Here are the scores, updates, and results of the NBA 2020-2021 regular season match between the Milwaukee Bucks (MIL) vs the Brooklyn Nets (BKN) on May 3, 2021 (All times are in Philippine Standard Time) at the Fiserv Forum.
Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks to a win against the brilliant performance of Kevin Durant and the rest of the Nets squad.
“The Greek Freak” recorded 49 points, 8 rebounds, and 3 blocks for his team. Not only that, but he also dropped 4 three-point shots against the Nets, who lets him shoot freely from the perimeter and from outside the three-point arc.
“I’ve been working on a jump shot my whole life,” Antetokounmpo shared after hitting 21-36 of his shots. “I know eventually one day it’s all going to click.”
Khris Middleton added 26 big points, 11 rebounds, and 6 assists to help his team win against the opposing team. In addition, Middleton also dropped 3 three-pointers.
Jrue Holiday contributed 18 points while Forbes, who came from the bench had 12 points for the Bucks.
Meanwhile, the Nets had a phenomenal game for themselves, but it was not enough against the brilliance of Antetokounmpo and the rest of the Bucks.
Kevin Durant led the Brooklyn Nets with 42 big points, 10 rebounds, and 7 three-point shots made, majority of those three-pointers were from the second half when they were trailing. Within the last seconds of the game, Durant attempted a difficult three-point shot to tie the game and send it to overtime. Unfortunately, it did not fall into the net.
Kyrie Irving finished with 20 points, while Landry Shamet had 17.
“You’ve got a guy who is pretty much the same size as Giannis, with unlimited range,” Middleton shared. “KD is a guy who will just pull up in your face like you’re not there.”
The Milwaukee Bucks rise up to 40-26 while the Brooklyn Nets fall down to 43-22.
Nets vs Bucks
37-28; 22-34; 31-28; 24-21
Nets (114) – Durant 42, Irving 20, Shamet 17, Griffin 11, Jordan 10
Bucks (117) – Antetokounmpo 49, Middleton 26, Holiday 18, Forbes 12, Lopez 4