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 5, 2021 (All times are in Philippine Standard Time) at the Fiver Forum.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 36 big points against the Nets to beat them for the second time in a row while also having a big run within the final quarter to secure the lead against the Nets. In addition, “The Greek Freak” finished with 12 rebounds, ending his game with a double-double, dropping 4 three-pointers, and played for 37 minutes for his squad.
“I’m happy we were able to put on a show for our fans and able to build good habits in those games, but that’s all,” said the reigning 2-time MVP. “They don’t mean nothing. Nobody’s going to remember these games when we’re in the playoffs.”
Jrue Holiday had a big game today, chipping in 23 points, 10 assists, and 8 rebounds, nearly finishing the game with a triple-double performance against the Nets. Not only that, but Holiday also dropped 8 out of his 13 looks from the field. Holiday made a defensive stop on the Nets as he stole the ball to secure the win in the last seconds of the game.
Khris Middleton also scored 23 points. Forbes added with 14 points while DiVincenzo had 10.
“They got a nice groove going in the fourth, made shots, made plays,” Durant shared. “You’ve got to give them credit.”
The Brooklyn Nets got beaten again by the Bucks in their rematch in the Fiserv Forum where Kevin Durant had 32 points, 9 rebounds, and made 4 made three-point shots.
Kyrie Irving had a big game today after scoring 20 points in their previous game. The first pick of the 2011 NBA Draft tallied 38 points in this game while also diming 5 assists and blocking 2 shots. Irving also shot 6-12 from outside the three-point arc.
The Milwaukee Bucks improve to 41-24 while the Brooklyn Nets fall to 43-23.
Nets vs Bucks
33-34; 25-32; 36-26; 24-32
Nets (118) – Irving 38, Durant 32, Harris 12, Green 10, James 10, Griffin 9
Bucks (124) – Antetokounmpo 36, Middleton 23, Holiday 23, Forbes 14, DiVincenzo 10