THears Phoenix suns have taken a lead of the series in the NBA Finals after beating the Milwaukee Bucks 118-105 in Game 1 at Phoenix on Tuesday night.
All that was talked about in the series was about whether Giannis Antetokounmpo could play after sustaining a knee injury in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Atlanta Hawks, but the Dollars received good news not long before the notice, as Greek monster it was given the green light to start.
Antetokounmpo He ended up playing 35 minutes, scoring 20 points and grabbing 17 rebounds, but it was not enough since the Suns‘trio of Chris paul, Devin Booker other Deandre ayton combined for 81 points. Khris middleton what Dollars” leading scorer with 29 points, while Jrue vacation achieved only 10.
It was Paul, playing in his first NBA Finals, which led the Suns to victory as he landed some crucial cubes in the second half, particularly during a run in which he scored 10 of the Suns’ 12 points in a 2:35 span in the game to increase Phoenixadvantage from 74-62 to 86-68, thus putting the game out of reach of the Dollars.
The Suns entered the fourth quarter with a 16-point lead, but Milwaukee he didn’t give up, cutting the deficit to 101-94 with just over seven minutes to go. However, Paul other Booker Then he came up with two big marks to make the end of the match more comfortable for Phoenix.
Game 2 will take place in Phoenix on Thursday night at 03:00 CEST (21:00 ET), before the series moves to Milwaukee.