A great night to enjoy the teams with the best record in the league, the Milwaukee Bucks face the Los Angeles Lakers in a power versus power match, where we can watch several of the best players in the league in a great show.

Game Summary

The match started with some inaccuracies in the first minutes, Giannis Antetokounmpo converted an effective shot from the perimeter, then Antetokounmpo nailed it in front of his rivals, Danny Green responded with a shot from the perimeter, George Hill scored from the 3 point line, Hill would again shoot from the perimeter, Anthony Davis would assist Javale McGee with an alley-opp, Pat Connaughton would shoot a tray on a quick break, Anthony Davis would leave a float on the hoop and convert, finishing the first quarter by winning Milwaukee by 2 possessions.

Bucks continued to increase the lead, Khris Middleton scored from middle distance, Wesley Matthews scored from the perimeter, Middleton also responded from the 3-point line, Milwaukee took a dangerous 19-digit lead and some reaction from the Lakers was expected, Ersan Ilyasova assisted Brook Lopez who nailed it with a good alley-opp, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope stole the ball and scored on a tray, Caldwell-Pope scored a shot from the perimeter trying to gestate the reaction, Danny Green also added and scored from the 3 point line, Green scored from the perimeter and got the foul, missed the extra, finished the first half 46 - 65 up Milwaukee.

Second Half

Lakers took away part of the advantage in the initial minutes of the second half, Lebron James assisted Anthony Davis and he converted a tray, then Giannis Antetokounmpo responded with a great shot from the perimeter, George Hill penetrated easily before the weak Lakers defense, Anthony Davis left a float and got the foul, He scored the extra, Caldwell Pope scored from the perimeter, Anthony Davis scored from the board and Lakers continued to reduce the advantage, Brook Lopez scored from half distance, Lebron James answered from the middle, Lakers would win the quarterfinals but Bucks continued to lead the game by 8 digits.

Milwaukee rethought their game and kept the lead, Anthony Davis shot a tray near the rim, Middleton responded with a shot from the perimeter, Lebron James scored with a shot from the board, Wesley Matthews shot from the perimeter, Anthony Davis left a float and got the foul, scored the extra, Lebron James assisted Anthony Davis and nailed it with authority, Danny Green converted a shot effectively from the perimeter, ended the duel 104 - 111 with victory of the Bucks over the Lakers.

Details and Personal Analysis

In the first 2 periods of the first half Milwaukee Bucks dominated the Lakers with a great percentage from the 3 point line and in complicity with the Lakers defense who totally neglected that area even though the Bucks bombed them from that area, Giannis Antetokounmpo towards an unstoppable game and it was difficult for the Lakers to stop it, besides the Milwaukee team was playing very well collectively.

From the beginning of the 3rd quarter, the Lakers' reaction would come with Anthony Davis and Danny Green as offensive engines, where they would win the quarterfinals, also with a greater defense. In the last quarter, Lebron James would join the reaction, but the perimeter shots would keep Milwaukee's advantage afloat, who would win in front of their home crowd against the Lakers at the Fiserv Forum.

Best Performances

Giannis Antetokounmpo 34 Pts. 11 Reb. 7 Ast.
George Hill 21 Pts. 3 Reb. 1 Ast.
Khris Middleton 15 Pts. 6 Reb. 1 Ast.

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