Specialists, Followers React as Bucks Rout Bulls in Sport 3 with Khris Middleton out Injured
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No topic missing three-time All-Huge establish Khris Middleton with a sprained MCL, the Milwaukee Bucks routed the Chicago Bulls 111-81 in Sport 3 of their first-round playoff assortment on Friday.
Milwaukee led by as many as 37 factors and held a double-digit edge for the entirety of the closing three quarters. The Bucks led for the closing 46 minutes overall.
Merely put, Milwaukee was laser-focused and likely to position a disappointing Sport 2 loss on the again of them from the birth.
Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski
The #Bucks had been up 16 to birth the second quarter and Giannis Antetokounmpo had one basket.
Milwaukee won no topic a fairly easy (but ambiance friendly) scoring night from Giannis Antetokounmpo, who had 18 factors on 7-of-12 shooting. The Bucks did not want their celeb to be the hero, despite the indisputable truth that, as a model of neutral players excelled.
Grayson Allen’s 22 factors led Milwaukee, and Bobby Portis added a 18-point, 16-rebound double-double.
ESPN Stats & Knowledge @ESPNStatsInfo
Grayson Allen’s 9 factors within the 1st quarter tied his profession excessive for any quarter in his playoff profession
Allen was 3-3 FG for 9 pts with DeMar DeRozan because the distinguished defender within the distinguished quarter pic.twitter.com/ywNIWumEKP
The Bucks’ protection, which allowed DeMar DeRozan to ranking 41 factors in a 114-110 Bulls Sport 2, held him to 11 factors Friday.
Chicago ended up shooting smartly suited 9-of-34 from three-point differ because the Bucks’ protection put on a masterclass performance.
Steve Fifer @SparkyRadio
Defense mighty better. This appears to be extra adore the #Bucks we know.
Milwaukee is now up 2-1 within one of the most sensible-of-seven assortment. Sport 4 is decided for 1 p.m. ET Sunday from Chicago.