Here are the highlights of the Game 2 match between the Milwaukee Bucks and Orlando Magic which was scheduled on August 21, 2020 (Local Time).
The Eastern Conference top-seeded team, the Milwaukee Bucks bounced back big time in order for them to tie the series at 1-1.
During Game 1, the Magic was able to find holes on the Bucks defense where they exploited and was successful to make a best-of-seven series opener upset.
Yet, in their second meeting in the 2020 NBA Playoffs, Milwaukee had their adjustment and made a statement by sending a message about why they are the best team in the East.
Right from the get-go, the Bucks wasted no time as they made the lives of Magic players miserable inside the basketball court. Milwaukee limited the scoring output of Orlando to only 13 points at the end of the first period.
Orlando didn’t give up and also had their moments scaring Bucks to catch-up yet their early scoring struggle was one of the main factors why they weren’t able to complete the comeback.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had a double-double performance with 28 points and 20 rebounds while Brook Lopez added 20 markers.
For Orlando, they continue to miss the services of their several players due to injuries. They continue to rely on the scoring abilities of Nikola Vucevic who made another 30+ points, a stellar follow-up from his Game 1 performance.
Game 3 of the Milwaukee Bucks and the Orlando Magic first-round match is scheduled on August 23 at 1:00 AM (PHI time).
Milwaukee Vs Orlando Game 2 Box Score
Bucks (111) – Antetokounmpo 28, Middleton 2, B. Lopez 20, Bledsoe 13, Matthews 7, Williams 2, R. Lopez 2, Hill 2, Korver 9, Connaughton 15, DiVincenzo 11
Magic (96) – Clark 3, Ennis III 8, Vucevic 32, Fultz 11, Fournier 12, Birch 5, Iwundu 3, Augustin 10, Ross 12