The Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA) defeated the Miami Heat even without ace Giannis Antetokounmpo and turned the playoff (PO) match to the starting point.
Milwaukee defeated Miami 138-122 in the second leg of the first round of the 2022-23 season NBA PO Eastern Conference (4 wins from 7 matches) held at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA on the 20th (Korean time). Milwaukee, who lost 117-130 in the first game, made the series 1-1 and left for Miami.
Milwaukee was unable to play on the court due to a back injury suffered by Antetokounmpo during the first game, but did not give up a single lead in the game that day. Brook Lopez (25 points), Cruz Halladay (24 points), Pet Continental (22 points), and Joe Ingles (17 points) performed evenly and perfectly filled the void left by the ace. Milwaukee, in particular, threw 49 3-pointers and achieved 25 tie-ins, the most in PO history.
Miami’s Jimmy Butler scored 25 points but couldn’t prevent the loss. Tyler Hiro suffered a fractured wrist in Game 1 and is unlikely to play the rest of the game.
Even in the Western Conference,카지노the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 103-93 despite Ja Morant’s injury gap and balanced the series with 1 win and 1 loss. Xavier Tillman contributed to the victory with 22 points and 13 rebounds, and Jaren Jackson Jr. also contributed with 18 points and 9 rebounds. In the Lakers, LeBron James scored 28 points, the highest score for both teams, but Anthony Davis (13 points) was disappointing.
The Denver Nuggets, the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference, beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 122-113 to take a 2-0 lead in the series. Jamal Murray (41 points) and Nicola Jokic (27 points) combined for 67 points to lead the victory. In particular, Yokichi played in 50 PO games and set a record of 26.2 points, 11.5 rebounds and 6.4 assists on average. According to ESPN, an American sports media outlet, Jokic is the first player to record an average of 25 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists or more in 50 PO games.