. There has been a lot of talk around Antetokounmpo and how he’s failed to show up in this series. In a must-win situation in Game 6 though, the two-time MVP stepped up big and made sure that the franchise lives for another day. He finished with 30 points and 17 rebounds while knocking down six of his 10 free throw attempts. Middleton, on the other hand, dropped a game-high of 38 points including hitting 5-8 from deep.
The team will return to Brooklyn’s home the Barclays Center for game 7. Milwaukee Bucks will look to clamp down on Net’s defense once again after their huge night. It’s just matter of time now to see who advances for the conference finals.